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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 18 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Markievicz: Prison Letters and Rebel Writings by Lindie Naughton
    Markievicz: Prison Letters and Rebel Writings - by Lindie Naughton

    £17.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781785371615 | ISBN 10: 1785371614

    The Prison Letters of Countess Markievicz were first published in 1932 as a classic of feminist literature. Now restored to their original form by leading Markievicz expert, Lindie Naughton, this new edition features previously unpublished letters th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Repeal the 8th by Una Mullally (Editor)
    Repeal the 8th - by Una Mullally (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781783525164 | ISBN 10: 1783525169

    Abortion is illegal in almost every circumstance in Ireland, making it the only democracy in the western world to have such a constitutional ban. This anthology, a national bestseller, is the definitive collection of the writing and art inspired by t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rocking the System: Fearless and Amazing Irish Women who Made History by Siobhán Parkinson, illustrated by Bren Luke
    Rocking the System: Fearless and Amazing Irish Women who Made History - by Siobhán Parkinson, illustrated by Bren Luke

    £11.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781910411964 | ISBN 10: 1910411965

    Twenty illustrated essays on Irish women, historical and contemporary, who have defied cultural norms, achieved great things and in some way rocked the system. The subjects include Irish women from Queen Medb to Eileen Gray, from Constance Markievicz ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dr James Barry: A Woman Ahead of Her Time by Michael du Preez and Jeremy Dronfield
    Dr James Barry: A Woman Ahead of Her Time - by Michael du Preez and Jeremy Dronfield

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786071194 | ISBN 10: 1786071193

    A Sunday Times Book of the Year As featured on the BBC Radio 2 Book Club  Dr James Barry: Inspector General of Hospitals, army surgeon, duellist, reformer, ladykiller, eccentric. He performed the first successful Caesarean in the British E ... more

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  • Cover image of book To School Through the Fields by Alice Taylor
    To School Through the Fields - by Alice Taylor

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781847178237 | ISBN 10: 1847178235

    "A delightful evocation of Irishness and of the author's deep-rooted love of the very fields of home"(Publishers Weekly) Alice Taylors classic account of growing up in the Irish countryside, the biggest selling book ever published in Ireland. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Whispering Hope: The True Story of the Magdalene Women by Nancy Costello, Kathleen Legg, Diane Croghan, Marie Slattery and Marina Gambold
    Whispering Hope: The True Story of the Magdalene Women - by Nancy Costello, Kathleen Legg, Diane Croghan, Marie Slattery and Marina Gambold

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781409158295 | ISBN 10: 1409158292

    The harrowing account of five women who were confined in Magdalene Laundries in Ireland. "At the conclusion of my discussions with one group of the Magdalene Women one of those present sang 'Whispering Hope'. A line from that song stays in my mind ... more

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  • Cover image of book No Ordinary Women: Irish Female Activists in the Revolutionary Years 1900-1923 by Sinead McCoole
    No Ordinary Women: Irish Female Activists in the Revolutionary Years 1900-1923 - by Sinead McCoole

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781847177896 | ISBN 10: 1847177891

    Spies, snipers, couriers, gun-runners, medics women played a major role in the fight for Ireland's freedom. This book vividly recreates the characters, personalities and courage of Ireland's revolutionary women. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Easter Widows by Sinead McCoole
    Easter Widows - by Sinead McCoole

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781781620236 | ISBN 10: 1781620237

    One week in May 1916, seven Irish women became widows. When they had married their husbands they had embarked on very different lives. They married men of the establishment; one married a lecturer, two others married soldiers, another a civil servant ... more

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  • Cover image of book Down the Crooked Road: My Autobiography by Mary Black
    Down the Crooked Road: My Autobiography - by Mary Black

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781848271883 | ISBN 10: 1848271883

    For the last thirty years, singer Mary Black has been a dominant presence on the Irish music scene, an award-winning artist with many bestselling albums to her name. Now, in this long-awaited memoir, Mary takes us back to the roots of her musical her ... more

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  • Cover image of book Granuaile: Queen of Storms by Dave Hendrick, illustrated by Luca Pizzari
    Granuaile: Queen of Storms - by Dave Hendrick, illustrated by Luca Pizzari

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781847176714 | ISBN 10: 1847176712

    It is a time of invasion, it is a time of adventure.   In the sixteenth century, Granuaile, warrior and leader, was the terror of the North Atlantic and the most feared woman in Ireland, controlling huge parts of the west coast in defiance of ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Place Apart: Northern Ireland in the 1970s by Dervla Murphy
    A Place Apart: Northern Ireland in the 1970s - by Dervla Murphy

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781780600116 | ISBN 10: 1780600119

    At the height of The Troubles, Dervla Murphy bicycled to Northern Ireland to try to understand the situation by speaking to people on either side of the divide. She also sought to interrogate her own opinions and emotions. As an Irishwoman and travel ... more

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  • Cover image of book Everybody Matters: A Memoir by Mary Robinson
    Everybody Matters: A Memoir - by Mary Robinson

    £12.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781444723335 | ISBN 10: 1444723332

    Moving memoir from the first female President of Ireland, and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mary Robinson. Shortlisted for the Political Book Awards 2013 Political Book of the Year   The first woman President of Ireland, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Country Girl by Edna O
    Country Girl - by Edna O'Brien

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780571269440 | ISBN 10: 0571269443

    The publication of Edna O'Brien's memoir is one of the major literary events of the season. Born in Ireland in 1930 and driven into exile after publication of her controversial first novel, The Country Girls, O'Brien has created a body of work which ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Month by the Sea: Encounters in Gaza by Dervla Murphy
    A Month by the Sea: Encounters in Gaza - by Dervla Murphy

    £16.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781906011475 | ISBN 10: 1906011478

    Over the summer of 2011, in her eightieth year, Dervla Murphy spent a month in the Gaza Strip. She met liberals and Islamists, Hamas and Fatah supporters, rich and poor. Used to western reporters dashing in and out of the Strip in times of crisis, th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dissidents: Irish Republican Women 1923-1941 by Ann Matthews
    Dissidents: Irish Republican Women 1923-1941 - by Ann Matthews

    £15.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781856359955 | ISBN 10: 1856359956

    During the War of Independence around 10,000 Irish women were actively involved in the fight for Irish freedom. So why, with the outbreak of Civil War and in the years following this conflict, did the role of women in Irish politics steadily decline ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eva Gore-Booth: An Image of Such Politics by Sonja Tiernan
    Eva Gore-Booth: An Image of Such Politics - by Sonja Tiernan

    £17.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780719082320 | ISBN 10: 0719082323

    This is the first dedicated biography of the extraordinary Irish woman, Eva Gore-Booth. Gore-Booth rejected her aristocratic heritage choosing to live and work amongst the poorest classes in industrial Manchester. Her work on behalf of barmaids, circ ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bloody Mary: My Life and Times by Mary Coughlan
    Bloody Mary: My Life and Times - by Mary Coughlan

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780340993484 | ISBN 10: 0340993480

    Since she rose to international fame in 1985 with her seminal Irish jazz album Tired and Emotional, Mary Coughlan's battles with addiction, the problems in her personal life and career have been well documented. But until now she has never spoken of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ma, He Sold Me for a Few Cigarettes by Martha Long
    Ma, He Sold Me for a Few Cigarettes - by Martha Long

    £7.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781845963132 | ISBN 10: 184596313x

    'Then I heard the most beautiful music, an suddenly I was outa me body an flyin. An I wanted te cry inside meself. I wasn't dead any more, I was lifted away, far away. I can do anythin. I can be somebody, I can be beautiful, I can be gentle, I can be ... more

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