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  • Cover image of book Fifty Years On: The Troubles and the Struggle for Change in Northern Ireland by Malachi O
    Fifty Years On: The Troubles and the Struggle for Change in Northern Ireland - by Malachi O'Doherty

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781786496669 | ISBN 10: 1786496666

    Fifty years ago, an eruption of armed violence traumatized Northern Ireland and transformed a period of street protest over civil rights into decades of paramilitary warfare by republicans and loyalists.  In this evocative memoir, Malachi O'Dohe ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Battle of Bogside by Clive Limpkin
    The Battle of Bogside - by Clive Limpkin

    £12.95   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781911053415 | ISBN 10: 1911053418

    Clive Limpkin arrived in Derry in August 1969, on the eve of the Battle of the Bogside, as a photojournalist for the London Daily Sketch. He captured the turmoil of that period with intense reality and returned regularly over the next three years to ... more

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  • Cover image of book War And An Irish Town by Eamonn McCann
    War And An Irish Town - by Eamonn McCann

    £14.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781608469741 | ISBN 10: 1608469743

    War and an Irish Town is Eamonn McCann's classic account of growing up Catholic in a Northern Irish ghetto.   McCann’s account of what it is like to grow up a Catholic in a Northern Irish ghetto — first published in 1974 — quickly becam ... more

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  • Cover image of book Revolutionary Dublin, 1912-1923: A Walking Guide by John Gibney with Donal Fallon
    Revolutionary Dublin, 1912-1923: A Walking Guide - by John Gibney with Donal Fallon

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781848893399 | ISBN 10: 1848893396

    Step back in time with this accessible walking guide to the revolutionary history of Dublin. John Gibney and Donal Fallon have spent years leading historical walking tours through the city, and now guide readers at their own pace through this radical ... more

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  • Cover image of book A James Connolly Reader by James Connolly
    A James Connolly Reader - by James Connolly

    £16.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781608466467 | ISBN 10: 1608466469

    A stirring collection of James Connolly's most important speeches and writing.  Considered by many Ireland's most important revolutionary, James Connolly devoted his life to struggles against exploitation, oppression, and imperialism. Active ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Twelve Apostles by Tim Pat Coogan
    The Twelve Apostles - by Tim Pat Coogan

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784080150 | ISBN 10: 1784080152

    Ireland, 1919: When Sinn Féin proclaims Dáil Éireann the parliament of the independent Irish republic, London declares the new assembly to be illegal, and a vicious guerilla war breaks out between republican and crown forces. Michael Collins, inte ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Rule of the Land: Walking Ireland
    The Rule of the Land: Walking Ireland's Border - by Garrett Carr

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571313372 | ISBN 10: 057131337x

    In the wake of the EU referendum, the United Kingdom’s border with Ireland has gained greater significance: it is set to become the frontier with the European Union.   To uncover its secret landscape, with a troubled past and an uncertain fu ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Origins of the Irish by J.P. Mallory
    The Origins of the Irish - by J.P. Mallory

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780500293300 | ISBN 10: 0500293309

    Written as an engrossing detective story by the leading authority on the subject, this book deals with the core issues and multiple influences in the creation of the Irish people as well as exploring the controversial question of the Celts and the Ir ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ireland - The Autobiography: One Hundred Years of Irish Life, Told by Its People by John Bowman
    Ireland - The Autobiography: One Hundred Years of Irish Life, Told by Its People - by John Bowman

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780141034676 | ISBN 10: 014103467x

    Ireland in its own words: a dazzling compendium.   Over the past hundred years, Ireland has undergone profound political, social and cultural changes. But one thing that has not changed is the Irish genius for observation and storytelling, inv ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Seven: The Lives and Legacies of the Founding Fathers of the Irish Republic by Ruth Dudley Edwards
    The Seven: The Lives and Legacies of the Founding Fathers of the Irish Republic - by Ruth Dudley Edwards

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786070739 | ISBN 10: 1786070731

    On Easter Sunday, 23 April 1916, the seven members of the Irish Republican Brotherhood's military council met to proclaim an Irish Republic with themselves as the provisional government. After a week of fighting with the British army on the streets o ... more

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  • Cover image of book 1916: The Mornings After by Tim Pat Coogan
    1916: The Mornings After - by Tim Pat Coogan

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784080112 | ISBN 10: 178408011x

    The 1916 Easter Rising and its aftermath changed Ireland for ever. The British government's execution of 14 republican rebels transformed a group hitherto perceived as cranks and troublemakers into national heroes. Those who avoided the British firin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bitter Freedom: Ireland in A Revolutionary World 1918-1923 by Maurice Walsh
    Bitter Freedom: Ireland in A Revolutionary World 1918-1923 - by Maurice Walsh

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780571243013 | ISBN 10: 0571243010

    The Irish Revolution - the war between the British authorities and the newly-formed IRA - was the first successful revolt anywhere against the British Empire. This is a vividly-written, compelling narrative placing events in Ireland in the wider cont ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Trial of Roger Casement by Fionnuala Doran
    The Trial of Roger Casement - by Fionnuala Doran

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781910593202 | ISBN 10: 1910593206

    “The extraordinary life of Roger Casement: celebrated humanitarian and condemned Irish revolutionary”   In 1911, Roger Casement was knighted by King George V for his groundbreaking humanitarian work in Africa and South America. Five years late ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eamon de Valera: A Will to Power by Ronan Fanning
    Eamon de Valera: A Will to Power - by Ronan Fanning

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780571312061 | ISBN 10: 0571312063

    amon de Valera is the most remarkable man in the history of modern Ireland. Much as Churchill personified British resistance to Hitler and de Gaulle personified the freedom of France, de Valera personified Irish independence.  From his emerg ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hesitant Comrades: The Irish Revolution and the British Labour Movement by Geoffrey Bell
    Hesitant Comrades: The Irish Revolution and the British Labour Movement - by Geoffrey Bell

    £18.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780745336602 | ISBN 10: 0745336604

    Geoffrey Bell's Hesitant Comrades is the first published history of the policies, actions and attitudes of the British working class towards the Irish national revolution of 1916-21.  Drawing principally on primary sources, Bell brings to lig ... 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 At War with the Empire: Ireland
    At War with the Empire: Ireland's Fight for Independence - by Gerry Hunt

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781847178169 | ISBN 10: 1847178162

    From the author of Blood Upon the Rose comes a graphic novel depicting the guerilla war against British rule in Ireland.  At War with the Empire brings this turbulent era of Anglo-Irish relations to life with colourful artwork and lively text ... 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 Irish History: An Illustrated A-Z by Samas Annaidh
    Irish History: An Illustrated A-Z - by Samas Annaidh

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781783616206 | ISBN 10: 1783616202

    The history of Ireland is one of oppression and emancipation, characterized by foreign rule and the fight for freedom. It is a history in which religious and political conflicts sit side by side with a shared love of the ancient magic that enshrouds ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Nation and Not a Rabble: The Irish Revolution 1913-23 by Diarmaid Ferriter
    A Nation and Not a Rabble: The Irish Revolution 1913-23 - by Diarmaid Ferriter

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781781250426 | ISBN 10: 1781250421

    Packed with violence, political drama and social and cultural upheaval, the years 1913-1923 saw the emergence in Ireland of the Ulster Volunteer Force to resist Irish home rule and in response, the Irish Volunteers, who would later evolve into the IR ... more

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  • Cover image of book De Valera: Long Fellow, Long Shadow by Tim Pat Coogan
    De Valera: Long Fellow, Long Shadow - by Tim Pat Coogan

    £11.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784753276 | ISBN 10: 1784753270

    The history of Ireland for much of the Twentieth century is the history of Eamon De Valera.   From the 1916 Rising, the troubled Treaty negotiations and the Civil War, right through to his retirement after longer in power than any other twent ... more

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  • Cover image of book Great Irish Reportage by John Horgan
    Great Irish Reportage - by John Horgan

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241967126 | ISBN 10: 0241967120

    Reports and dispatches from Ireland's finest writers: the first-ever anthology of Irish reportage.   Alongside its world-famous tradition of great fiction, Ireland has a less well known but thrilling tradition of reportage: journalism, dispatc ... more

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  • Cover image of book Vivid Faces: The Revolutionary Generation in Ireland, 1890-1923 by R F Foster
    Vivid Faces: The Revolutionary Generation in Ireland, 1890-1923 - by R F Foster

    £10.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241954249 | ISBN 10: 024195424x

    A searing cultural history of the remarkable generation who transformed Ireland, from R. F. Foster.   TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT BOOKS OF THE YEAR and OBSERVER BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2014   Vivid Faces surveys the lives and beliefs of the p ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Never Knew That About the Irish by Christopher Winn
    I Never Knew That About the Irish - by Christopher Winn

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780091960254 | ISBN 10: 0091960258

    Bestselling author Christopher Winn takes us on a fascinating journey around Ireland, discovering the tradtions, triumphs, and disasters, foibles, quirks and customs that make up the Irish people. From their peccadilloes to their passions he uncovers ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Luck of the Irish by Babette Smith
    The Luck of the Irish - by Babette Smith

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781742378121 | ISBN 10: 1742378129

    The luck of the Irish was chronic bad luck, as their sad history attests. That's how it looked for 250 Irish convicts when their ship, the Hive, sank ignominiously off the New South Wales coast in 1835. Miraculously all survived, guided to safety by ... 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 Who
    Who's Feckin' Who in Irish History - by Colin Murphy, illustrated by Brendan O'Reilly

    £10.99   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781847176325 | ISBN 10: 1847176321

    Did an Irish monk discover America? Which rebel died of having a feckin tooth pulled? And who in the name of Jaysus was responsible for the Pledge? If you've ever wondered how much of our rabble-rousing history is true, and how much a load of wojus ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Short History of Ireland
    A Short History of Ireland's Rebels - by Morgan Llywelyn

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781847173706 | ISBN 10: 1847173705

    The stirring story of eighteen of Ireland's greatest rebels, from the sixteenth century to today.   From the daring pirate-queen Grace OMalley, to the fiery Protestant lawyer Theobald Wolfe Tone, and the courageous priest-patriot Fr John Murp ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Little Book of Ireland by Ciara Boylan
    The Little Book of Ireland - by Ciara Boylan

    £14.99   hardback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781845888046 | ISBN 10: 1845888049

    The Little Book of Ireland is a funny, fast-paced, fact-packed compendium of the sort of fascinating, frivolous and fantastic information which no one will want to be without. Full of details about the country, past and present, this volume covers su ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Graves are Walking: The History of the Great Irish Famine by John Kelly
    The Graves are Walking: The History of the Great Irish Famine - by John Kelly

    £12.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780571284429 | ISBN 10: 0571284426

    The Irish Famine was one of the worst peacetime disasters ever to strike a European country. This is the first serious and popular account of the catastrophe for many years.  It started in 1845 with the failure of the potato crop, on which mu ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Famine Plot: England
    The Famine Plot: England's Role in Ireland's Greatest Tragedy - by Tim Pat Coogan

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781137278838 | ISBN 10: 1137278838

    During a Biblical seven years in the middle of the nineteenth century, fully a quarter of Irelands citizens either perished from starvation or emigrated in what came to be known as Gorta Mr, the Great Hunger. Waves of hungry peasants fled across th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dublin 1913: Lockout & Legacy by Gary Granville
    Dublin 1913: Lockout & Legacy - by Gary Granville

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781847173614 | ISBN 10: 1847173616

    The Dublin 1913 lockout is often viewed as the most severe and significant industrial dispute in Irish history, between approximately 20,000 workers and 300 employers. Central to the dispute was the workers' right to unionise. The book outlines the p ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Irish: A Photohistory by Sean Sexton and Christine Kinealy
    The Irish: A Photohistory - by Sean Sexton and Christine Kinealy

    £12.95   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780500290798 | ISBN 10: 0500290792

    This is an enthralling visual history, not just for Irish families worldwide, but for the people of every nation, and a photohistorians treasure trove.  The first Irish photographs date from 1840, a year after the discovery of the photograph ... 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 Belfast 400: People, Place and History by S. J. Connolly (Editor)
    Belfast 400: People, Place and History - by S. J. Connolly (Editor)

    £14.95   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781846316357 | ISBN 10: 1846316359

    Published to mark the four hundredth anniversary of Belfast's charter, Belfast 400 presents a new history of one of the worlds most fascinating and most misunderstood cities. The misunderstanding, and the fascination, arise from the same contradicti ... more

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  • Cover image of book 1916 and All That: A History of Ireland from Back Then Until Right Now by C.M. Boylan
    1916 and All That: A History of Ireland from Back Then Until Right Now - by C.M. Boylan

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781845887490 | ISBN 10: 1845887492

    Irish history started when people arrived on the island. At least, that is when history really got going. Before that things were rather quiet...   So begins 1916 and all That, Ciara Boylans wonderfully irreverent take on the history of Ir ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Story of Ireland by Neil Hegarty, with an introduction by Fergal Keane
    The Story of Ireland - by Neil Hegarty, with an introduction by Fergal Keane

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781846079702 | ISBN 10: 1846079705

    Neil Hegarty's bestselling history of Ireland is a story crowded with the drama of complex characters, shifting allegiances and changing identities. Revisiting the major turning points in the Irish story, Hegarty looks not only at the dynamics of wha ... more

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  • Cover image of book Show Me the Prisoner - And I
    Show Me the Prisoner - And I'll Show You a Young Man: A Memoir - by Patricia Farren

    £12.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781780880518 | ISBN 10: 1780880510

    Show Me the Prisoner is written from the perspective of a prison teacher who later served on the prison monitoring body. It covers a 15-year period of involvement in two of Northern Irelands prisons during the troubles, when terrorists hogged ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Book of Migrations by Rebecca Solnit
    A Book of Migrations - by Rebecca Solnit

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781844677085 | ISBN 10: 1844677087

    In this acclaimed exploration of the culture of others, Rebecca Solnit travels through Ireland, the land of her long-forgotten maternal ancestors.  A Book of Migrations portrays in microcosm a history made of great human tides of invasion ... more

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  • Cover image of book Feckers: 50 People Who Fecked Up Ireland by John Waters
    Feckers: 50 People Who Fecked Up Ireland - by John Waters

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781849016872 | ISBN 10: 1849016879

    An hilarous and savage attack on the fifty people who fecked up the Emerald Isle. Which 50 People turned Ireland into the fecked-up country she is today? Bono? Haughey? Louis Walsh? de Valera? It's time to name and shame the great, the good and the g ... more

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  • Cover image of book The News from Ireland: Foreign Correspondents and the Irish Revolution by Maurice Walsh
    The News from Ireland: Foreign Correspondents and the Irish Revolution - by Maurice Walsh

    £12.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781848856738 | ISBN 10: 1848856733

    The Anglo-Irish war of 1919-1921 was an international historical landmark: the first successful revolution against British rule and the beginning of the end of the Empire. However, the Irish revolutionaries did not win their struggle on the battlefie ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Literature of the Irish in Britain: Autobiography and Memoir, 1725-2001 by Liam Harte
    The Literature of the Irish in Britain: Autobiography and Memoir, 1725-2001 - by Liam Harte

    £25.00   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780230296367 | ISBN 10: 023029636x

    This anthology is the first critical survey of an unjustly neglected body of literature: the autobiographies and memoirs of writers of Irish birth or background who lived and worked in Britain between 1725 and the present day.   Woven around ... more

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  • Cover image of book In the Wake of the Great Rebellion: Republicanism, Agrarianism and Banditry in Ireland After 1798 by James G. Patterson
    In the Wake of the Great Rebellion: Republicanism, Agrarianism and Banditry in Ireland After 1798 - by James G. Patterson

    £14.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780719085567 | ISBN 10: 071908556x

    On Monday 19 September 1803, the most significant trial in the history of Ireland took place in Dublin. At the dock stood a twenty-five-year-old former Trinity College student and doctors son. His name was Robert Emmet and he was standing trial for ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Rising: Easter 1916 by Fearghal McGarry
    The Rising: Easter 1916 - by Fearghal McGarry

    £14.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780199605972 | ISBN 10: 0199605971

    The Easter Rising of 1916 not only destroyed much of the centre of Dublin - it changed the course of Irish history. But how did it achieve this? What role did people from ordinary backgrounds play in the making of the Irish revolution and what motiva ... more

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  • Cover image of book Terence MacSwiney: The Hunger Strike That Rocked an Empire by Dave Hannigan
    Terence MacSwiney: The Hunger Strike That Rocked an Empire - by Dave Hannigan

    £13.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781847171825 | ISBN 10: 1847171826

    At the end of his court-martial on August 16th, 1920, Terence MacSwiney, the Lord Mayor of Cork, greeted his sentence of two years in jail by declaring: I have decided the term of my imprisonmentI shall be free, alive or dead, within a month. &nb ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wherever Green is Worn: The Story of the Irish Diaspora by Tim Pat Coogan
    Wherever Green is Worn: The Story of the Irish Diaspora - by Tim Pat Coogan

    £16.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780099958505 | ISBN 10: 0099958503

    Far more Irishmen live outside Ireland than within it. This fascinating study, by Ireland's best known and most controversial contemporary historian, reveals why this is, how it has come about and what the realities are today - political, economic, r ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Northern Ireland Conflict: A Beginner
    The Northern Ireland Conflict: A Beginner's Guide - by Aaron Edwards & Cillian McGrattan

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781851687299 | ISBN 10: 1851687297

    The Northern Ireland conflict is one of the most protracted, bitter, and complex campaigns of terrorism the Western world has ever seen. Since the watershed of the Good Friday Agreement in 1998, the region has come a long way, finally achieving a har ... more

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  • Cover image of book Born Fighting: How the Scots-Irish Shaped America by James Webb
    Born Fighting: How the Scots-Irish Shaped America - by James Webb

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781845964979 | ISBN 10: 1845964977

    More than 27 million Americans today can trace their lineage to the Scots, whose bloodline was stained by centuries of continuous warfare along the border between England and Scotland, and later in the bitter settlements of Englands Ulster Plantatio ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ireland: The Politics of Enmity 1789-2006 by Paul Bew
    Ireland: The Politics of Enmity 1789-2006 - by Paul Bew

    £33.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780199561261 | ISBN 10: 0199561265

    The French revolution had an electrifying impact on Irish society. The 1790s saw the birth of modern Irish republicanism and Orangeism, whose antagonism remains a defining feature of Irish political life. The 1790s also saw the birth of a new approac ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Stolen Village: Baltimore and the Barbary Pirates by Des Ekin
    The Stolen Village: Baltimore and the Barbary Pirates - by Des Ekin

    £11.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781847171047 | ISBN 10: 1847171044

    In June 1631 pirates from Algiers and armed troops of the Turkish Ottoman Empire, led by the notorious pirate captain Morat Rais, stormed ashore at the little harbour village of Baltimore in West Cork. They captured almost all the villagers and bore ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Secret History of the IRA by Ed Moloney
    A Secret History of the IRA - by Ed Moloney

    £14.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780141028767 | ISBN 10: 0141028769

    For decades the British and Irish had 'got used to' a situation without parallel in Europe: a cold, ferocious, persistent campaign of bombing and terror of extraordinary duration and inventiveness. At the heart of that campaign lies one man: Gerry Ad ... more

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  • Cover image of book 101 Things You Didn
    101 Things You Didn't Know About Irish History - by Ryan Hackney and Amy Hackney Blackwell

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781598693232 | ISBN 10: 1598693239

    Forget about shamrocks, leprechauns, and all that blarney, 101 Things You Didnt Know About Irish History dispels the myths and tells the true stories of the Irish. Inside, youll learn about about: * Lives of the ancient Celts until the British ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tracing Your Irish Ancestors by John Grenham
    Tracing Your Irish Ancestors - by John Grenham

    £21.00   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780717139767 | ISBN 10: 071713976x

    This third edition of Tracing Your Irish Ancestors retains the three-part structure of earlier editions, but updates and improves the material already included while adding new sources which have emerged since publication of the second edition in 199 ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wearing of the Green: A History of St. Patrick
    Wearing of the Green: A History of St. Patrick's Day - by Mike Cronin & Daryl Adair

    £21.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780415359122 | ISBN 10: 0415359120

    The first book to chronicle the full history of St. Patrick's Day - spanning its medieval origins, steeped in folklore and myth, to today's plastic leprechauns and green beer, and exploring the shared heritage of the Irish through the development of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bloody Sunday: Trauma, Pain & Politics by Patrick Hayes and Jim Campbell
    Bloody Sunday: Trauma, Pain & Politics - by Patrick Hayes and Jim Campbell

    £22.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780745318530 | ISBN 10: 0745318533

    Of all the grave crises in Northern Ireland's history, the events of Bloody Sunday are perhaps the most notorious. The subject of an independent inquiry that is the longest and most expensive the British government has ever undertaken, this yet to be ... more

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  • Cover image of book Irish Round Towers by Hector McDonnell
    Irish Round Towers - by Hector McDonnell

    £5.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781904263319 | ISBN 10: 1904263313

    The Round Towers of Ireland are among the most enigmatic and extraordinary constructions of the early Irish Church. Why were they put up? What were they used for? Where did the idea come from, and when? Hector McDonnell, one of Ireland's best-k ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Flight of the Earls by John McCavitt
    The Flight of the Earls - by John McCavitt

    £13.50   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780717139361 | ISBN 10: 0717139360

    In 1607, Hugh O'Neill, Earl of Tyrone, and other Gaelic chieftains, fled to the continent and settled in Rome. Their lands were declared forfeit to the Crown and cleared for the Plantation of Ulster that followed. Why did they flee? John McCavitt's w ... more

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