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Flight from Famine: The Coming of the Irish to Canada

by Donald MacKay Dundurn (March 23, 2009)

Flight from Famine is the moving account of the survivors of the Irish potato famine who helped build Canada in the years that followed Black 47. Their tale is a testament to courage, resilience, and perseverance,...


The Brothers' Lot

by Kevin Holohan Akashic Books (March 22, 2011)

A hilarious and satirical debut novel exploring religious hypocrisy in an Irish secondary school.


Masterpieces of Irish Crochet Lace: Techniques, Patterns, Instructions

by Thérèse de Dillmont Dover Publications (March 05, 2014)

Crocheters at every level of expertise will appreciate these versatile patterns and their complete instructions for 30 motifs, 12 intricate grounds, and a variety of traditional footings and borders. 100 photos....


Children of the Troubles

by Laurel Holliday Atria Books (February 04, 2014)

In this remarkable second book in the Children of Conflict series, Laurel Holliday presents a powerful collection of young people's memories of growing up in the midst of the violence in Northern Ireland known...


The School for Scandal

by Richard Brinsley Sheridan Dover Publications (April 09, 2012)

A theater classic, often called the best comedy of manners in English, is a delightful play that brilliantly skewers the affectation and pretentiousness of aristocratic Londoners of the 1770s.


The King of Ireland's Son

by Padraic Colum Dover Publications (March 12, 2013)

Favorite tales from the Emerald Isle: "When the King of the Cats Came to King Connal's Dominion," "The Town of the Red Castle," 5 more. 9 full-page illustrations, numerous decorations.


Celtic Art: The Methods of Construction

by George Bain Dover Publications (June 26, 2013)

This unique volume clearly demonstrates simple geometric techniques for making intricate knots, interlacements, spirals, Kellstype initials, human and animal figures in distinctive Celtic style. Features over...


Hero-Tales of Ireland

by Jeremiah Curtin Dover Publications (October 06, 2012)

This extraordinary volume features 24 authentic tales of Fin MacCool. Each exciting story centers around superhuman heroes battling dragons and giants, outwitting sorcerers, and even overcoming death itself....


Favorite Irish Crochet Designs

by Rita Weiss Dover Publications (May 14, 2012)

Step-by-step instructions and 40 illustrations for making 20 beautiful projects: tablecloths, bedspreads, lingerie, pillows, clothing. Delicate patterns include Cinderella, Dublin Beauty, more.


Dubliners

by James Joyce Dover Publications (June 14, 2012)

A fine and accessible introduction to the work of one of the 20th century's most influential writers, this collection features 15 tales, including a masterpiece of the short-story genre, "The Dead."


Celtic Charted Designs

by Co Spinhoven Dover Publications (August 01, 2012)

Over 300 lovely designs from Book of Kells, Tara Brooch, and other authentic Celtic sources: spiral work, knot work, biomorphic patterns, more.


Celtic Animals Charted Designs

by Ina Kliffen Dover Publications (October 24, 2012)

43 color-coded charts, complete instructions, and easy-to-follow diagrams enable even beginners to create a wealth of fabulous patterns for a variety of needlecraft projects.


The Life of St. Patrick and His Place in History

by John B. Bury Dover Publications (January 22, 2013)

Classic 1905 biography depicts the saint's early life in fourth-century Britain, abduction by Irish raiders, conversion to Christianity, and lifelong efforts to convert pagans and found churches. Extensively...


Celtic Stencil Designs

by Co Spinhoven Dover Publications (August 01, 2012)

130 beautiful, dramatic designs in a great range of size, shape, complexity. All royalty-free, with subjects ranging from birds and beasts of myth and scripture to elegantly wrought abstract motifs.


Myths and Folk Tales of Ireland

by Jeremiah Curtin Dover Publications (August 09, 2012)

Twenty folk tales represent hundreds of years of the collective Irish imagination. Vivid descriptions of battles with giants, humans imprisoned in animals' bodies, heroes with incredible strength, and more.


Celtic Myths and Legends

by T. W. Rolleston Dover Publications (June 26, 2012)

Masterful retelling of Irish and Welsh stories and tales, including Cuchulain, King Arthur, Deirdre, the Grail, and many more. First paperback edition. 58 full-page illustrations and 18 figures.


Celtic Mythology

by John Arnott MacCulloch Dover Publications (October 10, 2012)

Illustrations from rare sources enhance this treasury detailing the strife and mythic powers of the gods, their loves and aid to mortals, and of famed heroes, pagans, and Christians.


Celtic Gods and Heroes

by Marie-Louise Sjoestedt Dover Publications (April 12, 2012)

Noted French scholar and linguist discusses gods of the continental Celts, beginnings of mythology in Ireland, Irish mother-goddesses and chieftain-gods, and heroes.


Irish Verse: An Anthology: An Anthology

by Bob Blaisdell Dover Publications (February 02, 2012)

Works by more than 60 Irish poets, from 18th century to modern times, include poems by Swift, Goldsmith, Moore; Allingham, Yeats, Joyce; plus verses by lesser-known poets.


Ireland's Great Famine in Irish-American History: Enshrining a Fateful Memory

by Mary Kelly Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 18, 2013)

Ireland’s Great Famine recasts traditional approaches to the Irish experience in America in a striking new reading of the history. This is the first compact synthesis to place Ireland’s Great Famine at the...


Historical Dictionary of Ireland

by Frank A. Biletz Scarecrow Press (November 14, 2013)

This new edition of Historical Dictionary of Ireland is an excellent resource for discovering the history of Ireland. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography....


Troubled Geographies: A Spatial History of Religion and Society in Ireland

by Ian N. Gregory, Niall A. Cunningham, Paul S. Ell & Christopher D. Lloyd et al. Indiana University Press (December 27, 2013)

Ireland's landscape is marked by fault lines of religious, ethnic, and political identity that have shaped its troubled history. Troubled Geographies maps this history by detailing the patterns of change in...


Imagining Ireland's Independence: The Debates over the Anglo-Irish Treaty of 1921

by Jason K. Knirck Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 11, 2006)

The key turning point in modern Ireland's history, the Anglo-Irish Treaty of 1921 has shadowed Ireland's political life for decades. In this first book-length assessment of the treaty in over seventy years,...


Eyewitness to Irish History

by Peter Berresford Ellis Wiley (April 21, 2008)

Through sources ranging from ancient forsundun (praise songs) and the hero kings to newspaper accounts, public decrees, and even graffiti, this book offers vivid portraits of major events and everyday life in...


A Short History of Ireland

by Sean McMahon Mercier Press (December 01, 2010)

An account of Irish history since the earliest times. This concise and even-handed account gives the history of Ireland since the earliest times. Based on up-to-date research, the book covers political, social...


Rebel Ireland: From Easter Rising to Civil War.: From Easter Rising to Civil War.

by Sean McMahon Mercier Press (December 07, 2010)

The stories of these conflicts, with their scores of killings, torture, reprisals and long lasting bitterness are told concisely in this book. Easter 1916 - the rebellion which took place in Ireland 90 years...


The Fighting Irish

by Tim Newark Thomas Dunne Books (March 04, 2013)

"Tells the story of the Irish fighting man with wit, clarity, and scholarship." --Andrew Roberts, author of The Storm of War

For hundreds of years, Irish soldiers have sought their destiny abroad. Wherever they've...


All Standing: The Remarkable Story of the Jeanie Johnston, The Legendary Irish Famine Ship

by Kathryn Miles Free Press (January 08, 2013)

All Standing The Remarkable Story of the Jeanie Johnston, the Legendary Irish Famine Ship recounts the journeys of this famous ship, her heroic crew, and the immigrants who were ferried between Ireland and North...


Hidden Cork: Charmers, Chancers & Cute Hoors: Charmers, Chancers & Cute Hoors

by Michael Lenihan Mercier Press (February 01, 2010)

A collection of some of Cork's most interesting historical characters and incidents. In this collection, Michael Lenihan delves into the rich tapestry of Cork history to reveal some of its most bizarre events...


The Story of Ireland

by Neil Hegarty Thomas Dunne Books (March 12, 2012)

In this groundbreaking history of Ireland, Neil Hegarty presents a fresh perspective on Ireland's past. Comprehensive and engaging, The Story of Ireland is an eye-opening account of a nation that has long been...


Guinness

by Tony Corcoran Skyhorse (November 01, 2013)

There is no other company, industry, or premises more closely aligned--indeed almost synonymous--with its hometown than Guinness's St. James's Gate Brewery and the city of Dublin. From the company's modest beginnings...


The 13th Apostle

by Dermot McEvoy Skyhorse (February 04, 2014)

The storyboth romantic and terrifyingof how a handful of men, armed with nothing more than handguns and guts, forced the greatest nation in the world from their shores.

On Easter Monday, April 24, 1916, the first...


The Canal Bridge

by Tom Phelan Arcade (April 01, 2014)

In 1913, before there is a rumor of war in Europe, Matthias Wrenn and Con Hatchel, lifelong friends from Ballyrannel in the Irish midlands, decide to see the world at the expense of the king of England and join...


One Week in April

by Maggie Craig Birlinn (June 02, 2020)

In April 1820, a series of dramatic events exploded around Glasgow, central Scotland and Ayrshire. Demanding political reform and better living and working conditions, 60,000 weavers and other workers went on...


The Irish Diaspora

by John Gibney Pen and Sword History (March 30, 2020)

Ireland is known worldwide as a country that produce emigrants. The existence of the Irish ‘diaspora’ is the subject of this fifth instalment of the 'Irish perspectives' collaboration between Pen and Sword...


Development-led Archaeology in Northwest Europe

by Richard Bradley, Colin Haselgrove, Marc Vander Linden & Leo Webley Oxbow Books (February 28, 2012)

Many countries in northern Europe have seen a huge expansion in development-led archaeology over the past few decades. Legislation, frameworks for heritage management and codes of practice have developed along...


Regional Perspectives on Neolithic Pit Deposition

by Julian Thomas & Hugo Anderson-Whymark Oxbow Books (December 14, 2011)

The rise to prominence of pits within narratives of the British and Irish Neolithic is well-documented in recent literature. Pits have been cropping up in excavations for centuries, resulting in a very broad...


The Irish War of Independence and Civil War

by John Gibney Pen and Sword History (May 30, 2020)

In the aftermath of the First World War, a political revolution took place in what was then the United Kingdom. Such upheavals were common in postwar Europe, as new states came into being and new borders were...


Voyage of Mercy

The Northern Ireland Conflict

by Aaron Edwards & Cillian McGrattan Oneworld Publications (December 01, 2012)

The definitive study of this troubled region

The Northern Ireland conflict is the most protracted and bitter campaign of terrorist violence in modern history. Despite decommissioning and political compromise,...


F*ck You, I'm Irish

by Rashers Tierney Ulysses Press (March 31, 2015)

AN IN-YOUR-FACE COLLECTION OF TRIVIA THAT'S SURE TO INSPIRE CHEST-THUMPING PRIDE IN EVERYONE OF IRISH DESCENT

Is there anyone who does not think the Irish are the greatest people on Earth? Before stepping outside...


The Seven

by Ruth Dudley Edwards Oneworld Publications (March 22, 2016)

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...


Ireland

by Joseph Coohill Oneworld Publications (March 06, 2014)

From the first prehistoric inhabitants of the island to the St Andrews Agreement and decommissioning of IRA weapons, this uniquely concise account of Ireland and its people reveals how differing interpretations...


The Blunders of Our Governments

by Anthony King & Ivor Crewe Oneworld Publications (September 04, 2014)

With unrivalled political savvy and a keen sense of irony, distinguished political scientists Anthony King and Ivor Crewe open our eyes to the worst government horror stories and explain why the British political...


The Irish Brigade

by Russ A. Pritchard Skyhorse (April 07, 2020)

A Full-Color History for Civil War Enthusiasts, History Buffs, and Anyone Interested in the Saga of the Irish in America!

The Union’s Irish Brigade, the Civil War’s most famous fighting outfit, built an...


Siege at Jadotville

Peacerunner

by Penn Rhodeen, Malcolm Hillgartner & Bill Clinton Blackstone Publishing (February 16, 2016)

This is the true story of an unknown American politician who played a critical role in ending centuries of conflict in Northern Ireland. Without the president's permission, and breaking every conventional rule...


The Great Hunger

by Cecil Woodham-Smith & Frederick Davidson Blackstone Publishing (October 07, 2010)

The Great Hunger is the definitive account of one of the worst disasters in world history: the Irish Potato Famine of the 1840s. Within five years, one million people died of starvation. Emigrants by the hundreds...


Ireland

by Paul Johnson & Wanda McCaddon Blackstone Publishing (August 23, 2011)

Ireland is inarguably a beautiful, enchanted place. But its history is more turbulent, fascinating, and terrible than any other. From the first English presence in Ireland in the twelfth century, through siege,...


Ireland

by Wendy McElroy, Harry Reasoner & Pat Childs Knowledge Products (January 26, 2006)

The “isle of poets and scholars” has known almost constant warfare for centuries. In 1920, it was divided into North and South. Yet this purely political solution left a religious and cultural schism intact....