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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....


The Canterville Ghost and Other Stories

by Oscar Wilde Dover Publications (February 23, 2012)

Four of the Irish writer's finest works, among them "The Sphinx Without a Secret," "The Model Millionaire," "Lord Arthur Savile's Crime," and the title story, plus 6 "Poems in Prose."


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.


The Happy Prince and Other Fairy Tales

by Oscar Wilde Dover Publications (March 29, 2012)

Nine charming, sensitive stories: "The Happy Prince," "The Selfish Giant," "The Star-Child," "The Nightingale and the Rose," "The Birthday of the Infanta," "The Remarkable Rocket," "The Devoted Friend," 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.


The Importance of Being Earnest

by Oscar Wilde Dover Publications (February 01, 2012)

Wilde's witty and buoyant comedy of manners, filled with some of literature's most famous epigrams, reprinted from an authoritative British edition. Considered Wilde's most perfect work.


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...


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...


My Fight For Irish Freedom: Dan Breen's Autobiography

by Dan Breen Anvil (January 01, 1981)

A personal memoir from Dan Breen, a must read for those interested in the struggle for Irish freedom


Irish History Matters

by Brian M. Walker THP Ireland (June 03, 2019)

This book considers not just Irish history, but also how perspectives and treatments of that history have effected modern Ireland, north and south. While knowledge of history can help explain our contemporary...


Cinderella Soldiers

by Colin Cousins The History Press (May 01, 2019)

Based on extensive research, this book uncovers the experiences of the Liverpool Irish Battalion during the Great War. The ethnic core of the battalion represented more than mere shamrock sentimentality; they...


Blasket Islands

by Joan Stagles & Ray Stagles The O'Brien Press (April 15, 2019)

The Blasket Islands are famous for their writers, lore and unique location off the south-west tip of Ireland. This book is perfect for anyone who wants to explore the Great Blasket Island, learn its history...


The Invincibles

by Shane Kenna, Liz Gillis & Ruan O'Donnell The O'Brien Press (February 25, 2019)

‘Britain in Ireland is a beast exceeding terrible; his feet and claws are of iron,’ The Invincibles

In an Ireland still reeling from years of famine, with tenant farmers being evicted and left to starve for...


Markievicz

by Lindie Naughton Merrion Press (October 22, 2018)

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...


An Irish Christmas Feast

by John B. Keane Skyhorse (October 11, 2011)

This bountiful collection of more than fifty tales by one of Ireland’s liveliest and most popular writers offers holiday charm and Gaelic humor by the Christmas stockingful. Drawing on the rich folk culture...


Crisis and Comeback

by Michael Moynihan The Collins Press (October 29, 2018)

How does a city survive its worst recession in living memory?

Cork entered the 1980s with swagger. The 1970s had been dominated nationally by the city's favourite son, Jack Lynch, who was Taoiseach for much of...


Michael Collins

by Anne Dolan & William Murphy The Collins Press (October 05, 2018)

‘It was the most providential escape yet. It will probably have the effect of making them think that I am even more mysterious than they believe me to be, and that is saying a good deal.’ 

Michael Collins...


Time to Talk

by Michael Healy-Rae Gill Books (October 26, 2018)

The biggest regret of Michael Healy-Rae’s life was a time he didn’t talk when somebody needed him the most. After that, he vowed to never stop talking, listening and trying to really hear what people were...


A Narrow Sea

by Jonathan Bardon Gill Books (October 26, 2018)

Based on the popular BBC Radio Ulster series of the same name, A Narrow Sea traces the epic sweep of Ireland’s relationship with Scotland, exploring the myriad connections, correlations, personalities and...


When the Hangman Came to Galway

by Dean Ruxton Gill Books (October 19, 2018)

Galway, the winter of 1885. The violent murders of John Moylan, killed in a dark boreen, and Alice Burns, shot dead in the dining room of the Royal Hotel, have shaken the county. Now, following painstaking investigations...


A Bloody Day

by Dan Harvey Merrion Press (June 05, 2017)

Within the grand narrative of the Battle of Waterloo – one that marks the end of Napoleon’s career as conqueror and the beginning of an extended peace in western Europe – little is known of the formidable...


The Dublin Docker

by Aileen O’Carroll & Don Bennett Irish Academic Press (August 09, 2017)

As a port city, Dublin owes much to the labourers who strove against the heavy-duty tide of imports and exports; a league of thousands who were hired on a day-to-day basis for generations, defining the bustle...


The Quest for the Irish Celt

by Mairéad Carew Irish Academic Press (March 29, 2018)

The Quest for the Irish Celt is the fascinating story of Harvard University’s five-year archaeological research programme in Ireland during the 1930s to determine the racial and cultural heritage of the Irish...


Beyond the Border

by Richard Humphreys & Mary McAleese Merrion Press (July 09, 2018)

The Brexit vote for UK withdrawal from the EU has put the constitutional future of Northern Ireland centre-stage once again. Beyond the Border is an authoritative, timely and up-to-date guide to the provisions...


A Bloody Night

by Dan Harvey Merrion Press (June 05, 2017)

The word Zulu means ‘heaven’, but for the suddenly besieged and minute British garrison at Rorke’s Drift, among them a key faction of Irish soldiers, it represented a hellish horde of warriors from the...


Writings from Prison: Bobby Sands Writings

by Bobby Sands Mercier Press (January 01, 1998)

With dry humour, this book charts, in prose and poetry, one man's attempt to preserve his identity while in prison and on hunger strike.


1916 Proclamation:  Ireland and the Easter Rising of 1916

by John O Connor Mercier Press (July 26, 2012)

The fascinating story of the document that on Easter Monday, 1916, proclaimed Ireland a republic and a sovereign independent state. On Easter Monday, 24 April 1916, the tricolour flag was hoisted over the General...