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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...

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...


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...

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...

Missing Postman: What Happened to Larry Griffin?

by Fachtna Ó Drisceoil Mercier Press (April 10, 2011)

Fachtna Ó Drisceoil weaves the pieces of this mystery together, using new evidence which paints a sordid portrait of lies, half-truths, conspiracy, intimidation and Garda brutality in the 1920s.

Irish Customs and Beliefs

by Kevin Danaher Mercier Press (July 26, 2012)

Irish Customs and Beliefs' is a beautiful series of gentle stories which explore the beliefs and customs of the old Irish.

Dublin's Fighting Story 1916-21 - Intro. Diarmuid Ferriter

by The Kerryman, Diarmaid Ferriter & Brian Ó Conchubhair Mercier Press (July 26, 2012)

The classic text on the struggle for independence in Dublin

Robert Whyte's Irish Famine Ship Diary 1847

by James Mangan Mercier Press (January 01, 1994)

An eyewitness account of an eventful journey on an emigrant vessel.

Executed for Ireland: Patrick Moran Story

by May Moran Mercier Press (July 01, 2010)

The story of Patrick Moran, one of 'the forgotten ten' who were hanged during during the War of Independence. Buried within Mountjoy Jail, in October 2001 the ten were reburied in Glasnevin Cemetery.

The Men Will Talk to Me: Kerry Interviews from Ireland's Fight for Independence

by Cormac O'Malley & Tim Horgan Mercier Press (June 01, 2012)

A comprehensive series of first-hand accounts of the War of Independence and Civil War in Kerry.

Dead Interesting Stories from the Graveyards of Dublin

by Shane MacThomais Mercier Press (April 12, 2012)

Stories of famous, infamous, and just plain interesting Irish people interred in Glasnevin and other Dublin cemeteries including Mount Jerome, Bully's Acre, the Huguenot Cemetery and the Jewish Cemetery. From...

Irish Miscellany

by Dermot McEvoy Skyhorse (February 10, 2015)

With Irish Miscellany, author Dermot McEvoy lets you revel in the fun and fascinating explanations behind Irish traditions and folklore. He offers the answers to questions you’ve always had—or never knew...