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  • Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet, Second Edition

    A Guide for Family Historians

    by Chris Paton ...
    series Tracing Your Ancestors
    A simple, easy-to-use guide to tracing your Irish ancestry via the Internet.In this, the fully updated second edition of his best-selling guide to researching Irish history using the Internet, Chris Paton shows the extraordinary variety of sources that can now be accessed online. Although Ireland has lost many records that would have been of great interest to family historians, he demonstrates ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Watching the Door

    A Memoir 1971-78

    by Kevin Myers ...
    As an Irish Catholic raised in Leicester, fresh from University College Dublin with a first in History, Kevin Myers is sent north to work for the Belfast bureau of RTE News. There he covers the increasingly vicious conflict erupting in the city as the IRA campaign begins. Reporting too for Dublin's Hibernia, the London Observer and NBC Radio for North America, Kevin Myers becomes the eyes and ears ... Read more

    $7.19 USD

  • Irish History For Dummies

    by Mike Cronin ...
    From Norman invaders, religious wars—and the struggle for independence—the fascinating, turbulent history of a tortured nation and its gifted peopleWhen Shakespeare referred to England as a "jewel set in a silver sea," he could just as well have been speaking of Ireland. Not only has its luminous green landscape been the backdrop for bloody Catholic/Protestant conflict and a devastating famine, ... Read more

    $15.00 USD

  • Making Peace

    Fifteen minutes before five o'clock on Good Friday, 1998, Senator George Mitchell was informed that his long and difficult quest for an Irish peace accord had succeeded--the Protestants and Catholics of Northern Ireland, and the governments of the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom, would sign the agreement. Now Mitchell, who served as independent chairman of the peace talks for the length ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Say Nothing

    A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland

    **NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Winner of the National Book Critics Circle AwardFrom the author of the New York Times bestseller *Empire of Pain—*a stunning, intricate narrative about a notorious killing in Northern Ireland and its devastating repercussionsA New York Times Top Ten Book of the Year • Long Listed for the National Book Award • Winner of the Orwell Prize • TIME Magazine’s Best ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • How the Irish Saved Civilization

    by Thomas Cahill ...
    series The Hinges of History
    The perfect St. Patrick's Day gift, and a book in the best tradition of popular history -- the untold story of Ireland's role in maintaining Western culture while the Dark Ages settled on Europe.Every year millions of Americans celebrate St. Patrick's Day, but they may not be aware of how great an influence St. Patrick was on the subsequent history of civilization. Not only did he bring ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Immortal Irishman

    The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero

    by Timothy Egan ...
    **In the New York Times bestseller The Immortal Irishman, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Timothy Egan illuminates the dawn of the great Irish American story, with all its twists and triumphs, through the life of one heroic man.**A dashing young orator during the Great Hunger of the 1840s, Thomas Francis Meagher led a failed uprising against British rule, for which he was banished to a Tasmanian ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Celtic Mythology: A Concise Guide to the Gods, Sagas and Beliefs

    The gifted W.B. Yeats wrote of his own people "...even a newspaperman, if you entice him into a cemetery at midnight, will believe in phantoms, for everyone is a visionary if you scratch him deep enough. But the Celt, unlike any other, is a visionary without scratching." This introduction to Celtic Mythology will serve the novice well – for it is a complicated history with the earliest written ... Read more


  • The Graves Are Walking

    The Great Famine and the Saga of the Irish People

    by John Kelly ...
    A magisterial account of one of the worst disasters to strike humankind--the Great Irish Potato Famine--conveyed as lyrical narrative history from the acclaimed author of The Great MortalityDeeply researched, compelling in its details, and startling in its conclusions about the appalling decisions behind a tragedy of epic proportions, John Kelly's retelling of the awful story of Ireland's great ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Motherfoclóir

    Dispatches from a not so dead language

    Bestseller & Winner of the Popular Non-Fiction Irish Book Award.'Thought-provoking, irreverent and often laugh-out-loud hilarious' Irish Independent."Motherfoclóir" [focloir means 'dictionary' and is pronounced like a rather more vulgar English epithet] is a book based on the popular Twitter account @theirishfor.As the title suggests, Motherfoclóir takes an irreverent, pun-friendly and ... Read more

    $5.39 USD

  • Guinness

    The Greatest Brewery on Earth--Its History, People, and Beer

    by Tony Corcoran ...
    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 in 1759 to its heyday in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and its continued strength into the twenty-first century, Guinness has had an enormous influence over the city ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Belfast Diary

    War as a Way of Life

    by John Conroy ...
    “For those puzzled by Northern Ireland, Belfast Diary offers a well-written, sympathetic and clear-eyed view” of life during the Troubles (New York Times Book Review)In the late 1960s, the ongoing conflict between the Protestant unionists and Catholic nationalists of Northern Ireland—divided by their stance on the country’s constitutional position as part of the United Kingdom—escalated to new, ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • The Story of Ireland

    A History of the Irish People

    by Neil Hegarty ...
    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 shaped by forces beyond its coasts.The Story of Ireland re-examines Irish history, challenging the accepted stories and long-held myths associated with Ireland. Transporting readers to the ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Lincoln and the Irish

    The Untold Story of How the Irish Helped Abraham Lincoln Save the Union

    by Niall O'Dowd ...
    An unprecedented narrative of the relationship that swung the Civil War.When Pickett charged at Gettysburg, it was the all-Irish Pennsylvania 69th who held fast while the surrounding regiments broke and ran. And it was Abraham Lincoln who, a year earlier at Malvern Hill, picked up a corner of one of the Irish colors, kissed it, and said, “God bless the Irish flag.”Lincoln and the Irish untangles ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • The Twelve Apostles

    Michael Collins, the Squad, and Ireland's Fight for Freedom

    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 guerrilla war breaks out between republican and crown forces. Michael Collins, intelligence chief of the Irish Republican Army, creates an elite squad whose role is to assassinate British agents and undercover police. The so-called ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • The Search for God and Guinness

    A Biography of the Beer that Changed the World

    The history of Guinness, one of the world’s most famous brands, reveals the noble heights and generosity of a great family and an innovative business.It began in Ireland in the mid 1700s. The water in Ireland, indeed throughout Europe, was famously undrinkable, and the gin and whiskey that took its place devastated civil society. It was a disease ridden, starvation-plagued, alcoholic age, and ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • The Importance of Being Earnest

    by Oscar Wilde ...
    Here is Oscar Wilde's most brilliant tour de force, a witty and buoyant comedy of manners that has delighted millions in countless productions since its first performance in London's St. James' Theatre on February 14, 1895. The Importance of Being Earnest is celebrated not only for the lighthearted ingenuity of its plot, but for its inspired dialogue, rich with scintillating epigrams still savored ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Irish Stories and Folklore

    A Collection of Thirty-Six Classic Tales

    For a comparatively small country, Ireland’s contributions to the world of literature have been enormous. From the older tradition, Irish writers have inherited a sense of wonder in the face of nature, a narrative style that tends toward the deliberately exaggerated or absurd, a keen sense of the power of satire. These themes carry through the entire canon of Irish literature, up until modern ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • On an Irish Island

    On an Irish Island is a love letter to a vanished way of life, in which Robert Kanigel, the highly praised author of The Man Who Knew Infinity and The One Best Way, tells the story of the Great Blasket, a wildly beautiful island off the west coast of Ireland, renowned during the early twentieth century for the rich communal life of its residents and the unadulterated Irish they spoke. With the ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Dubliners

    by James Joyce ...
    series Dover Thrift Editions
    Although James Joyce began these stories of Dublin life in 1904, when he was 22, and had completed them by the end of 1907, they remained unpublished until 1914 — victims of Edwardian squeamishness. Their vivid, tightly focused observations of the life of Dublin's poorer classes, their unconventional themes, coarse language, and mention of actual people and places made publishers of the day ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • The Irish Brigade

    A Pictorial History of the Famed Civil War Fighters

    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 unusual reputation for dash and gallantry having fought throughout the war, from First Bull Run in 1861 to the Confederate surrender and Appomattox Court House in 1865. Here is the gripping true ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • How the Irish Won the American Revolution

    A New Look at the Forgotten Heroes of America's War of Independence

    When the Continental Congress decided to declare independence from the British empire in 1776, ten percent of the population of their fledgling country were from Ireland. By 1790, close to 500,000 Irish citizens had immigrated to America. They were was very active in the American Revolution, both on the battlefields and off, and yet their stories are not well known. The important contributions of ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • Ma, He Sold Me for a Few Cigarettes

    A Memoir of Dublin in the 1950s

    by Martha Long ...
    series Memoirs of Dublin #1
    "Not for the faint of heart, Long's story is a gritty, grueling, and heartbreaking testament to one girl's unbreakable spirit."—Publishers Weekly, starred reviewWhen Martha Long's feckless mother hooks up with the Jackser ("that bandy aul bastard"), and starts having more babies, the abuse and poverty in the house grow more acute. Martha is regularly sent out to beg and more often steal, and her ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Wars of the Irish Kings

    A Thousand Years of Struggle, from the Age of Myth through the Reign of Queen Elizabeth I

    For the first thousand years of its history, Ireland was shaped by its monasteries and its wars. The artistic flourishing of the monasteries has received a good deal of attention, but the violent and varied wars have in recent years gone unremembered. In Wars of the Irish Kings, David Willis McCullough has turned back to the earliest accounts of these struggles to present a rich tapestry of ... Read more

    $14.99 USD