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  • Say Nothing

    A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland

    **NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER •From the author of Empire of Pain—a stunning, intricate narrative about a notorious killing in Northern Ireland and its devastating repercussions."Masked intruders dragged Jean McConville, a 38-year-old widow and mother of 10, from her Belfast home in 1972. In this meticulously reported book—as finely paced as a novel—Keefe uses McConville's murder as a prism to tell ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Voyage of Mercy

    The USS Jamestown, the Irish Famine, and the Remarkable Story of America's First Humanitarian Mission

    by Stephen Puleo ...
    “Puleo has found a new way to tell the story with this well-researched and splendidly written chronicle of the Jamestown, its captain, and an Irish priest who ministered to the starving in Cork city…Puleo’s tale, despite the hardship to come, surely is a tribute to the better angels of America’s nature, and in that sense, it couldn’t be more timely.” **—**The Wall Street JournalThe remarkable ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • How the Irish Saved Civilization

    by Thomas Cahill ...
    Series series The Hinges of History
    NATIONAL BESTSELLER • 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. • The perfect St. Patrick's Day gift!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 ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Elizabethans

    by A. N. Wilson ...
    **"In Wilson's hands these familiar stories make for gripping reading."—*****The New York Times Book ReviewNew York Times Book Review Editors' Choice*Author of Dante in Love**A sweeping panorama of the Elizabethan age, a time of remarkable, strange personages and great political and social change, by one of our most renowned historiansA time of exceptional creativity, wealth creation, larger-than ... Read more

    $11.99 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 prison ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • There Will Be Fire

    Margaret Thatcher, the IRA, and Two Minutes That Changed History

    by Rory Carroll ...
    ****A Goodreads Choice Awards Nomination for Best History & Biography****An NPR Book We Love**A race-against-the-clock narrative that finally illuminates a history-changing event: the IRA’s attempt to assassinate Margaret Thatcher and the epic manhunt that followed.**A bomb planted by the Irish Republican Army exploded at 2:54 a.m. on October 12, 1984. It was the last day of the Conservative Party ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Celtic Myths and Legends

    Series series Celtic, Irish
    This splendidly illustrated study by the distinguished Celticist T. W. Rolleston masterfully retells the great Celtic myths and illuminates the world that spawned them. Focusing principally on Irish myths, the book first takes up the history and religion of the Celts, the myths of the Irish invasion and the early Milesian kings.What follows is pure enchantment as you enter the timeless world of ... Read more

    $10.95 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Famine Echoes – Folk Memories of the Great Irish Famine

    An Oral History of Ireland's Greatest Tragedy

    Famine Echoes is a groundbreaking oral account of the Great Irish Potato Famine of 1845–52, telling the stories of its victims for the first time ever in their own words and those of their descendants. 'When the potato crop failed no other food was available and the people perished by the hundreds of thousands, along the roadside, in the ditches, in the fields from hunger and cold, and what was ... Read more

    $3.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Gods and Fighting Men

    by Lady Gregory ...
    This tale by Lady Gregory is part of the first and third cycle of the mythical history of Ireland: the mythological and the Fenian. About it, Yeats wrote: “I think this book is the best that came out of Ireland in my time”. ... Read more

    $0.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A New Ireland

    How Europe's Most Conservative Country Became Its Most Liberal

    by Niall O'Dowd ...
    It’s not your father’s Ireland. Not anymore. A story of modern revolution in Ireland told by the founder of IrishCentral, Irish America magazine, and the Irish Voice newspaper.In a May 2019 countrywide referendum, Ireland voted overwhelmingly to make abortion legal; three years earlier, it had done the same with same-sex marriage, becoming the only country in the world to pass such a law by ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • We Don't Know Ourselves: A Personal History of Modern Ireland

    **NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERNEW YORK TIMES • 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEARNATIONAL BESTSELLERThe Atlantic: 10 Best Books of 2022Best Books of the Year: Washington Post, New Yorker, Salon, Foreign Affairs, New Statesman, Chicago Public Library, Vroman's“[L]ike reading a great tragicomic Irish novel.” —James Wood, The New Yorker“Masterful . . . astonishing.” —Cullen Murphy, The Atlantic... ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • How to Trace Your Irish Ancestors 3rd Edition

    An Essential Guide to Researching and Documenting the Family Histories of Ireland's People

    by Ian Maxwell ...
    Whether you're eager to hold on to EU citizenship post-Brexit or simply interested in exploring your family's past, learn how to research and document your Irish ancestry with this essential guide, newly updated to include the latest genealogy tools.The purpose of this book is to highlight the most important documentary evidence available to the family historian wishing to research their Irish ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • The Celts Changed The World and You May Be One

    by Doctor Know ...
    The influence of the Celts has touched many nations and many people in a positive way. Instead of creating an Empire like the Romans, they cautiously established well grounded, self-supporting settlements. 'All politics are local’ is a saying that fits the celtic system well. No huge hierarchy, just self-governing towns filled with people who value nature as much as they value the arts. This book ... Read more

    $2.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • An Address to the Irish People

    by Percy Shelley ...
    Paphos Publishers offers a wide catalog of rare classic titles, published for a new generation.An Address to the Irish People is a classic by English poet Percy Shelley. ... Read more

    $2.29 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Troubles

    Ireland's Ordeal 1966–1995 and the Search for Peace

    The Troubles refers to a violent thirty-year conflict, at the heart of which lay the constitutional status of Northern Ireland. Over 3,000 people were killed on all sides, and many more damaged by a legacy that continued long past 1998.After looking at the roots of Catholic discrimination of the Northern Irish state, Coogan points to Orange prejudice in housing, education and jobs and the lack of ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Ireland Under The Normans 1169-1216 - Vol. I

    The Norman invasion is often thought of as a wholly English affair but in reality the Norman's took control of large portions of Wales and Ireland. Here is a fascinating and in-depth history of a little told chapter of British history. ... Read more

    $9.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Irish Rebellion of 1641

    The Irish Rebellion of 1641 was a conflict between Irish Catholics and English and Scottish Protestants. The organized Irish Catholics created a de facto government called the Catholic Confederation and the ensuing war between Ireland and Protestants would be known as the Irish Confederate Wars. The war continued until Oliver Cromwell conquered Ireland in 1650. Hamiltons chronology of the Irish ... Read more

    $3.99 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

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  • Fifty Things You Need to Know About World History

    by Hugh Williams ...
    What are the key 50 events you really need to understand to grasp the developments of our world?In this highly entertaining read Hugh Williams distils world history into an insightful overview. By selecting fifty key people, places, battles, objects and events, he casts a clear eye over the way the world has developed and how we live today.Injecting life into familiar historical landmarks as well ... Read more

    $5.49 USD

  • 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

  • Irish Stories and Folklore

    A Collection of Thirty-Six Classic Tales

    Edited by Stephen Brennan ...
    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

  • 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

  • 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 $12.99 USD

  • A Short History of Ireland, 1500–2000

    by John Gibney ...
    A brisk, concise, and readable overview of Irish history from the Protestant Reformation to the dawn of the twenty-first century.Five centuries of Irish history are explored in this informative and accessible volume. Beginning with Ireland’s modern period at the dawn of the sixteenth century, John Gibney continues through to virtually the present day, offering an integrated overview of the island ... Read more

    $12.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus