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Flight from Famine: The Coming of the Irish to Canada

by Donald MacKay

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,...


Myths and Folk Tales of Ireland

by Jeremiah Curtin

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.


The Church in Early Irish Society

by Kathleen Hughes

A history of Christianity and its development in Ireland from the 6th century to the 12th century. This digital edition was derived from ACLS Humanities E-Book's (http://www.humanitiesebook.org) online version...


The Last Days of Henry VIII

by Robert Hutchinson

After 35 years in power, Henry VIII was a bloated, hideously obese, black-humoured old man, rarely seen in public. He had striven all his life to ensure the survival of his dynasty by siring legitimate sons,...


Transnational Perspectives on Modern Irish History

by Niall Whelehan

This book explores the benefits and challenges of transnational history for the study of modern Ireland. In recent years the word "transnational" has become more and more conspicuous in history writing across...


Celtic Fairy Tales

by Joseph Jacobs

This affordable volume features 26 enchanting stories assembled from Welsh, Scottish, and Irish sources, including "King O'Toole and His Goose," "The Lad with the Goat Skin, "The Sea Maiden," and many more....


The American Irish: A History

by Kevin Kenny

 The American Irish: A History, is the first concise, general history of its subject in a generation. It provides a long-overdue synthesis of Irish-American history from the beginnings of emigration in the...


The Brothers' Lot

by Kevin Holohan

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


Home Rule and the Irish Question

by Grenfell Morton

Taking the years 1800-1920, the book considers the four Home Rule Bills and discusses the role of leading figures such as Charles Stewart Parnell and Isaac Butt. This is a careful study of the rise in political...


Longman Handbook of Modern Irish History Since 1800

by Alan O'Day & N. C. Fleming

This compact and accessible reference work provides all the essential facts and figures about major aspects of modern Irish history from the passing of the Act of Union to the premiership of Bertie Ahern.

Offering...


Making the Peace in Ireland

by Jeremy Smith

For nearly thirty years Northern Ireland has been a by-word for terrorism, bloodshed, military coercion and intense communal conflict. However, Ireland is now experiencing a transition from a society in conflict...


Northern Ireland Since 1969

by Paul Dixon & Eamonn O'Kane

The conflict in Northern Ireland since 1969 has cost over 3,600 lives and about 100,000 people in Northern Ireland live in a household where someone has been injured in a troubles-related incident. This has...


Consolidating Conquest: Ireland 1603-1727

by Padraig Lenihan

This groundbreaking and controversial new study tells the story of two nations in Ireland; an Irish Catholic nation and a Protestant nation, emerging from a blood-stained century.  This survey confronts the...


The Irish Diaspora

by Andy Bielenberg

This book brings together a series of articles which provide an overview of the Irish Diaspora from a global perspective. It combines a series of survey articles on the major destinations of the Diaspora; the...


Celtic Wonder-Tales

by Ella Young & Maud Gonne

An enchanting compilation of 14 folk stories of Celtic magic and legend. Includes "The Earth-Shapers," "The Cow of Plenty," "The Golden Fly," "The Children of Lir," and ten more authentic tales.


Masterpieces of Irish Crochet Lace: Techniques, Patterns, Instructions

by Thérèse de Dillmont

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

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."


Two Centuries of Irish History (Routledge Revivals): 1691-1870

by R. Barry O'Brien

This collection of papers, first published in 1888, presents the history of Ireland as it unfolded from the Treaty of Limerick in 1691 until the Land Act of 1870 and the Home Rule Movement. Written at a time...


Elizabeth's Spymaster

by Robert Hutchinson

Francis Walsingham was the first 'spymaster' in the modern sense. His methods anticipated those of MI5 and MI6 and even those of the KGB. He maintained a network of spies across Europe, including double-agents...


Children of the Troubles: Our Lives in the Crossfire of Northern Ireland

by Laurel Holliday

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...