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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.


Wars of the Irish Kings: A Thousand Years of Struggle, from the Age of Myth through the Reign of Queen Elizabeth I

by David W. Mccullough

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...


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...


101 Things You Didn't Know About Irish History

by Ryan Hackney

Forget about shamrocks, leprechauns, and all that blarney, 101 Things You Didn't Know About Irish History dispels the myths and tells the true stories of the Irish. Inside, you'll learn about about:

  • Lives of...


Daughter de Dannan and the Silver Hand

by Eileen Merwin

In the misty twilight between ancient Irish history and legend, emerged a tribe who surpassed all others in the arts of music, medicine, magic and war, but not until the return of the Daughter Dedannan, can...


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...


Ireland: A Short History

by Joseph Coohill

This fourth edition of Joseph Coohill’s best-selling book has been fully updated to include the latest political, economic, and social developments in Ireland. Starting with the first prehistoric inhabitants...


The Northern Ireland Conflict: A Beginner's Guide

by Aaron Edwards & Cillian McGrattan

The Northern Ireland conflict was the most protracted campaign of terrorist violence in modern history. This landmark introduction uses interviews and the latest archival material to chart the history of “The...


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...


Protecting the Empire's Frontier: Officers of the 18th (Royal Irish) Regiment of Foot during Its North American Service, 1767-1776

by Steven M. Baule

Protecting the Empire's Frontier tells stories of the roughly eighty officers who served in the 18th (Royal Irish) Regiment of Foot, which served British interests in America during the crucial period from 1767...


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...