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Guide to the Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection by Defence Forces Ireland
Price: Free! Words: 54,890. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Explore the many testimonies and accounts of the surviving leaders, the veterans and volunteers who took part in the historic events of Ireland's 1916 Rising, the War of Independence and Civil War, along with a plethora of supporting documentation gathered from the participants through the unique collection that is the Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection.
A Pictorial History of Óglaigh na hÉireann, The Defence Forces of Ireland by Defence Forces Ireland
Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
A very brief history of Ireland's Defence Forces. The tradition of service and loyalty, that runs as a theme throughout our history, was set by the Volunteers in 1913 and is continued to this day in the modern Defence Forces. Our history is in essence a history of the State.
Five Clare Families: A Memoir of the McMahons, Hennessys, Killeens, Cahills and Lawlors of County Clare by Justin Cahill
Price: Free! Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This is a short account of five families that lived in and around the Newmarket-on-Fergus district in County Clare from the 1880s to the 1930s. While researching family history in Ireland presents some challenges, it is not as difficult as is often made out. This work provides a practical guide to the available sources and example of how to present the results of your research.
200 Poems and a Tiger Lilly by Shenandoah Kelly
Price: Free! Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Essay » Literature
Over 200 Outspoken original Poems, touching on all aspects of current living, as well as social issues, politics, sports, celebrity and cinema in America ,Britain and Ireland!
A Handbook of Irish Home Rule with full original text by William Gladstone and others by Rupert Matthews
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,760. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This book was written in 1887 at a critical time for the debate on Irish Home Rule and for Gladstone. Its influence on events proved to be great. This edition has an introduction by historian Rupert Matthews that puts this classic work into its historical and political context.
The Ireland Series 2 - Religion and War by Brian Igoe
Series: The Story of Ireland, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,200. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This is the second in the series of LiteBite Books telling the story of Ireland. It takes us from 1366 to 1791, the most defining period of Ireland’s history. Book 2 looks at the amazing Fitzgeralds, known as the Geraldines, and follows the saga through Henry VIII and the Dissolution of the Monasteries, Oliver Cromwell, King Billy and the Battle of the Boyne and the Flight of the Wild Geese
The Tobacco Fields of Meath by Liam Nevin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,590. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: October 21, 2012 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The true story of Irish families at the turn of the twentieth century, striving to make a go of a new crop in order to improve the lives of ordinary people and control the massive problem of unemployment and its consequence - emigration. The story of over 30 years of tobacco growing in Ireland is told here through the private papers of one who was at the heart of the Randlestown experiment.
Daniel O'Connell, The Last King of Ireland by Brian Igoe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,650. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This is about revolution, duels, and love - love of girls until his marriage, and then of Mary, his devoted wife until the day she died. He became a lawyer, and as a barrister he won fame and fortune. As a politician he achieved greatness, and eventually became what was very close to being the ruler of Ireland ‒ the last, though uncrowned, King. The book is a novel, but historically accurate.
The Ireland Series - Book 3, All Change by Brian Igoe
Series: The Story of Ireland, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This is the third in the series of LiteBite Books telling the story of Ireland. It takes us from what was a state of virtual slavery, the misery of the Penal Laws, to virtual freedom with the (almost) victory of Daniel O’Connell, 1690 to 1847, a period which saw the greatest change in the fortunes of the Irish since the arrival of the Normans over six hundred years earlier.
The Daniel O'Connell series. Book 1 - Youth by Brian Igoe
Series: Daniel O'Connell, the Last King of Ireland, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,500. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This is a LiteBite Book, about the equal of fifty or so pages of a Paperback or Pocket Book. The Daniel O'Connell story ‒ Book One. Youth. This is the first in a series of LiteBite Books telling the story of Daniel O'Connell, called in his own day the Uncrowned King of Ireland. This first Book takes us from his birth in 1775 to 1800.
Is It Me? The Joseph Heffernan Story by Jack Kiernan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,870. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » European
Is It Me? The Joseph Heffernan Story: Last Man Hanged in Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin. Early 20th Century British Injustice in Ireland. A century old Irish murder mystery is re-opened. Joseph Heffernan paid the ultimate price for the murder of Mary Walker in Mullingar, Ireland in 1909. Mary Walker was the innocent victim of a brutal murder. But was Joseph Heffernan also innocent of the crime?
Articles, Particles, and Facts by Michael J. Hurley
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,140. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Articles and newspaper items from around the world of the areas of Baldoyle, Howth, Portmarnock, and Sutton County Dublin Ireland.
A History of Ireland - Ireland before The Plantation by J. E. Hazlett Lynch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by Hazlett Lynch. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Part 2 of a new series of books on a contested subject - the history of Ireland, but taken from a theological perspective. This has not been done before to my knowledge, so will make for interesting reading. Deals with the Waves of Invasion, Castle Place Names, Patrick of Ireland, the Normans, Ireland's Importance in 1492, the Reformation.
Napper Tandy, The Irish Patriot by Brian Igoe
Price: Free! Words: 33,250. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Fiction » Historical » General
Napper Tandy was born in Dublin in 1740, an ironmonger's son. He was Secretary of the United Irishmen which with Wolfe Tone he helped found the United Irishmen. He led the mismanaged French ‘invasion’ of Ireland in 1798. He was sentenced to death, but never executed, a fact which may well have denied him the martyrdom which came to others Like Wolfe Tone and Robert Emmett. This is his his story.
The Hamlet of Howth Junction by Michael J. Hurley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,300. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The tiny hamlet of Howth Junction grew from the passing of the railway through this area of North Dublin in Ireland. The early inhabitants worked either on the land or on the railway. The late twentieth century saw the hamlet swallowed into the greater Dublin area thereby losing its identity as a small rural community. This book sets out to record the arrival of the railway here and the people
Niall of the Nine Hostages - Celtic Twilight by Oliver Hayes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
In this book historian Oliver Hayes goes back to the original legends, old manuscripts and seeks to disentangle fact from legend to reveal the true character and career of that greatest of early Irish High Kings - Niall of the Nine Hostages.
The Great Famine - Ireland 1847 to 1851 by Brian Igoe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The Great Famine in Ireland is the most the most reviled, and yet the most formative event in modern Irish History. What was the Famine? What caused it? Why did so many die, or leave if they could? I look at these questions I give my take on all this, and then I look at those notorious evictions, and finally comment on the long term impact on Ireland, how it was changed, and changed forever.
Ireland's Ancient Gods by Ben Kesp
Series: History & Myth. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,110. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Travel back in time to an ancient and isolated land sitting on the western edge of Europe whose aged forests radiate a mystic and secret past. The land’s unknown inhabitants provide a rich myth of gods and legends, while its ancient druid practices are buried deep within its soul, a hidden energy of an unknown time long gone.
Limbless Landlord by Brian Igoe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,950. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Footless! Legless, in fact, and armless too. Nothing to do with a state of intoxication, though - Arthur MacMurrough Kavanagh was was born with no legs or arms, and yet was a most adventurous traveler, a husband and father, an expert horseman, a first class shot, a noted yachtsman, an active local Justice of the Peace and administrator, and a Member of Parliament.. This is his story.
Sutton Cill Fhionntain, PART 2 by Michael J. Hurley
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 16,460. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A local history of the area of Sutton, County Dublin, Ireland. Read of coastguards, early twentieth century childhood, Martello Towers, railway, schools, churches, and houses large and small in this neighbourhood of Howth Peninsula.