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No Fighting Chance-Ireland's Lady of the Lake Disaster of 1833
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
No Fighting Chance recounts the "little Titanic" disaster when 250 Irish emigrants were abandoned by their drunken captain after striking an iceberg off Newfoundland. The few survivors were also later left for dead or murdered by their capricious captain. The book also follows the other tragedy Ireland experienced at the time when Simon Byrne lost the longest championship fight in history.
Percy French in Baldoyle
Price: Free! Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A brief look at the times spent by Percy French the songwriter and artist at Baldoyle Co. Dublin around 1893.
Napper Tandy, the Story of a Real Irish Patriot
Price: Free! Words: 33,300. Language: British English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Napper Tandy played a central part in the mismanaged French ‘invasion’ of Ireland in 1798, was arrested in Hamburg by the English a stone’s throw ahead of Napoleon’s armies, and was sentenced to death by the English but never executed, He was a Brigadier General in t the French Republican Army, and received both salary and pension as such until the day he died, August 24th.,1803, in Bordeaux.
Napper Tandy, The Irish Patriot
Price: Free! Words: 33,300. Language: British English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Napper Tandy invaded Ireland with the French, was arrested in Hamburg by the English a stone’s throw ahead of Napoleon’s armies, and was sentenced to death by the English but never executed, a fact which may well have denied him the martyrdom and fame which came to others like Wolfe Tone. He was a Brigadier General in the French Army, and received both salary and pension as such until his death.
Ardfry House County Galway
Price: Free! Words: 13,520. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The story of the House at Ardfry Co. Galway and of the Lords Wallscourt who lived there.
Baldoyle 1916
Price: Free! Words: 12,730. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A description of the village of Baldoyle County Dublin in the year of 1916 and the part played by Baldoyle people in the Rising.
Galway Bay Steamboat Company
Price: Free! Words: 12,950. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The story of the small steam shipping line that operated in Galway Bay off the west coast of Ireland
Galway General Omnibus Company Limited
Price: Free! Words: 15,170. Language: British English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Public Transportation, Nonfiction » History » European
The Story of The Galway General Omnibus Company of County Galway in Ireland
The Irish Celtic Church
Series: History & Myth, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Following on from Book 2 “Heroes, Kings & Warrior Queens”, explore the written origins of Irish myth and the famous monks of the Irish Celtic Church who served as a beacon of light in a dark Europe. Read of Ireland’s Golden Era as a centre of learning, spreading education and Christianity through its monastic and spiritual teachings.
Heroes, Kings & Warrior Queens
Series: History & Myth, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,360. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Following on from Book 1 “Ireland’s Ancient Gods”, now take a walk on the path of Ireland’s great mythical, legendary and historical figures of Queen Maeve, Queen Macha, King Brian Ború, Fionn mac Cumhaill, Grace O’Malley and Cú Chulainn. These figures are forever immortalised in Irish History and countryside through place names and ancient monuments.
Ireland's Ancient Gods
Series: History & Myth, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,000. 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.
Five Clare Families: A Memoir of the McMahons, Hennessys, Killeens, Cahills and Lawlors of County Clare
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.
Guide to the Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection
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.
200 Poems and a Tiger Lilly
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 Pictorial History of Óglaigh na hÉireann, The Defence Forces of 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.
A History of Ireland - A New Perspective (Part 1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Brief introduction to Irish history, approaching it from a theological perspective. Book sets the scene and the approach for the other 'parts' of this interesting, gripping and contested history. These will be published in due course.
A Handbook of Irish Home Rule with full original text by William Gladstone and others
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 Huguenots Come To Ballyronan, Northern Ireland
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Hazlett Lynch. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
The story of how the French Huguenots came to Ballyronan, Northern Ireland, in the late seventeenth century, what they achieved, and the local connections they established. Of interest social historians and lovers of Ireland and her history.