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The Irish Celtic Church
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Series: History & Myth. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Following on from Book 2 “Heroes, Kings & Warrior Queens”, explore the 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.
The Hamlet of Howth Junction
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Price: Free! Words: 9,300. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: 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
Heroes, Kings & Warrior Queens
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Series: History & Myth. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,340. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Category: 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
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Series: History & Myth. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
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.
Crummell!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Story of Oliver Cromwell's 'pacification' of Ireland between 1649 and 1653, with a description of the New Model Army, the sieges of Drogheda and Wexford, and the removal of the entire Catholic population from their homes to exile in the far west of Ireland.
The Great Famine - Ireland 1847 to 1851
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: 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.
Guide to the Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection
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Price: Free! Words: 54,890. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
Niall of the Nine Hostages - Celtic Twilight
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: 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 O'Connell Series. Book 4. Apogee & Perigee.
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Series: Daniel O'Connell, the Last King of Ireland, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,750. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
This, the fourth book in the O’Connell Series, is also the last one. It describes what posterity has treated as the acme of his career when his Monster Meetings for Repeal attracted hundreds of thousands of people who all behaved perfectly peacefully and, exceptionally for Ireland, with absolute abstention from all liquor. That leads us on through prison to his death on his way to Rome..
The Ireland Series Book 4 - 19th century
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Series: The Story of Ireland, Book 4 · Daniel O'Connell, the Last King of Ireland, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,110. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Nineteenth Century! The Great Famine starts this section, and next piece, The Irish in America deserves a book in itself. Here we just take a glimpse at the early days. The Transport Revolution with its Atmospheric Railways and its Fly Boats and its steamers and railways should have another book, while The Fenians and Parnell laid the foundation for Modern Island.
The Ireland Series - Book 3, All Change
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Series: The Story of Ireland, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: 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 Ireland Series 2 - Religion and War
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Series: The Story of Ireland, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,200. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 8, 2013. Category: 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
Irish History Compressed
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,990. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A short illustrated history of Ireland from the Celts to the Economic Crash, with additional timeline and biographies of key figures in Irish history.
The Daniel O'Connell series. Book 1 - Youth
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Series: Daniel O'Connell, the Last King of Ireland, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,500. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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.
The Ireland Series Book 1 - Our Roots.
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Series: The Story of Ireland, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,120. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This is a LiteBite Book, about the equal of fifty or so pages of a Paperback or Pocket Book. The Story of Ireland ‒ Book One. Roots. This is the first in a series of LiteBite Books telling the story of Ireland. This first Book takes us from 3000 BC to 1366 AD.
Baldoyle 1911 - The Census Year
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,140. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A look at the ordinary events in this north Dublin village in the year of the taking of the census, 1911. The book contains a description of events in Baldoyle and its hinterland as well as an analysis of the people who lived here, their family groupings and dwellings. Also includes statistics of marital status, occupations, children etc.
200 Poems and a Tiger Lilly
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Price: Free! Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
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
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Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
Napper Tandy, The Irish Patriot
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Price: Free! Words: 33,250. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
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.