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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.
Bridget Rose Dugdale, The IRA and the Great Art Theft Wicklow, Ireland 1974
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » History » European
It was the biggest art theft ever with 19 paintings by master artists, valued at 20 million British pounds. The thieves, led by Rose Dugdale entered the private home of a millionaire South African gold miner near Wicklow, Ireland. The date was April 26, 1974. Rose made sure that her four male accomplices stole the most valuable paintings including the only privately held work by Johannes Vermeer.
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.
Sutton from Old Postcards
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Sutton County Dublin Ireland as seen through old postcards
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
Irish History & Myth Series Collection
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,710. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. 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, while its old druid practices are buried deep within its soul. Walk on the path of Ireland’s great mythical, legendary and historical figures while exploring the written origins of Irish myth and the famous monks of the Irish Celtic Church.
A Journal of Old Baldoyle; Number 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,760. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This journal is published with the results of this last year's research into the history of the hinterland of Baldoyle
A Postcard from Baldoyle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This book brings to the reader the postcard publishing history of this area of North County Dublin 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.
The Hamlet of Howth Junction
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
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.
Crummell!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: 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
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.