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Bridget Rose Dugdale, The IRA and the Great Art Theft Wicklow, Ireland 1974 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
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.
Galway General Omnibus Company Limited by Michael J. Hurley
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 by Ben Kesp
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 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
Heroes, Kings & Warrior Queens by Ben Kesp
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 by Ben Kesp
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 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.
Crummell! by Brian Igoe
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 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.
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 O'Connell Series. Book 4. Apogee & Perigee. by Brian Igoe
Series: Daniel O'Connell, the Last King of Ireland, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,750. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » European
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 by Brian Igoe
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. Categories: 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.