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Bloodless Revolution
Price: $9.66 USD. Words: 114,280. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Biography of forgotten Irish Nationalist and owner editor of the Sligo Champion newspaper 1878-1884. Land League leader in Connaught, Edward had left his adopted America to tackle Orangeism and the British establishment in Sligo. Native of Limerick and excellent speaker, he shared platforms with Parnell, Davitt, Sexton and was prosecuted for sedition by the British Government.
Checkmate: Clans and Castles
Series: Checkmate. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 114,580. Language: American English. Published: May 2, 2017 by Drake Valley Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A window into the ancestors of anyone of Scot-Irish descent… In 1608, William Neely left Scotland for Ireland. Surrounded by powerful clans that had ruled for over a thousand years, he came to know chieftains including Cahir O’Doherty who burned Derry and launched a rebellion, putting in motion a chain of events that would transform Ireland and mark Cahir O’Doherty as the Last Gaelic Irish King.
Recollections of a Donegal Man
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,490. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017 by Stephen R.M. Jones. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Irish traditional singer Packie Manus Byrne (1917-2015) recounts his eventful life. A fascinating portrait of an isolated crofting community in the early 20th century is followed by stories of adventurous wanderings as cattle drover, smuggler, steeplejack, circus hand, actor, musician and more. Social history that leaps off the page, directly transcribed from taped interviews.
A Factbook of Irish History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 319,000. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Historiography
A Factbook of Irish History is a fascinating collection of facts and figures on Irish history, from the dawn of civilisation until the end of the 1960s, delivered in a lighthearted and entertaining style.
(If you only knew) The Half of It
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 154,020. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Speculation ran rampant within the family as to whether or not my grandfather had been a member of the Irish Republication Brotherhood or ran guns to Ireland upon his arrival in New York. My mother refused to talk about it. She would only say, "If you only knew the half of it," alluding to Ireland's abuse over the centuries at the hands of the English. This story attempts to tell that half.
The Spirit of Irish Wit
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 123,600. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » History » European
A collection of 800 pieces of Irish wit, published in 1811 that encapsulates life from the humble chimney sweep to the arrogant nobleman. An essential guide to humour in culture and manners, pomp and politics, humbug and sharp tongues, class and craft, language and expression, wisdom and foolishness during the political ferment prior and during the 1798 Rebellion and after the Act of Union.
A History of the Irish at Home and Abroad
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,010. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
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This history endeavours to give a true account of the Irish and may read very differently from long established school text or other histories. Read how a 1,000 years of oppression impacted on Ireland and her people and how she survived with her religion, culture and identity intact.