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Do You Like Oranges?
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Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 13,690. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three powerful short stories about a bleak period in recent Irish history when ‘heavy’ methods were used by the police to clamp down on dissent.
A Gigantic Whinge on the Celtic Fringe
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Price: $2.45 USD. Words: 51,700. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This is the story of a circumnavigation of Ireland aboard my 27ft yacht in 2011. From the Forth I went round Ireland anti-clockwise, which people tell me is the ’wrong way round’. Most of the journey was sailed solo. I skirted a lot of the bits of the ‘Celtic Fringe’. By sea Celtdom doesn't look so much a 'fringe' as the centre, a fact which I rant about quite a lot
An Irish Love Story
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Price: Free! Words: 35,620. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
One Irish Spring (circa mid-1970s) An American businessman on his first trip to Ireland meets Maggie, a brash red-head who has a low opinion of Yanks. Despite her attitude, he invites her to be his tour guide after hearing her passionately describe Ireland's beautiful beaches and mountains. They start out for the beach and wind up lost in the mountains.
A Celtic Darkness: Supernatural Tales Of Ireland
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 27,800. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
An exciting collection of short stories that reinvigorates the Irish ghost story tradition! A Celtic Darkness: Supernatural Tales of Ireland by Eoghain Hamilton is an insightful blend of local settings, folklore and legends, with classic Gothic and ghost tales. Hamilton creates a new and unsettling landscape in among the haunted hills and rolling countryside of Ireland.
Pubs of Ireland West Cork
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A virtual West Cork pub crawl, and no hangover! The Pubs of Ireland West Cork eBook is a "coffee table" style photo book containing over 40 different color photos of beautiful authentic traditional Irish pubs in West Cork, Ireland, great for viewing on any eBook reader or tablet device. All brand new West Cork Irish pub photos and top Irish family name West Cork pubs inside!
Cousin Assumpta's Dress
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Series: First Holy Communions in Cork. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 950. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Many little girls in Ireland borrow the dresses for their First Holy Communion from their big sisters or cousins. This is the tale of a girl who finds that her cousin's beautiful dress just does not fit her. She comes up with a clever, so she thinks, solution to the problem.
The Trip to Bandon
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Series: First Holy Communions in Cork. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 820. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Many Irish parents get into a huge tizz over the their children's First Holy Communion. During the lead up to the Communion season newspapers and radio shows are full of parents worrying, over-spending, worrying, and asking for and doling out advice. In this story Kathleen and her mum and Nan go on a pleasantly aimless trip to Bandon to look for a tasteful dress.
The Doondah Veil
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Series: First Holy Communions in Cork. Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Humorous
Áine is worried that her gifted little brother will ruin her First Holy Communion with his non-stop flow of chatter. His obsession with a Makem and Clancy song could spoil things for everyone. She devises various plans to make sure he is not in the church on her special day. Tractors and magic play a crucial part.
Maid Behind the Bar
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Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Three travelers join an Irish farmer in his kitchen for drinks in this story of culinary discussion and cultural reflection.
A Genealogical Perspective On The Murder Of Mary Rogers
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
I have used United States Census records from the 19th century along with business directories, i.e. Doggett's Business Directory of New York City, to add some light on a murder that occurred in Hoboken, New Jersey on July 25th, 1841. Specifically, the text of my ebook examines what can be learned about Mary Rogers, her family, as well as the men who may have been associated with her brutal death.