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IRELAND: Snapshots in Time
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,650. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
What is it about the Irish that makes them so memorable? Love them or not, they stick in your mind as larger than life characters. How have they retained their unique character and culture? The vibrancy is compelling and draws you in. Is it the language, the magic of superstition, the charm or is it the echoes of many invaders - Vikings, Anglo-Saxons, Normans, Spanish and English?
Centenary in Reflection
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,240. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: September 18, 2016 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Centenary in Reflection anthology is a momentous snapshot of global and local history and culture; a space created to review times past, voiced by writers and students locally and internationally. The story of how Ireland, as a nation, re-birthed through the 1916 rebellion. Provocative words on two world wars, emigration, reminiscences about ‘how we once lived’ are contained within these pages.
Brightening Over Dillon's
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,010. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: September 8, 2016 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Biographical
Memories of days gone by. 1960s semi-rural Ireland and a schoolboy’s view of life growing up there. Growing up in the sixties wasn’t always easy, with overcrowded houses lacking in running water, central heating and so on. School could be quite difficult too, with corporal punishment a major issue. But life was happy and there was little pressure on children to have this, that and the other.
Napper Tandy, the Story of a Real Irish Patriot
You set the price! 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.
Melodies at Eventide
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,570. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: July 6, 2016 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"This memoir celebrates one man’s ability to transcend difficult circumstances and forge a life of adventure and meaning." Motivated and guided by a philosophy of mental and physical compensation, the author seizes every opportunity that was offered to lead an active, fulfilling and independent life, all the while being part of a movement to change society for the better.
Easter Rising 1916 A Family Answers The Call For Ireland`s Freedom
Price: Free! Words: 13,880. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
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A true story of the violent revolutionary rebellion of the 1916 war against the British Empire in Ireland. This was a violent bloody event that began on Easter Monday at the General Post Office in Dublin. A small poorly equipped army of men and women declared Ireland`s independence.
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.
Davey's Siege (A Siege of Derry story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,840. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The year is 1689 and young Davey Alexander and his family, with thirty thousand other Protestants, are trapped inside the City of Derry by the Catholic Jacobite army. Hunger, constant bombing by cannon fire, disease and surrounded by King James and his Jacobite army, Will Davey and his family survive?
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.
Flight 607E A KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Lockheed Super Constellation Crashes Into The Atlantic Ocean August 14, 1958
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Royal Dutch Airlines had a fine record of never crashing a plane into the ocean before August 14, 1958. This streak was broken without any warning by KLM Flight 607E en route to New York. The plane entered a squall line that a Pan Am flight had miraculously just flown above and through. The Pan Am plane made it safely to London. It's pilot had tried to make contact with the missing Dutch plane.