Northern Ireland

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Selected Writings

"Adams writes fluently and observantly . . . He displays a hard-edged compassion for the silent poor, the old and the down-and-out." Financial Times

The Long War

The IRA and Sinn Féin from Armed Struggle to Peace Talks

An updated version of this essential book taking the story right up to the present. All major events from the 1970s to today covered in great detail.

Sinn Féin

A Hundred Turbulent Years

The fascinating story of one of the oldest and most controversial parties in Irish politics over the last hundred years.

Hope and History

Making Peace in Ireland

Is the unique inside story, revealing the truth behind the headlines of how the peace process was begun, and brought to fruition. Adams conveys the tensions, the sense of teetering on the brink, and he has a sharp eye and acute ear for the more humorous foibles of political allies and enemies alike.

 

Eyewitness

Four Decades of Northern Life

By turns beautiful, poignant, frightening and funny, Eyewitness is a personal pictorial record of Northern Ireland life over nearly forty years

The New Ireland

A Vision For The Future

A unique political manifesto at a crucial moment from the leading figure in Irish Republicanism. Adams outlines the challenge of transforming Irish society through a vision of self-determination and sovereignty, inclusiveness and equality.

Enemy of the Empire

Life as an International Undercover IRA Activist

'Looking back, my life was like riding on the wind with death travelling at speed not far behind.'
The exotic, colourful and secretive life of the CIA's most-wanted IRA man.

Joe Cahill

A Life in the IRA

'I was born in a united Ireland, I want to die in a united Ireland.'
Born in Belfast in 1920, Joe Cahill has been an IRA man motivated by this ambition all his life. Here Cahill gives his full and frank story.

Insider

Gerry Bradley's Life in the IRA

Senior IRA man Gerry Bradley speaks out for the first time - without permission from the IRA.

“A riveting read” The Sunday Times

A Short History of the Troubles

From the first symptoms of serious unrest to the tortuous political manoeuvrings culminating in the 2003 Assembly elections, the book traces the reality of life in Northern Ireland during the Troubles.

Cage Eleven

Adams was interned on the Maidstone prison ship and in Long Kesh prison - without charge or trial - during the 1970s for his political activities. Cage Eleven is his own account - sometimes passionate, often humorous - of life in Long Kesh. Written while Adams was a prisoner, the pieces were smuggled out for publication.

Before the Dawn

An Autobiography

Gerry Adams offers his own unique, intimate account of the early years of his career, from his childhood in working-class Belfast to the more turbulent years of social activism that followed. Updated with new introduction and epilogue covering the huge changes in Irish society since the Good Friday Agreement.

Belfast Walks

Belfast and the surrounding countryside have so much to offer, and are waiting to be explored!

Hike through wooded glades and past plunging waterfalls, or stroll through the Titanic Quarter and hear about the city’s industrial history. Follow in the footsteps of football legend George Best and Narnia creator C.S. Lewis.

A Short History of the IRA

From 1916 Onwards

Updated for 2018, this is an accessible, clearly-written account of the IRA from its beginnings to today. It covers the origins and history of the organisation, its aims, the political and military thinking which has driven its activities.

Black Mountain

and other stories

Written by Gerry Adams, Foreword by Timothy O'Grady

In this collection, one of Ireland’s best-known political figures brings us stories of politics, of family, of love and of friendship. These are portraits of Ireland, and especially Belfast, old and new, in times of struggle and in times of peace, showing how our past is always part of our present. 

Mourne Country

A Journey Through the Majestic Mountains and Beyond

Written by and Photographed by Gareth McCormack

Author and photographer Gareth McCormack shares his passion, knowledge and stunning pictures of the High Mournes and the towns and villages, forests and estates that surround these magnificent peaks.