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Public Virtue, Public Love

An illustrated history of the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin.

Strong Words, Brave Deeds

The Poetry, Life and Times of Thomas O'Brien, Volunteer in the Spanish Civil War

Edited by Gustav Klaus

A collection of his poems and plays by Thomas O'Brien (1914-1974), poet, playwright, publisher, communist, IRA member and founding member of the revolutionary New Theatre Group, with an account of his life.

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.

The Easter Rising

A Guide to Dublin in 1916

Defying all the odds 1600 men, women and children went out on 24 April, Easter Monday, 1916 to fight for an independent Ireland. Vividly illustrated, this book takes you through the battle-torn streets of Dublin.

Exploring the World of Colmcille

also Known as Columba

Written by Mairéad Ashe FitzGerald, Illustrated by Stephen Hall

A beautifully simple and accessible account of the world of Colmcille/Columba whose 1400th anniversary was celebrated in 1997. It deals with the life of the times of Colmcille and the saint's involvement in politics and religious affairs. Hardback.

A View from Above

200 Years of Aviation in Ireland

A comprehensive overview of the history of flight in Ireland. Accompanied by over 100 stunning photographs, Donal MacCarron tells the story of ballooning, aeronautica and aviation. A fascinating and accessible history.

To Hell or Barbados

The ethnic cleansing of Ireland

The previously untold story of over 50,000 Irish men, women and children who were transported to Barbados and Virginia.

Discover Waterford

Discover Waterford provides all the information a tourist needs: an overview of the city's history since its foundation in 914 AD by a Viking pirate, and a guide to all the main historical buildings.

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.

John Charles McQuaid

Ruler of Catholic Ireland

An in-depth study of the most significant Irish clergyman in the history of the state.

The Same Age as the State

The Autobiography of Máire Cruise O'Brien

The autobiography of a unique woman, spanning most of the 20th century. It is filled with famous people including revolutionaries, writers, statesmen and many more· A compelling insight into a time of great upheaval in Ireland, Europe and Africa.

A Haunted Land

Ireland's Ghosts

Stories of the amazing variety of hauntings to be experienced throughout the country.

O'Brien Pocket History of Gaelic Sport

A clear, concise and fascinating introduction to Gaelic sport, covering Gaelic football, hurling, camogie and handball.

A Bewitched Land

Witches and Warlocks of Ireland

A unique insight into the fascinating overlap between witch belief and the vast range of fairy lore that held sway for many centuries throughout the land.

Endurance

Heroic Journeys in Ireland

Stories of heroic and historic travels from the mythic legends of prehistory to the dawn of modern Ireland.