Featuring new material on the Irish Famine which has never been published before, this is a comprehensive and accessible overview of one of the most significant periods of Irish history.
The stirring story of eighteen of Ireland's greatest rebels, from the sixteenth century to today. The personalities featured include Grace O'Malley, Theobald Wolfe Tone, Daniel O'Connell, Countess Markievicz, Patrick Pearse and Michael Collins.
A short and entertaining history from earliest times to the present by one of Ireland's best-loved writers. It clearly shows the development of Ireland to the present time.
The history of Irish traditional music, song and dance from the mythological harp of the Dagda to Riverdance, Lord of the Dance and beyond. Featuring the tradition's finest musicians and international names.
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.