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  • Exploring the World of Colmcille

    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.

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    School and class libraries can make good use of books aimed at a general audience.

  • A Short History of Ireland's Famine

    A Short History of Ireland's Famine

    By Ruán O'Donnell

    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.

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    144
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  • A Short History of Ireland's Rebels

    A Short History of Ireland's Rebels

    By Morgan Llywelyn

    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.

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    128
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  • Dublin 1913

    Dublin 1913

    Lockout & Legacy

    By Gary Granville

    An examination of the events of 1913, the biggest labour dispute in Ireland’s history.

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    176
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  • 1014: Brian Boru & the Battle for Ireland

    1014: Brian Boru & the Battle for Ireland

    Written by Morgan Llywelyn, Maps by Terry Foley

    The date was Good Friday, April 23rd in the Year of Our Lord 1014. The most ferocious battle ever fought in Ireland was about to begin...

    Read about the life of Brian Boru and the battle that changed the course of Irish history in this exciting and accessible account.

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    256
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  • The 1980s

    The 1980s

    Ireland in Pictures

    Written by and Photographed by Lensmen Photographic Archives

    Ireland’s premier photographers, The Lensmen, captured the essence of life in Ireland during the 1980s in their stunning and thought provoking images. This collection offers a fascinating insight into the cultural and political events of the decade. Showcasing an era of change in Ireland, this book is a celebration of a time gone by.

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    176
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  • Dublin: City of Literature

    Dublin: City of Literature

    By Muriel Bolger

    An accessible, entertaining guide to literary Dublin and the writers associated with it, from Swift to the present day. Illustrated throughout with period photographs and new photography showing places, events and people related to literary Dublin today.

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    224
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  • The Easter Rising

    The Easter Rising

    A Guide to Dublin in 1916

    Written by Conor Kostick and Lorcan Collins

    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.

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    144
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  • Hell or Some Worse Place: Kinsale 1601

    Hell or Some Worse Place: Kinsale 1601

    By Des Ekin

    A fascinating new insight into the epic conflicts between Spain’s Philip III and Elizabeth I of England, culminating in the Spanish invasion of Ireland, the fateful Battle of Kinsale and the downfall of the Gaelic insurgent chieftains O’Neill and O’Donnell.

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    432
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  • James Joyce

    James Joyce

    Portrait of a Dubliner

    Written by and Illustrated by Alfonso Zapico, Translated by David Prendergast

    The life of James Joyce in the form of a graphic novel. This story is dotted with anecdotes, as well as a captivating and beautifully drawn journey through the cities of Dublin, Trieste, Paris and Zurich. A stunning one-of-a-kind publication about Joyce's life.

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    240
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  • No Ordinary Women

    No Ordinary Women

    Irish Female Activists in the Revolutionary Years 1900-1923

    By Sinead McCoole

    Extended and enhanced, with New Introduction by Author.

    Spies, snipers, couriers, gun-runners, medics – women played a major role in the fight for Ireland's freedom. This book vividly recreates the characters, personalities and courage of Ireland's revolutionary women.

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    320
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  • Seán MacDiarmada

    Seán MacDiarmada

    16Lives

    By Brian Feeney

    An accessible biography about Seán MacDíarmada, a leader in the 1916 Rising. Book six in the '16 Lives' series.

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    352
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