Irish Studies

  • 'A Failed Political Entity'

    'A Failed Political Entity'

    Charles Haughey and the Northern Ireland Question, 1945-1992

    By Stephen Kelly

    Charles Haughey maintained one of the most controversial and brilliant careers in the history of Irish politics, but for every stage in his mounting success there was one issue that complicated, and almost devastated, his ambitions to lead Irish politics:...

    Cloth - 9781785370984 - $ 80.00

  • 'Civilizing' Gaelic Leinster

    'Civilizing' Gaelic Leinster

    The Extension of Tudor Rule in the O'Byrne & O'Toole Lordships

    By Christopher Maginn

    This book charts the extension of Tudor government into the independent Gaelic lordships of the O'Byrnes and O'Tooles (Wicklow, Kildare, Dublin) from the origins of this process of expansion in the late 15th century until the abortive...

    Cloth - 9781851828036 - $ 74.50

  • 'Fearful Realities'

    'Fearful Realities'

    New Perspectives on the Famine

    Edited by: Chris Morash, Richard Hayes

    The great strength of this collection is its interdisciplinary scope....the editors and publishers are to be complimented on an impressive volume that comprises a stimulating addition to Irish Famine studies. Irish Literary Supplement

    180 pages

    Publication Date: 3/1/1996
    Format: Paper
    ISBN: 9780716525660

    Paper - 9780716525660 - $ 30.00

  • 'I Have a Yong Suster'

    'I Have a Yong Suster'

    Popular Song and the Middle English Lyric

    By Karin Boklund-Lagopoulou

    This study explores the relationship of the Middle English lyric (primarily, though not exclusively, the secular lyric) to the various forms of folksong and popular song for which we have manuscript evidence or testimony from the 13th to the 16th centuries....

    Cloth - 9781851826278 - $ 74.50

  • 'Peace after the Final Battle'

    'Peace after the Final Battle'

    The Story of the Irish Revolution 1912-1924

    By John Dorney

    In this exciting new history book, author John Dorney tells the story of the Irish revolution in an interesting and accessible way, and explains the causes, course, and results of the revolution in an engaging manner. Peace after the Final Battle...

    Cloth - 9781848402720 - $ 29.99

  • 'The academy of warre': military affairs in Ireland, 1600 to 1800

    'The academy of warre': military affairs in Ireland, 1600 to 1800

    The O'Donnell Lecture 2002

    By Thomas Bartlett

    Charles James O'Donnell, born 1850, provided a bequest in 1935 to fund an annual lecture in the National University of Ireland on the history of Ireland since the time of Cromwell, with particular reference to the histories, since 1641, of old Irish families. The...

    Paper - 9780901510495 - $ 14.95

  • 'What Else Could I Do?'

    'What Else Could I Do?'

    Single Mothers and Infanticide, Ireland 1900-1950

    By Cliona Rattigan

    This powerful book explores the history of single mothers and infanticide in Ireland over a 50 year period. Based primarily on underused archival material from the Central Criminal Court in the National Archives of Ireland, 'What Else Could I Do?' provides a...

    Cloth - 9780716531395 - $ 79.95

  • 1916 in 1966

    1916 in 1966

    Commemorating the Easter Rising

    Edited by: Margaret O'Callaghan, Mary E. Daly

    This book explores the official 50th anniversary commemorations of the 1916 Easter Rising in the Irish Republic - how the government reinvented the message of 1916 through the jubilee celebrations; the organization of various unofficial commemorations in Northern Ireland;...

    Cloth - 9781904890270 - $ 80.00

  • 1916 Portraits and Lives

    1916 Portraits and Lives

    Edited by: James Quinn, Lawrence William White

    Contributions by: David Rooney

    This book is a selection of articles from the Royal Irish Academy's Dictionary of Irish Biography, dealing with 42 men and women whose careers, in one way or another, were deeply involved with the Easter Rising of 1916....

    Cloth - 9781908996381 - $ 60.00

  • 1972 and the Ulster Troubles

    1972 and the Ulster Troubles

    A Very Bad Year

    By Alan F. Parkinson

    1972 proved to be by far the bloodiest and most eventful year of the Northern Ireland conflict. The January shootings in Derry precipitated the downfall of the Stormont administration in March. British military reinforcements struggled to cope with the ferocity of the IRA's...

    Cloth - 9781846822377 - $ 60.00