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Irish Academic Press has launched a new history imprint called Merrion in 2012. This new imprint produces exciting and powerful popular history books. The books are illustrated and driven by high quality writing and research. The topics are of popular interest and the books are written and produced in a very accessible style.


  • Arthur Griffith

    Arthur Griffith

    By Owen McGee

    In Arthur Griffith there is a mighty force in Ireland. He has none of the wildness of some I could name. Instead there is an abundance of wisdom and an awareness of things which are Ireland. -- Michael Collins *** As a working-class Dubliner who played a...

    Cloth - 9781785370090 - $ 90.00

  • Belfast Days

    Belfast Days

    A 1972 Teenage Diary

    By Eimear O'Callaghan

    Belfast 1972. It's the bloodiest year of the Northern Irish 'Troubles', and 16-year-old Eimear O'Callaghan, a Catholic schoolgirl in West Belfast, bears witness in her new diary. What follows is a unique and touching perspective into the daily life of an ordinary teenager coming...

    Paper - 9781908928894 - $ 24.95

  • Between Two Flags

    Between Two Flags

    John Mitchel & Jenny Verner

    By Anthony G. Russell

    Between Two Flags tells the gripping story of the turbulent yet enduring and loving marriage of John Mitchel and Jenny Verner. Their courtship was opposed by both families, and their elopement and marriage caused public consternation, but this remarkable couple went on...

    Cloth - 9781785370014 - $ 65.00

  • Between Two Flags

    Between Two Flags

    John Mitchel & Jenny Verner

    By Anthony G. Russell

    Between Two Flags tells the gripping story of the turbulent yet enduring and loving marriage of John Mitchel and Jenny Verner. Their courtship was opposed by both families, and their elopement and marriage caused public consternation, but this remarkable couple went on...

    Ebooks - 9781785370021 - $ 40.00

  • Blasphemers & Blackguards

    Blasphemers & Blackguards

    The Irish Hellfire Clubs

    By David Ryan

    Prostitutes, pimps, cutpurses, murderers, and bawdy houses.... What were the hellfire clubs of 18th-century Ireland? Were they really elite groups who engaged in obscene orgies, devil worship, and the ritual murder of servants? These questions have intrigued virtually everyone who has visited the supposed...

    Paper - 9781908928016 - $ 19.95

  • Blasphemers & Blackguards

    Blasphemers & Blackguards

    The Irish Hellfire Clubs

    By David Ryan

    Prostitutes, pimps, cutpurses, murderers, and bawdy houses...What were the hellfire clubs of 18th-century Ireland? Were they really elite groups who engaged in obscene orgies, devil worship, and the ritual murder of servants? These questions have intrigued virtually everyone who has visited the supposed hellfire...

    Cloth - 9781908928030 - $ 59.95

  • Brian Lenihan

    Brian Lenihan

    In Calm and Crisis

    Edited by: Brian Murphy, Mary O'Rourke, Noel Whelan

    Brian Lenihan was Ireland's Minister for Finance at the time of the recent and dramatic political and economic crisis, and he was the linchpin in the rescue package sought by the Irish government. The recollections within this...

    Cloth - 9781908928979 - $ 49.95

  • Captain Jack White

    Captain Jack White

    Imperialism, Anarchism & the Irish Citizen Army

    By Leo Keohane

    Captain Jack White DSO (1879-1946) is a fascinating yet neglected figure in Irish history. The son of Field Marshal Sir George White V.C., he became a Boer war hero, and, crucially, was the first Commandant of the Irish Citizen Army. One...

    Cloth - 9781908928931 - $ 79.95

  • Domhnall Ua Buachalla

    Domhnall Ua Buachalla

    Rebellious Nationalist, Reluctant Governor

    By Adhamhnan O' Suilleabhain

    This is the overdue biography of Domhnall Ua Buachalla - a cultural nationalist, Gaelic Leaguer, and friend of Padraig Pearse - who became an Irish Volunteer leader in North Kildare, arming the men of Maynooth and leading them on foot to the General...

    Ebooks - 9781785370083 - $ 40.00

  • Donegal in Transition

    Donegal in Transition

    The Impact of the Congested Districts Board

    By Sean Beattie

    In this accessible and lively book, local historian Sean Beattie explores the dramatic impact of the newly formed Congested Districts Board (CDB) on the economic, political, and cultural life of County Donegal. The starting point is the year 1891, when Arthur...

    Cloth - 9781908928290 - $ 89.95