Merrion Press

  • 'A Failed Political Entity'

    'A Failed Political Entity'

    Charles Haughey and the Northern Ireland Question, 1945-1992

    By Stephen Kelly

    Contributions by: Vincent Browne

    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...

    Cloth - 9781785370984 - $ 80.00

  • A Day in May

    A Day in May

    Real Lives, True Stories

    By Charlie Bird

    Contributions by: Colm Toibin

    On May 23rd, 2015 the people of Ireland made history by becoming the first country in the world to introduce marriage equality by popular vote. The joyous scenes from Dublin Castle and across Ireland, as the historic vote was declared,...

    Cloth - 9781785370762 - $ 25.00

  • After The Rising

    After The Rising

    Soldiers, Lawyers, and Trials of the Irish Revolution

    By Sean Enright

    In this sequel to his bestselling 'Easter Rising 1916: The Trials', Se?n Enright puts the great legal cases of the period into context with exacting clarity, including the Mac Curtain Inquest, the trials of MacSwiney, Markievicz, Maher and Foley, the...

    Cloth - 9781785370526 - $ 75.00

  • 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