Royal Irish Academy
Royal Irish Academy (Ireland) is the publishing arm of the Royal Irish Academy which was founded in 1785 as a society for promoting the study of science, literature and antiquities. The Press's publications cover history, archaeology, mathematics, and the biological sciences. Many of publications are based on the academy's research programs and provide primary source material for the researcher.
Commemorating the Easter Rising
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
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
This pioneering work provides as complete a list as possible of Latin texts written during the early Middle Ages on Celtic territory or by Celts abroad. Each entry adverts to MSS (where necessary), printed editions, notices in other standard repertories and bibliographies of secondary...
Cloth - 9780901714435 - $ 80.00
Edited by: Fintan O'Toole
Objects don't just have stories, they tell stories. There is a certain paradox that surrounds them. They seem precise and fixed, literally tangible, yet they can put us in touch with the past in a direct and immediate way. What they said to their contemporaries may...
Cloth - 9781908996152 - $ 50.00
The Memoir of David Gray
By David Gray
Edited by: Paul Bew
What follows is the raw material of history in the making. It must be winnowed, weighed and 'evaluated' before acceptance by the historian. -- David Gray, Minister Plenipotentiary and Envoy Extraordinary to Ireland, 1940-47 ** Lawyer, soldier, journalist, and...
Paper - 9781908996053 - $ 30.00
In Second Level Schools
By Mary Ruane
A major research report which reveals that despite improvements in foreign language participation in Ireland, many Irish schools still do not regard languages as core subjects. Mary Ruane subjects to close scrutiny the provision pattern of languages in the second-level sector, and this report...
Paper - 9780901714862 - $ 20.00
Edited by: Noël P. Wilkins
Alexander Nimmo was Rector of Inverness Academy in 1806 when Scotland's Commission for Highland Roads and Bridges employed him to survey the boundary of Inverness-shire with the adjacent counties. During his survey, Nimmo kept a MS journal (c.17K words) of his 'perambulation.' This journal is...
Cloth - 9781904890744 - $ 70.00
What Women Said and Did in 1916
On the morning of April 24, 1916, Catherine Byrne jumped through a window on the side of the General Post Office on O'Connell Street to join the Irish revolution. Meanwhile, Mairead Ni Cheallaigh served breakfast to Patrick and Willie Pearse -...
Paper - 9781908996749 - $ 50.00
Edited by: Raymond Gillespie
This folded pocket map of modern Belfast is overlaid with color and symbols illustrating the city's history from c.1600 to c.1900. With an introductory essay and over 200 features mapped and indexed, this covered map is an ideal aid...
Paper - 9781904890201 - $ 20.00
No one of his time could draw an old castle, a cromlech, or a round tower better wrote Sir William Wilde of the antiquarian artist Gabriel Beranger. In 1880, Lady Wilde wrote one of her husband's "earnest wish...that Beranger's sketches, so rich in suggestion for our living...
Cloth - 9780901714930 - $ 40.00