Featured Irish Studies
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 Remarkable Story of Dublin's Liffey Bridges
Contributions by: Michael Phillips
A vivid history of Dublin unfolds in this exploration of more than 1,000 years of bridges over the river Liffey. From the time of the Vikings and their simple wooden bridge, through Dublin's...
Paper - 9781907002212 - $ 39.95
Stories of Ireland in Art
Edited by: Brendan Rooney
Upon leaving the National Gallery in Dublin during Easter week 1916, its registrar James Stephens was struck by 'the rumour of death and war' that gripped the air. One hundred years on, the National Gallery will evaluate these seismic historical events in...
Paper - 9781911024286 - $ 40.00
Over 400 Years of Irish Oratory
By Gerard Reid
Amongst the multitude of speeches, sermons and addresses annually delivered by Irish men and women, only a few are permanently preserved. The remainder are forgotten. The main objective of this compilation is to bring together a selection of speeches, sermons and addresses...
Paper - 9780716527442 - $ 29.50
History and Heritage - New Revised Edition
Contributions by: Rob Goodbody
This hugely anticipated new edition of the classic Irish Stone Bridges covers the history of road bridges in Ireland from AD 1000 to 1830. This highly readable and exacting study is unsurpassed in its...
Cloth - 9781911024149 - $ 65.00
Edited by: Fintan O'Toole
100 artworks have been chosen for this beautifully illustrated book to represent each year from 1916 to 2015. They trace the story of Ireland's creative output from the revolutionary period until today. The story that emerges through these 100...
Cloth - 9781908996923 - $ 50.00
Ireland was one of the earliest countries to evolve a system of hereditary surnames. More than 4,000 Gaelic, Norman and Anglo-Irish surnames are listed in this book, giving a wealth of information on the background and location of Irish families. Edward MacLysaght was a leading authority on...
Paper - 9780716523666 - $ 24.00
Contributions by: Eamonn Holmes
Within these pages, readers will learn fascinating facts about the Titanic on a wide range of topics: her sister ships * the Harland & Wolff Shipyard where she was built * Thomas Andrews, her architect * her maiden voyage * Captain Smith...
Paper - 9780716531562 - $ 18.95