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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.

  • 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: Patrick Maume

    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

  • A Bibliography of Celtic-Latin Literature 400-1200

    A Bibliography of Celtic-Latin Literature 400-1200

    By Michael Lapidge, Richard Sharpe

    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

  • A History of Ireland in 100 Objects

    A History of Ireland in 100 Objects

    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

  • A Yankee in de Valera's Ireland

    A Yankee in de Valera's Ireland

    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

  • Access To Foreign Languages

    Access To Foreign Languages

    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

  • Alexander Nimmo's Inverness Survey and Journal, 1806

    Alexander Nimmo's Inverness Survey and Journal, 1806

    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

  • At Home in the Revolution

    At Home in the Revolution

    What Women Said and Did in 1916

    By Lucy McDiarmid

    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

  • Belfast c. 1600 to c. 1900

    Belfast c. 1600 to c. 1900

    By Stephen A. Royle, Raymond Gillespie

    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

  • Berangers Views of Ireland

    Berangers Views of Ireland

    By Peter Harbison

    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