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Cinderella Soldiers: The Irish in Liverpool in the Great War – Colin Cousins
By May 30, 2019 Read More →

Cinderella Soldiers: The Irish in Liverpool in the Great War – Colin Cousins

Just In: “Cinderella Soldiers: The Irish in Liverpool in the Great War ” by Colin Cousins The Book Based on extensive research, Cinderella Soldiers uncovers the experiences of the Liverpool Irish Battalion during the Great War. The ethnic core of the battalion represented more than mere shamrock sentimentality: they had been raised within the Catholic Irish enclaves of [...]

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The Burren – David Cabot & Roger Goodwillie
By May 30, 2019 Read More →

The Burren – David Cabot & Roger Goodwillie

Just In: “The Burren” by David Cabot & Roger Goodwillie The Book The Burren is one of those rare and magical places where geology, glacial history, botany, zoology and millennia of cultural history have converged to create a unique landscape of extraordinary natural history interest. In this timely addition to the New Naturalist Library, the authors examine [...]

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Ireland’s War of Independence 1919-1921 – Lorcan Collins
By May 30, 2019 Read More →

Ireland’s War of Independence 1919-1921 – Lorcan Collins

Just In: “Ireland’s War of Independence 1919-1921″ by  Lorcan Collins The Book An accessible overview of Ireland’s War of Independence 1919-21. From the first shooting of RIC constables in Soloheadbeg Co Tipperary on 21 January 1919 to the truce in July 1921 the IRA carried out a huge range of attacks on all levels of [...]

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Irish Working Lives – Marie Louise O’Donnell
By May 14, 2019 Read More →

Irish Working Lives – Marie Louise O’Donnell

Just in is “Irish Working Lives” by Marie Louise O’Donnell  The Book As a broadcaster, Marie O’Donnel has had the privilege of spending ‘work time’ with a broad array of individuals across Ireland, gaining a unique insight into the practicalities of their particular occupation and learning about what inspires or motivates them in their chosen [...]

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Arise And Go: W.B. Yeats and the people and places that inspired him – Kevin Connolly
By May 14, 2019 Read More →

Arise And Go: W.B. Yeats and the people and places that inspired him – Kevin Connolly

New in stock is “Arise And Go: W.B. Yeats and the people and places that inspired him” by Kevin Connolly The Book The idea of place runs like a river through the life and works of the poet and playwright W.B. Yeats. This book focuses on his time in Dublin, London, Sligo and elsewhere in [...]

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Constellations: Reflections From Life – Sinéad Gleeson
By May 14, 2019 Read More →

Constellations: Reflections From Life – Sinéad Gleeson

We have signed copies of “Constellations: Reflections From Life” by Sinéad Gleeson The Book How do you tell the story of a life in a body, as it goes through sickness, health, motherhood? How do you tell that story when you are not just a woman but a woman in Ireland? In the powerful and [...]

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Introducing Moriarty – Michael Higgins
By April 25, 2019 Read More →

Introducing Moriarty – Michael Higgins

We have copies of “Introducing Moriarty” by Michael Higgins in the shop at the moment! The Book In “Introducing Moriarty”,  Michael W. Higgins compiles the essential writings of Irish philosopher and mystic, John Moriarty. This distillation of Moriarty’s texts on ecology, mysticism and spirituality is a perfect introduction to the work of this complex and at [...]

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Home: Why Public Housing is the Answer – Eoin Ó Broin
By April 25, 2019 Read More →

Home: Why Public Housing is the Answer – Eoin Ó Broin

New in stock is “Home: Why Public Housing is the Answer”, by Eoin Ó Broin. The Book Thousands are homeless, tens of thousands are languishing on social housing waiting lists, even more are unable to afford to rent or buy. Why is our housing system so dysfunctional? Why can it not meet social and affordable housing [...]

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The Wat of Independence – Sean McMahon
By April 25, 2019 Read More →

The Wat of Independence – Sean McMahon

We have copies of  ”The War of Independence” by Sean McMahon in the shop at the moment! The Book Like all guerrilla wars, the Irish War of Independence was characterised by great courage and ruthless brutality. It created many heroes and spawned two of the most hated forces that a British government had ever inflicted [...]

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Bungalow Bliss Bias – Jack Fitzsimons
By April 9, 2019 Read More →

Bungalow Bliss Bias – Jack Fitzsimons

New in stock is “Bungalow Bliss Bias”, by Jack Fitzsimons. The Book In the latter half of the 20th century, people in Ireland sought, and were encouraged to seek, a better standard of living. This involved, above all, improved housing conditions. But in rural areas there was very limited assistance for the large numbers who [...]

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