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Margaret Ward

15th July 2019 · Paperback / softback

This full-length biographical study of one of the most important women in Irish political life in the 20th century is...

Leeann Lane

30th June 2019 · Paperback / softback

Dorothy Macardle is best known as the author of The Irish Republic (1937), and novels The Uninvited (1942) and The...

Trish Ferguson

15th April 2019 · Paperback / softback

Maud Gonne has long been viewed merely as a contemporary of more prominent literary, political and legal figures who played...

Fergus O'Farrell

9th September 2018 · Paperback / softback

Using new archival material from the Bureau of Military History, Fergus O'Farrell documents Brugha's career as a revolutionary. This closely-researched...

Carla King

15th November 2016 · Hardback

Michael Davitt after the Land League brings Davitt's later story back into the light by exploring his career in the...

Vivien Igoe

5th May 2016 · Hardback

In The Real People of Joyce's Ulysses, Dubliner and Joycean scholar Vivien Igoe leaves no stone uncovered in revealing the...

Emmet O'Connor

1st November 2015 · Hardback

This is the biography of 'Big Jim' Larkin. Through the research of Emmet O'Connor, Larkin - Labour leader and agitator...

Ernie O'Malley

27th October 2015 · Paperback / softback

The Centenary Classics series examines the change and evolution in the Ireland of 100 years ago during the 1916-23 revolutionary...

Ciaran Brady

8th October 2015 · Paperback / softback

In this critical study of Shane O'Neill's life and times, Ciaran Brady, returns this neglected historical figure to his rightful...

Robert Savage

1st December 2014 · Paperback / softback

Sean Lemass is generally regarded as the man most responsible for the modernisation of Irish society. This book considers how...

Matthew Lewis

29th August 2014 · Paperback / softback

From an adolescent farmer to a local Sinn Fein activist and provincial guerrilla leader, and eventually to chief-of-staff of the...

Padraig Lenihan

15th August 2014 · Hardback

Left for dead at the sack of Drogheda, Richard Talbot later ingratiated himself with the future James II by plotting...

James H. Murphy

1st May 2014 · Hardback

The fifth Earl Spencer was lord lieutenant of Ireland twice (1868-71, 1882-5). It was a problematic office, combing both symbolic,...

Fanny Taylor

15th September 2013 · Paperback / softback

Between 1864 and 1867 the author made many trips to Ireland. In this book, she offers an eye-witness account of...

Marc Mulholland

15th September 2013 · Paperback / softback

Terence O'Neill came to power as Prime Minister of Northern Ireland in 1963 with a bold plan to 'literally transform...

Dr. Alan O'Day

17th September 2012 · Paperback / softback

Charles Stewart Parnell has proved a compelling figure in his own time and to ours. A Protestant landlord who possessed...

Eugene J. Doyle

13th July 2012 · Paperback / softback

Justin McCarthy (1830-1912) is the forgotten leader of the Irish Home Rule Movement. Overshadowed by Parnell before him and the...

Thomas J. Morrissey

9th September 2011 · Paperback / softback

William Martin Murphy (1845-1919) was one of the most successful of Irish entrepreneurs and businessmen. As well as being a...