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Mary Mcauliffe

30th October 2023 · Soft Jacket

The diaries of Dr Kathleen Lynn, 1916-1955, cover her involvement in the 1916 Rising, the War of Independence, the Civil War, and...

Peter Gray

30th September 2023 · Soft Jacket

William Sharman Crawford (1780‐1861) was the leading agrarian and democratic radical active in Ulster politics between the early 1830s and the 1850s....

Eugene Downing

15th June 2023 · Soft Jacket

Eugene Downing (1913-2003) was not your usual Irish brigader: a communist from his teenage years, an urbanised skilled worker, and an Irish...

Emmet O'Connor

30th September 2022 · Paperback / Softback

James 'Dongaree' Baird, a boilermaker in Harland and Wolff's shipyard, was one of hundreds of 'rotten Prods', and thousands of Catholics, driven from...

Katherine O'Donnell

30th April 2022 · Paperback / Softback

How will Ireland redress its legacy of institutional abuse? How might democracy evolve if survivors' experiences and expertise were allowed to lead...

Sonja Tiernan

21st November 2021 · Paperback / softback

Thirty-three inspiring speeches by women of Ireland from the nineteenth century to the present....

Barra Boydell

1 October 2021 · Hardback

A towering figure in the musical and cultural evolution of modern Ireland, Brian Boydell (1917–2000) has been described as a ‘renaissance man’ and...

Dana Hearne

1st July 2020 · Paperback / softback

Anna was a pioneering feminist and nationalist activist who challenged male authority and is a beacon to all who followed in her...

Jim Smyth

28th February 2020 · Paperback / softback

The story of the life of Henry Joy McCracken is fused with the history and environs of eighteenth-century Belfast....

Mary Mcauliffe

28th February 2020 · Paperback / softback

Margaret Skinnider enters and exits the history books as the female rebel who was wounded commanding a military action in the 1916...

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 now reissued...

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 Unforeseen (1946)....

Liam Mac Mathuna

30th June 2019 · Hardback

This collection of journal and diary entries, now published for the first time as a bilingual edition (Irish and English), is a...

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 a role...

Anne Enright

11th January 2019 · Hardback

In three urgent pieces of non-fiction Anne Enright explores speech and silence in the lives of Irish women....

Margaret Kelleher

11th November 2018 · Paperback / softback

The Maamtrasna Murders provides a cultural history of the events and subsequent impact of the renowned Maamtrasna murders from the perspective of...

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 work examines...

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 24 years...