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How the Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland's Heroic Role from the Fall of Rome to Rise of Medieval Europe (Hinges of History)
How the Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland's Heroic Role from the Fall of Rome to Rise of Medieval Europe (Hinges of History)
by Thomas Cahill
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A delightful and illuminating look into a crucial but little known "hinge" of history in which the author shows that the Irish were not only conservators of civilization, but became shapers of the medieval mind, putting their unique stamp on Western... (read more)

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How the Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland's Heroic Role from the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe
How the Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland's Heroic Role from the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe
by Thomas Cahill
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The perfect St. Patrick's Day gift, and a book in the best tradition of popular history -- the untold story of Ireland's role in maintaining Western culture while the Dark Ages settled on Europe. Every year millions of Americans celebrate St. Patrick's... (read more)

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Story of the Irish Race (Rev 90 Edition)
Story of the Irish Race (Rev 90 Edition)
by Macmanus
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Here is the whole saga of the Irish from earliest times to the present. Learn about Irish history, culture, religion, laws, arts, antiquities, folklore, trade, literature, heroes, and more. Although a work of sound scholarship, it is as easy to read as a... (read more)

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The Burning of Bridget Cleary: A True Story
The Burning of Bridget Cleary: A True Story
by Angela Bourke
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In 1895, Bridget Cleary, a strong-minded and independent young woman, disappeared from her house in rural Tipperary. At first her family claimed she had been taken by fairies-but then her badly burned body was found in a shallow grave. Bridget's husband,... (read more)

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McCarthy's Bar: A Journey of Discovery in Ireland
McCarthy's Bar: A Journey of Discovery in Ireland
by Pete Mccarthy
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The #1 Irish Bestseller Despite the many exotic places Pete McCarthy has visited, he finds that nowhere else can match the particular magic of Ireland, his mother's homeland.  In McCarthy's Bar, his journey begins in Cork and continues along the... (read more)

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Robert Whyte's 1847 Famine Ship Diary: The Journey of an Irish Coffin Ship
Robert Whyte's 1847 Famine Ship Diary: The Journey of an Irish Coffin Ship
by Robert Whyte
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An eyewitness account of an eventful journey on an emigrant vessel.... (read more)

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Malachy McCourt's History of Ireland
Malachy McCourt's History of Ireland
by Malachy Mccourt
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In the successful tradition of Thomas Cahill’s modern-day classic, How the Irish Saved Civilization, here is an authoritative and completely engaging one-volume account of Irish history by County Limerick native, gifted storyteller, and bestselling... (read more)

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A Fine Place to Daydream: Racehorses, Romance, and the Irish
A Fine Place to Daydream: Racehorses, Romance, and the Irish
by Bill Barich
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Twenty-five years after Laughing in the Hills, his racetrack classic, Bill Barich gives us anotherabout how he fell in love and found a new life in Dublin, where he was soon caught up in the Irish obsession with horses and luck. At venues grand and lowly,... (read more)

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I Am of Ireland: Women of the North Speak Out
I Am of Ireland: Women of the North Speak Out
by Elizabeth Shannon
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Irish women talk passionately about their lives, beliefs, and hopes for their embattled land<P>Available for the first time in paperback, this book provides an intimate look at the troubles in Northern Ireland. In a moving collection of interviews... (read more)

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Biting at the Grave: The Irish Hunger Strikes and the Politics of Despair
Biting at the Grave: The Irish Hunger Strikes and the Politics of Despair
by Padraig Omalley
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A haunting account of the hunger strikes of 1981 and their lingering effects on the troubled peoples of Northern Ireland.... (read more)

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Angela's Ashes: A Memoir
Angela's Ashes: A Memoir
by Frank Mccourt
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andlt;Iandgt;Angela's Ashesandlt;/Iandgt;, imbued on every page with Frank McCourt's astounding humor and compassion, is a glorious book that bears all the marks of a classic.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Iandgt;"When I look back on my childhood I... (read more)

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Danny Boy
Danny Boy
by Malachy Mccourt
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In this delightful volume, Malachy McCourt takes readers on a surprising and emotional journey, centered around one of the most enduring songs in history. Exploring the mysteries of 'Danny Boy,' a song with roots in distant centuries, this tribute... (read more)

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Sun dancing :a medieval vision
Sun dancing :a medieval vision
by Geoffrey Moorhouse
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Some eight miles off the coast of Kerry lie the Skelligs, two sheer rocks. The largest of these, Skellig Michael, is where, according to legend, the Archangel Michael appeared to St Patrick and was home, for 600 years, to a monastery. This book tells the... (read more)

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The Famine Ships
The Famine Ships
by Edward Laxton
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Between 1846 and 1851, more than one-million people--the potato famine emigrants--sailed from Ireland to America. Now, 150 years later, The Famine Ships tells of the courage and determination of those who crossed the Atlantic in leaky, overcrowded... (read more)

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Are You Somebody?: The Accidental Memoir of a Dublin Woman
Are You Somebody?: The Accidental Memoir of a Dublin Woman
by Nuala O'Faolain
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Nuala O'Faolain attracted a huge amount of critical praise and a wide audience with the literary debut of Are You Somebody? Her midlife exploration of life's love, pain, loneliness, and self- discovery won her fans worldwide who write and tell her how... (read more)

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The Event and Its Terrors: Ireland, Famine, Modernity (Cultural Memory in the Present)
The Event and Its Terrors: Ireland, Famine, Modernity (Cultural Memory in the Present)
by Stuart Mclean
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The Event and its Terrors undertakes a critical reimagining of one of the major events of Irish history&#8212;the Great Famine of the 1840s&#8212;and of its subsequent legacies. Drawing on a wide range of sources, past and present, it considers... (read more)

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Irish Dreams
Irish Dreams
by Steven Rothfeld
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They are merry and mournful, comic and poignant, dwelling on the everyday and the primordial... So writes Edna O'Brien of the beautiful photographs in Irish Dreams. In this romantic voyage, Steven Rothfeld pairs his dreamy Polaroid transfer prints with... (read more)

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Tea and Green Ribbons: A Memoir
Tea and Green Ribbons: A Memoir
by Evelyn Doyle
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In the slums of Dublin in 1953, Evelyn Doyle's mother ran off with a lover, abandoning her family and leaving Evelyn's father to care for six children. Already struggling to support his children as a painter and decorator, Desmond Doyle faced the fact... (read more)

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Farewell To Arms From Long War To Long Peace in Northern Ireland
Farewell To Arms From Long War To Long Peace in Northern Ireland
by Michael Cox
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The last decade has been the most momentous in Northern Ireland's checkered history--a 30 year war finally and painfully began to wind down, starting in August 1994 with the first Republican cease-fire and concluding more than three years later with the... (read more)

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For the Cause of Liberty: A Thousand Years of Ireland's Heroes
For the Cause of Liberty: A Thousand Years of Ireland's Heroes
by Terry Golway
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For the Cause of Liberty is the story of Irish nationalism, from the legendary king Brian Boru, who united the chieftains of Ireland to drive out the Vikings, to the still-unresolved conflict in Northern Ireland. In a fast-paced narrative, Terry Golway... (read more)

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