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The Oxford Book of Ireland

by Craig, Patricia (edited by)

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Goldring Books
Published
1998
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Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780192142610
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Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998. A near Fine copy (Fine apart from a line mark to closed top edge) with Fine dutjacket which is not price clipped. Internally Fine and unmarked. xvi + 514 pages. 3 maps. First Edition, First Printing. Ireland is a country that arouses strong opinions: everyone has a view on its character, its foibles,… Read more
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Suffer the Little Children - The Harrowing True Story of a Girl's Brutal Convent Upbringing

by Reilly, Frances

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Goldring Books
Published
2008
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780752875462
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£10.95

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London: Orion, 2008. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. First edition, first printing. Clutching their eight week-old sister in their arms, three-year-old Frances and six-year-old Loretta Reilly were abandoned by their mother outside the gates of the Poor Sisters of Nazareth Convent in Belfast in 1956. This is Frances' story of survival, how… Read more
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Féil-Scríbhinn Liam Mhic Alasdair - Essays Presented to Liam Mac Alasdair, FGSI

by Stanley, Rory J. (edited by)

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Published
2009
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781898471677
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£9.59

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Dublin: Genealogical Society of Ireland, 2009. A Fine unmarked copy. A collection of 18 essays - a 'Festschrift' in honour of Liam Mac Alasdair, former Director of the Genealogical Society of Ireland. This collection of essays by members and friends covers a range of subjects from genealogy, heraldry, social history, military history, Orders of Chivalry, cultural studies, clan/sept histories,… Read more
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John Stanislaus Joyce - The Voluminous Life and Genius of James Joyce's Father

by Jackson, John Wyse with Costello, Peter

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Published
1997
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781857024173
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London: Fourth Estate, 1997. xvii + 494 pages. Map endpapers. Genealogical chart. 42 illustrations. Dustjacket has a small closed tear to front top corner and is not price clipped. First edition, first printing. John Stanislaus Joyce was the hero of his own epic - a heroic drinker, superlative swearer and 'praiser of his own past', with ambitions to become a… Read more
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The Bull Raid - A Free Version of the Irish Prose Epic Táin Bó Chuailgne or Cattle Raid of Cooley

by Gebler, Carlo

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Published
2004
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781405212557
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London: Egmont, 2004. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. First edition, first printing. ix + 403 pages. The book is a re-telling of the narrative given in the ancient Irish prose epic, Táin Bó Chuailgne or Cattle Raid of Cooley. This is the most famous and extensive of the legends of Cúchulainn… Read more
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Fables of the Irish Intelligentsia

by Fitzpatrick, Nina

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Published
1991
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781872180281
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London: Fourth Estate, 1991. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine complete dustjacket. Dubious miracles and confused morals are the stuff of the twelve fables in this entrancing book. The adorable father Boniface achieves sanctity despite a life of exalted sensuality, Sesame O'Hare, a frustrated academic, finds her true calling when she hijacks the career of the illustrious poet A.T. Harrington,… Read more
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Melting Snow

by O'Clery, Conor

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Published
1991
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780862812911
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Belfast: Appletree Press, 1991. First Edition First Printing. A near Fine uninscribed copy with near Fine complete dustjacket. During the early days of 'Perestroika' , the Irish Times sent the author, one of the best known and most respected journalists, to open a the first Irish newspaper bureau in Moscow. The book is a vivid account of his experiences, not… Read more
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To School Through The Fields - A Country Childhood

by Taylor, Alice

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Goldring Books
Published
1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780712648738
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London: Century, 1991. Previously published separately in 1990 as 'To School Through the Fields' and 'Quench the Lamp' in paperback. The author was born in 1938 and grew up at Lisnasheoga, her family's farm in County Cork and when she married she moved to Innishannon where she now lives and runs the local supermarket and post office. She recounts a… Read more
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