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A Pocket History of Ireland

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From prehistoric times to the present day this comprehensive history presents the story of Ireland in bite-size chunks. With illustrations throughout this is an attractive and practical guide to Ireland's colourful history.

Between Two Hells: The Irish Civil War

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The history and legacy of the war that shaped the Irish political landscape for decades, by Ireland's most prominent historian.
€13.50 €13.95

Burning the Big House: The Story of the Irish Country House in a Time of War and Revolution

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The gripping story of the tumultuous destruction of the Irish country house, spanning the revolutionary years of 1912 to 1923

Great Hatred: The Assassination of Sir Henry Wilson MP

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A gripping investigation into one of Irish history’s greatest mysteries, Great Hatred reveals the true story behind one of the most significant political assassinations to ever have been committed on British soil.
€19.99 €22.95

The Ballycotton Job

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An astonishing act of piracy, the capture of the British war ship, the Upnor changed the course of Ireland's Civil War. Flawless in its planning and execution, while Winston Churchill remarked on Irish 'genius for conspiracy', a furious Michael Collins accused the British of deliberately arming his enemies. Indeed, it's highly likely that the bullet that killed him originated in the Upnor.

A Brief History of Ireland

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Ireland has been shaped by many things over the centuries: geography, war, the fight for liberty. From the dawn of history to the decline of the Celtic Tiger - this title shows how Ireland has been shaped over the centuries. It offers an introduction to this exceptional place, its people and its culture.

Ireland's Secret War: Dan Bryan, G2 and the lost tapes that reveal the hunt for Ireland’s Nazi spies

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A thrilling account of the true extent of Irish–Allied co-operation during World War II, revealed through a series of recently discovered tapes that capture the voices of those who were involved.

Left Without a Handkerchief

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Left without a Handkerchief contains ten stories of destruction and loss during the Irish War of Independence and Civil War.

The Way We Were: Catholic Ireland Since 1922

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“The most balanced perspective on the Catholic Ireland of the past – up to our own time.” – Charles Lysaght, Author and Historian

Ireland's Forgotten Past: A History of the Overlooked and Disremembered

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An original and irreverent retelling of overlooked stories from Irish history, hailed by Sebastian Barry as 'a stirring atlas of Irishness'