This is the story of Mayo men and women active during the War of Independence and the Civil War, a story largely untold or forgotten. The myth that little or nothing happened in Mayo during these troubled times is dispelled forever.
Ireland stands at a defining moment, unprecedented in the period of its Independence. This title explores Ireland's political, social and existential identity crisis, delving into the Irish psyche in search of fundamental explanations for recent events.
Heartbroken after a long, painful love affair, a man takes a job driving a haulage lorry through France. As the pair journey down the motorways and through the service stations of France, a devastating picture reveals itself: a story of grief, of shame, and of love in all its complex, dark and glorious manifestations.
Michael Collins' development of a formidable intelligence network transformed the military fortunes of the Irish against the British. The Dublin Brigade of the IRA was pivotal to this defining strategy. This is the stirring and poignant story of the human endeavour and suffering at the core of the Dublin Brigade's fight for Irish freedom.
A fascinating view of a vital period in Irish history, from 1913 to Independence, based on statements made by nearly 2,000 people between 1947 and 1957 about their role in Ireland's fight for freedom. Eamonn Duggan explores the individual contributions of these remarkable people, and what they add to the history we thought we knew.
A lively compilation of pen pictures, personal reminiscences and sketches on aspects of the life and history of St Patrick's College, Maynooth. The contributors have all been associated with Maynooth in many different spheres, either as students or staff, and in many cases both.