Irish History / General Irish History
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|Van Esbeck, Edmund. Irish Rugby 1874-1999: A History. Dublin, Gill and Macmillan, 1999. 22.5 x 28.5cm. 240 pages. Original hardcover with dustjacket. As new.
Edmund van Esbeck was for many years the rugby columnist with The Irish Times newspaper. Here, he examines the story of rugby in Ireland from its beginnings in the 1850s to the game of today. The book discusses players, personalities, triumphs and failures and includes detailed statistics on the sport in Ireland.
Keywords: Irish History
|Various / O’Keefe, Regina (Co-ordinator). The Quakers of Mountmellick. A Short History of the Religious Society of Friends in the Town of Mountmellick 1650 – 1900. Reprint funded by Laois Leader Rural Development Company Ltd. Mountmellick, Mountmellick Development Association, No date (1994). 14.5 cm x 21 cm. 96 pages. Original softcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear.
Includes for example the following essays: Foreword / Preface / List of Illustrations / The Origins of Mountmellick Town / The Birth of the Quakers / The Arrival of the Quakers in Mountmellick / The Early Quakers of Mountmellick / The Rise and Fall of Industry in Mountmellick / Prominent Quaker Families of Mountmellick / Education and Quaker Schools / Quaker Dress / An Introduction to Mountmellick Embroidery / The White Quakers / In Search of Quaker Houses / The Decline of the Quakers / Rosenallis: The Quaker Burial Ground / Appendix A: A Graph of Quaker Deaths 1660-1850 / Appendix B: The Certificate of Transfer of Nicholas Newland / Appendix C: Quaker Surnames in Laois / Appendix D: Quaker Residences in Laois 1650-1860 / Appendix E: A List of Pupils in the Quaker Provincial School, Mountmellick 1786 to 1886 / Appendix F: A Quaker School Play – Dinah and Ethel: A Dialogue / Bibliography.
Keywords: Irish History, Irish Local History, Irish Religion, Irish Religion & Church History, Irish Religious History, Laois, Mountmellick, Quakers, Religion
|Walpole, Charles George. The Kingdom of Ireland. From the Earliest Times to the Union with Great Britain. Kegan Paul, 1882. 20.5cm x 14.3cm. xxxv, 579 (28) pages. With 5 maps. Original Hardcover.Gilt lettering on frontboard. Good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Spine starting to separate from block. Rear or cover slightly torn. Map on page 70 torn. With underlinings on various pages.
Includes for Example: Condition of the Early Irish/ The Filibusters/ The Great Territorial Barons/ The Assimilation of the Settlers, A.D. 1272-1335/ The First Conquest/ The Plantation Spirit Abroad/ The Desmond Rebellion/ The Plantation of Munster/ The Plantation of Ulster/ Provincial Insurrections in 1641/ The Subjugation/ Restoration Compromises/ The Broken Treaty/ The Reconquest/ Protestant Ascendency and its Works/ The Results of Bondage 1760-1768/ The Revolt of the Colony/ The Demand for Parliamentary Reform/ Agitation for Reform and Emancipation/ Prosecutions/ France at England’s ‘Back Door’/ The Triumph of Coercion/ The Irish Jacquerie/ Annexation/ List of the Chief Governors of Ireland from 1173 to 1800 AD/ Henry II/ Richard I/ Henry IV/ Henry V/ Henry VI/ Edward IV/ Edward V/ Richard III/ James II/ William III/ Anne, 1702/ Earl of Worcester/ Lord Say/ Powell/ Sacheverel/ John Heron/ Earl of Salisbury/ Sir Thomas Ridgway/ Francis Willoughbie/ Captain and Thomas Edney/ Lord Audley/ Sir Mervin Audley/ Lord Chamberlaine/ William Wilson/ Captain Mansfield/ Sir Hugh Woorall/ Sir Edward Blennerhassett/ L. Bomby/ William Stewart/ Roman Catholics/ Articles of Limerick/ Lord Riverston/ Colonel Justin McCarthy/ Lord Clancarthy/ Viscount Mountcashel/ Sir Valentine Brown/ alter Cheevers/ Viscount Kenmare/ Hugh O’Neil/ Cromwell/ Cork, Kerry/ Clonmel/ Waterford/ Boyle/ Parsons/ Loftus/ The Castle Authorities/ The Oath of Supremacy/ Nine Articles of Lambeth/ The Presbyterian Clergy/ The Scotch Colony etc.
Keywords: Irish History
|Walsh, J.C. Farranferris: The Heritage of St Finbarr. First Edition. Cork, Tower Books, 1987. 16cm x 23 cm. IX, 269 pages. Original Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Signed by the author. Also includes a section on the history of hurling in Farranferris by Tim Horgan.
Includes for example the following chapters: The Old St Finbarr’s Seminary / The Franciscan Sisters / Pensions and Domestic Accounts / Farranferris in a Changing World / The Clergy of the Diocese of Cork 1787-1987 and of Cork & Ross 1958-1987 etc.
Keywords: Irish History, Irish Local History, Irish Religious History
|Walsh, T.J. The Irish Continental College Movement. The Colleges at Bordeaux, Toulouse, and Lille. Dublin and Cork, Golden Eagle Books, 1973. 14 cm x 22 cm. 202 pages. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket in protective Mylar. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Inscribed in gaelic.
Includes for example the following essays: The Continental Colleges – ‘Ecclesia Semper Reformanda’, The Irish College at Bordeaux – Le Grand Siecle, The Irish College at Toulouse – The Eighteenth Century, The Irish College at Lille – Francis Nugent, and The Fate of the Irish Endowments. Appendix includes Irish Educaiton Foundations in France – Burses in former colleges in Belgian Netherlands.
Keywords: Irish History, Military History, World War I, World War One
|Webb, Alfred. A Compendium of Irish Biography. Comprising Sketches of Distinguished Irishmen, and of Eminent Persons Connected with Ireland by Office or Their Writings. Dublin, M.H. Gill & Son, 1878. 23cm x 14.6cm. xix, 597 (1) pages. Original Hardcover. Good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Rare!
Includes for Example: John Abernaty/ Robert Adrian/ Saint Aidan/ Archbishop John Allen/ Jermone Alley/ Olaf Cuaran/ Earl of Anglesea/ Mervyn Archdall/ Rev. James Arthur/ Mary Barber/ Viscount Baltinglass/ Robert Barker/ Rev. John Barrett/ Spranger Barry/ William Bathe/ Viscount William C. Beresford/ John Binns/ Francis Blackburne/ Ladry Selina Blackwood Dufferin/ Lord Charles Blount/ Sir Richard Bourke/ Lord Broghill/ Charlotte Brooke/ Andrew Browne/ Count George Browne/ Catherine Clive/ Con the Hundred Fighter/ Matthew Concanen/ Parnell/ Saint Connlaid/ Conor MacNessa/ Florence Conroy/ Thomas Cooke/ William S. Crawford/ Sarah Curran/ Thomas Cusack/ Don Juan D’Aguila/ Hugh Dean/ Gerald DeBarry/ Walter De Burgh, 1st Earl of Ulster/ Countess Catherine Desmond/ James Desmond, 11th Earl/ Archbishop Arthur Dillon/ Sir Henry Dillon/ Count Theobald Dillon/ Sir William Hamilton/ Edward Hand/ Viscount James Hamilton/ Lord George Hanger/ William Haviland/ Joseph P. Haverty/ Saint Ibar/ Saint Iberius/ Isaac Jackman/ Arthur Jacob/ Robert Jephson/ Charles Jervas/ Sir William Johnson/ Rev. Cathal Maguire/ Conor Maguire, Baron of Enniskillen/ William Marsden/ Henry de Massue, Marquis de Ruvigny/ Hugh Maxwell/ Sir Lucius O’Brien/ Niall Glundubh/ Murtough O’Brien/ Turlough O’Brien/ Nahum Tate/ Sir William Temple/ Thomas Sheridan/ Viscount Thomas Preston/ Lord Portlester/ Francis Porter/ Archibishop Richard Talbot/ Bartholomew Teeling/ Francois Thurot/ Mary Tighe/ Sir Henry Torrens/ Sir Theobold Wolfe/ Lord Trimleston/ James K. Tuckey/ Tyrconnell/ Earl of Tyrone/ Richard Wingfield/ Rev. Peter Walshe/ Charles Vereker, Viscount of Gort/ Nicholas Vigors/ Saint Virgilius/ Rev. Luke Wadding/ Edward Wakefield/ Thomas Whaley/ Francis Wheatley/ Richard Wellesley/ Rev. David Wolfe/ Barry Yelverton/ Richard, Duke of Yorke/ Arthur Young/ Bishop Matthew Young/ Johann K. Zeuss etc.
Keywords: Irish History
|Webster, Bryce. In Search of Modern Ireland. An American Traveler’s Odyssey. First Edition. New York, Dodd, Mead & Company, Inc., 1986. 23.3cm x 15.5cm. xv, 205 pages. Original Softcover. Very good condition with a few signs of external wear only.
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Keywords: Irish History
|Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger: 1845-1849. New York, Old Town Books, 1962. 15cm x 22cm. XII, 510 pages. Original Hardcover with dustjacket in protective collector’s mylar. Excellent, as new condition. Rare. Out of print.
The story of the Irish potato famine of the 1840s which killed one million people and sent hundreds of thousands to the new world. This book is widely regarded as the classic account of the disaster. Woodham-Smith focuses on the tragedy in Ireland and the effect it had in America and Canada where many of the emigrants headed. This hardback American edition is now out of print.
Keywords: Emigration, Famine, Irish Famine, Irish History
|Ypma, Herbert. Irish Georgian. London, Thames and Hudson, 1998. Octavo. 157 pages. Original Softcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Photographs by Barbara and Rene Stoeltie.
Irish Georgian features a wide range of inspirational houses great and small that have been renovated by people such as Desmond Guinness, Timothy Hennessy and Barbara and Rene Stoeltie. The author, Herbert Ypma, is widely travelled and is founder of the award-winning magazine Interior Architecture. The book is beautifully illustrated throughout with many colour photographs.
Keywords: Irish History
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