Irish History / General Irish History
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|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
|Wheeler, H.A. / Craig M.J. The Dublin City Churches of the Church of Ireland: An Illustrated Handbook. Dublin, A.P.C.K. 1948. 16 cm x 24.5 cm. 48 pages and 16 pages of photographs. Original softcover. Excellent condition with minor signs of external wear. Some browning and wear to page edges. Contains bookseller’s stamp inside front cover.
Includes the following essays: Foreword / St Andrew / St Ann / St Audoen / St Bride / St Catherine / St George, Hill Street / St George, Hardwicke Place / Grangegorman (All Saints) / St James / St John / St Kevin / St Luke / St Marie Del Dam / St Mark / St Mary / St Matthias / St Michael and All Angels / St Michael-Le-Pole / St Mihcan / St Nicholas Within / St Nicholas Without / St Olaf / St Paul / St Peter / St Stephen / St Thomas / St Werburgh / Appendix: Some Non-Parochial Churches and Chapels / Short Bibliography.
Keywords: Architecture, Church, Church History, Church of Ireland, Dublin, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Local History
|Wigham, Billy / Rynne, Colin. ‘A Life of Usefulness’: Abraham Beale and the Monard Ironworks. Blarney, Sitka Press, 2000. 14 cm x 20.5 cm. X, 79 pages. Original softcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Contains dedication by Colin Rynne. Newspaper-clipping stapled to end-paper. Slight bending crease on front cover near spine. Volume otherwise clean and intact.
Includes the following essays: Preface / The Beale Family and the Origins of Monard / Quakers and Technological Change in Nineteenth-Century Ireland / The Spade Mill in County Cork / The Monard and Coolowen Ironworks: An Archaeology / The Monard Community at Work / Notes / Bibliography.
Keywords: Abraham Beale, Archaeology, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Local History, Quakers
|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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