Irish History / General Irish History
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|Corcoran, Farrel. RTE and the Globalisation of Irish Television. Bristol and Portland, Intellect Ltd., 2004. 17.5 cm x 23 cm. 256 pages. Original softcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Clean inside with solid binding.
Includes the following chapters: RTE Unsettled / Regulating Irish Broadcasting / Broadcasting and Government / The Economics of Broadcasting / Digital Television / Children and Television / The Difficult Birth of Irish Language Television / Globalisation etc.
Keywords: 20th century, Broadcasting, Globalisation, Ireland, Irish History, Irish Interest, RTE, Television
|Cork City Council. Cork City Burial Places – A Study of the Cemeteries, Graveyards and Burial Places within Cork City. Researched by hIlary Kelleher and Fintan McCarthy. Edited by Ciara Brett. Cork, Cork City Council, 2011. Folio. 123 pages with numerous illustrations. Original, ilustrated Softcover. Excellent, close to new condition. Thorough publication with site descriptions and burial site histories.
Keywords: Cork, Cork City, Irish History
|Cork Corporation and Urban Initiatives. Cork. Historic Centre Action Plan. [Includes chapters on the Historical Context (The Medieval City and Stages in the Development of Cork)] First Edition. Cork, Cork Corporation, 1994. 20 x 29 cm. 102 pages with several illustrations. Original Softcover. Very good+ condition. Some minor signs of wear and mild creasing on the cover.
Keywords: Cork, Cork City, Irish History
|[Corkery, Daniel] O’Sullivan, Jeremiah Dominic. Cultural Nationalism as an Influence in the Works of Daniel Corkery. A Thesis submitted for the degree of Master of Arts. Mode B. University College Cork. Cork, Privately Printed, 1985. 30 cm x 21 cm. X, 108 pages. Original Hardcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Inscribed by the author.
Includes for example the following essays: Daniel Corkery, Cultural Nationalist: the evolution of a myth / The Essential Trinity / History Mediated by Concept / The Stories etc etc.
Keywords: Irish History, Irish Literature
|Craig, Maurice. Dublin 1660-1860. Dublin, Allen Figgis Ltd., 1980. 14.5 cm x 21 cm. XXI, 361 pages. Original softcover. Excellent condition with minor signs of external wear. Back-cover slightly dirty. Inscription by preowner.
Includes for example the following chapters: The Duke Returns / An Era of Expansion / The Municipality’s Part / Alarms and Excursions / Church and State / The Intellectuals / Art and Industry / Burgh and the Gardiners / Drapier and Dublin Society / The Age of Pearce and Cassels / Social Symptoms / Public Buildings of the Mid-Century / Piety and Learning / Estates and Academic Architecture / Ivory and some Great Houses / James Gandon: the Culmination / Two Revolutoins / Francis Johnston / The End of a Tradition / Appendix I: List of Streets and Buildings / Appendix II: Additional Notes on the Restoration of the Four Courts and the Custom House / Appendix III: Some Characteristics of the Dublin House / Appendix IV: Teh Architectural Succession / Appendix V: Graph of Dublin Population.
Keywords: 18th Century, 19th Century, Architecture, Gandon, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Local History
|Crosbie, Paddy. Your Dinner’s Poured Out – Boyhood in the Twenties in a Dublin that has disappeared. Second Edition. Dublin, O’Brien Press, 1982. 15cm x 23cm. 224 pages. Original Hardcover. With original dustjacket. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear.
Includes the following chapters:
Keywords: Irish History
|Crosshaven Tourism. Guide to Crosshaven. Crosshaven, Crosshaven Tourism / Tidy Towns, No date (1989). 15 cm x 21 cm. 56 pages. Original softcover pamphlet. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Small faint stain on cover near spine. Clean inside with intact staple binding.
Includes for example the following sections: Introduction by Tom Donnelly / A Walking Tour of Crosshaven / Pubs / Financial Services / Shopping / Medical / The Sail Ireland Project / Royal Cork Yacht Club Major Summer Events / The End of an Era: The Retirement of Sergeant Bernard Lynch / Fort Meaghar / Carrigaline Festival Week etc.
Keywords: Carrigaline, Cork, Cork Harbour, Crosshaven, guidebook, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Local History
|[Cruise O’Brien, Conor] Jordan, Anthony J. To Laugh or To Weep: A Biography of Conor Cruise O’Brien. Dublin, Blackwater Press, 1994. Octavo. 253 pages. Original Softcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear.
Conor Cruise O’Brien (3 November 1917 – 18 December 2008) often nicknamed “The Cruiser”, was an Irish politician, writer, historian and academic. His opinion on the role of Britain in Ireland and in Northern Ireland changed during the 1970s in response to the outbreak of ‘the Troubles’ after 1968. He saw opposing nationalist and unionist traditions as irreconcilable and switched from a nationalist to a unionist view of Irish politics and history. O’Brien’s outlook was always radical and the positions he took were seldom orthodox. He summarised his position as, “I intend to administer an electric shock to the Irish psyche”. Internationally, he opposed in person the African National Congress’s academic boycott of the apartheid regime in South Africa. These views contrasted with those espoused during the 1950s and 1960s. During his career as a civil servant O’Brien worked on the government’s anti-partition campaign. At the 1969 general election, he was elected to Ireland’s parliament as a Labour Party TD for Dublin North-East becoming a Minister from 1973–77. He was also the Labour Party’s Northern Ireland spokesman during those years. He was later known primarily as an author and as a columnist for the Irish Independent. (Wikipedia).
Keywords: Irish History
|Cullen, Bill. It’s A Long Way from Penny Apples. With a Foreword by An Taoiseach Bertie Ahern TD. Cork, Mercier Press, 2001. 16 cm x 24 cm. 382 pages. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket in protective Mylar. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Signed by Ben Cullen.
Includes for example the following essays: The Germans Bomb Dublin, The Lucky baby – Born in a Caul, The Lord Mayor Gets Da a Job, Goodbye to the Hill, Mischief at the Picture House, Croke Park – Uncle Arthur, Full Steam Ahead, and Renault for a Quid.
Keywords: Irish History, Military History, World War I, World War One
|Culloty, A.T. Nora Herlihy: Irish Credit Union Pioneer. Dublin, Irish League of Credit Unions, 1990. 14.5 cm x 21 cm. XVI, 151 pages. Original softcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear.
Includes the following chapters: Foreword by John Hume / Introduction / Ballydesmond / Setting Face to the World / The Search / The Co-operative Way / Legislation and Expansion / Consolidation and the American Influence / Ups and Downs / The Later Years / Back to the Future / Appendix I: In Appreciation – World Council of Credit Unions; In Appreciation – CUNA Mutual Insurance Group / Appendix II: The Movement In Ireland Today (1990).
Keywords: Biography, credit union, Economic history, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Local History
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