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An Illustrated History of Ireland

  • 72 Pages
  • 2.59 MB
  • English
Quadrillion Publishing
Europe - Ireland, Photoessays&Documentaries, History - General History, History:
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12038266M
ISBN 101858337879
ISBN 139781858337876

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Ireland: a Voice Among the Nations was commissioned as an illustrated history of Irish foreign policy for the centenary of the creation of the first Dáil Éireann’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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The. Illustrated Irish history magazine suitable for the scholar and the general reader. Feature articles from all periods of history, book reviews, news, events.

Round Ireland with a Fridge (Tony Hawks, ). For a humorous jaunt through the countryside, read Hawks' account of his attempt to hitchhike around Ireland with a fridge.

A Short History of Ireland (Richard Killeen, ). Killeen's well-illustrated book is among the most accessible introductions to Irish history. The Bronze Age, which came to Ireland around BC, saw the production of elaborate gold and bronze ornaments, weapons and tools. There was a movement away from the construction of communal megalithic tombs to the burial of the dead in small stone cists or simple pits, which could be situated in cemeteries or in circular earth or stone built burial mounds known.

This illustrated volume describes the historic buildings, sites and locations that tell Ireland's story over years. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. An Illustrated History of Limavady and the Roe Valley is the definitive guide for all those wishing to learn more about history in the North West of Ireland.

It covers topics that include the Broighter Gold, St Colmcille, St Canice, St Aidan, Clans of the Roe Valley, the O'Cahans, the Dungiven Costume, the Ulster Plantation, the Flight of the Earls, Plantation, Sir Thomas Phillips.

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Ireland was part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from to For almost all of this period, the island was governed by the UK Parliament in London through its Dublin Castle administration in Ireland. Ireland faced considerable economic difficulties in the 19th century, including the Great Famine of the s.

The late 19th and early 20th centuries saw a Capital: Dublin. A beautifully illustrated history of Ireland from AD - Perfect for those seeking to understand the course or Irish history from the Dark Ages up to the Early Modern Age.

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