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Dubliners By James Joyce
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Each of the beautifully written short stories in this collection precisely details a brief scene in the life of a resident of Dublin at the turn of the 20th century. Although the characters do not... More > know each other, their experiences unfold along the same streets and often overlap thematically. Their tragedies mirror that of Ireland, a country struggling for political identity and held back, in Joyce's view, by rigid religious ideas and adherence to tradition. Joyce's great skill at dialect offers a sense of the city's complex social structure, while themes of isolation, emotional paralysis, violence, regret, and death run throughout the collection and link all of the stories. This edition contains extensive overviews of both the author and the collection of short stories.< Less
The Insurrection in Dublin By James Stephens
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: James Stephens (26 January 1825 – 29 March 1901) was an... More > Irish Republican, and the founding member of an originally unnamed revolutionary organisation in Dublin. This organisation, founded on 17 March 1858, was later to become known as the Irish Republican Brotherhood (I.R.B), also referred to by contemporaries as the Irish Revolutionary Brotherhood. to his early life, according to one of his biographers, Desmond Ryan, are obscure and limited to Stephens' own vague autobiographical recollections. James Stephens was born and spent his childhood at Lilac Cottage, Blackmill Street, Kilkenny, on 26 January 1825. No birth records have ever been located, but a baptismal record from St. Mary's Parish is dated 29 July 1825. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Stephens_(Fenian)< Less
The Rebellion in Dublin, 1916 By Joseph Brady
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The Easter Rising (or Dublin Rebellion) of 1916 set in train the sequence of events that led to the emergence of the modern Irish State. Significant damage was caused to the area around Sackville... More > Street with much of Lower Sackville Street and environs completely destroyed. Within months a number of publishers had produced accounts of the destruction. This is one such: A photographic guide to the aftermath of the Rising, published by Easons. This is now very rare and this edition makes it generally available once more< Less
The Rebellion in Dublin, 1916 By Joseph Brady
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The Easter Rising (or Dublin Rebellion) of 1916 set in train the sequence of events that led to the emergence of the modern Irish State. Significant damage was caused to the area around Sackville... More > Street with much of Lower Sackville Street and environs completely destroyed. Within months a number of publishers had produced accounts of the destruction. This is one such: A photographic guide to the aftermath of the Rising, published by Easons. This is now very rare and this edition makes it generally available once more< Less
Street Tuners: Vengeance By Detoine Williams
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In the fourth book of the series, a few street racers started disappearing randomly in the United States and Ireland, the authorities in the United States and Ireland believe that Ashlee has... More > something to do about it. Now, Ashlee is out for vengeance. She must race against time to clear her name and find out who is behind the disappearances of other racers.< Less
This is Me By Noel Galvin
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A real life experience tracing the history of living and growing up in 1950's Dublin.
This is Me By Noel Galvin
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historical record of the life and times in James’ Street, Mount Brown, Dublin, during the 1950’s.
Into The Blast By Jimmy Boland
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Into The Blast tells the true life story of what happened to Bridget Fitzpatrick and her two sons, Tommy and Derek. Out for a days shopping in Dublin, May 17th 1974, they walked into a car bomb on... More > Parnell Street, Dublin. This is their horrific life changing story of what happened to them prior, during and after, their journey Into The Blast.< Less
Cloud Hunter By Paddy O' Toohey
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Set against the backdrop of decadence and corruption that came to symbolise the excesses of the Celtic Tiger boom years, the story follows one loner’s journey as he tries to claw his way out of... More > the gutter. Alone, broke, a jobless dreamer, he roams the streets of Dublin in search of work, love and a way out of his own personal misery. A twisted love story of longing, love and loss, full of black humour, dry wit and biting social commentary, this honest and gritty novel brings the streets of Dublin to life and offers a fascinating insight into what it was like to live in Ireland during that insane era which preceded the collapse of the Irish economy.< Less
Welcome to Tranquillity By David Kavanagh
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A childhood game ends in tragedy. Social unrest explodes on the streets of Dublin. An undercover cop is forced to leave his safe haven and confront the ghosts from his past. And in the bowels of the... More > nations highest security prison, the institutions most infamous resident stirs in his cell. His rage builds as he dissects the circumstances of his incarceration. The thought of revenge consumes him, of death to the one who betrayed him. Little does he know that events in Tranquillity will soon give him the opportunity he craves.< Less