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The Irish Connection By H.J. Sage
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Kellan Maguire spends four years in Ireland studying law, and he returns to the United States with his lovely Irish bride, Moira. He pursues a career in law, but Moira dies while giving birth to a... More > daughter, Fiona. Moira’s family agrees to raise Fiona until she is older. Years later, Congressman Maguire is invited by his friend Senator Jordan Montgomery to run with him as candidate for vice president, even though the two men belong to different political parties. During the campaign, media critics uncover a possible connection between Kellan and the IRA in the person of his second wife, Irish beauty Kathleen, and his daughter Fiona’s family in Ireland. Kellan must defend himself against the charges, and Kathleen becomes the key to his defense as she reveals the real truth about her troubled background. Along with his daughter Fiona, Kathleen is Kellan’s Irish Connection.< Less
Irish Lullabies By Donald Mahoney
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A collection of Irish lullabies, cradle and nurse songs spanning over 2,000 years of Irish and Celtic culture. Works include pieces by Sir Samuel Ferguson, Nora Hopper, William Allingham, Samuel... More > Lover. Explanatory material and notes are provided to clarify potentially obscure items. An Appendix discusses the antiquity of the Irish lullaby.< Less
Irish Lullabies By Donald Mahoney
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A collection of Irish lullabies, cradle and nurse songs spanning over 2,000 years of Irish and Celtic culture. Works include pieces by Sir Samuel Ferguson, Nora Hopper, William Allingham, Samuel... More > Lover. Explanatory material and notes are provided to clarify potentially obscure items. An Appendix discusses the antiquity of the Irish lullaby.< Less
Just Irish By Charles Battell Loomis
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Just Irish By Charles Battell Loomis. With many illustrations from photographs. This scarce antiquarian book is a Reprint Series. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks,... More > notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment to protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature.< Less
TEEN CULTURE SHOCK : Irish Girl Meets American Girl By By Sara Webb Quest
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One evening “Ireland” searches the Internet and makes a remarkable discovery. Teen Culture Shock is a teen forum encouraging teens everywhere to share opinions, but has the stipulation... More > that “opinions must be brutally honest.” Ireland joins the forum, seeing great discussion-potential, especially in the site manager “America.” Soon Ireland realizes that although on opposite sides of the Atlantic, she has an enormous amount in common with the American site manager. And when they begin to open up to each other, with the site as catalyst - they decide to share the site. Soon they find friendship is the most precious gift. But sometimes friends get it wrong, with far-reaching consequences. A compelling book about multicultural friendship, learning to be yourself and the global consequences!< Less
TEEN CULTURE SHOCK : Irish Girl Meets American Girl By By Sara Webb Quest
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One evening “Ireland” searches the Internet and makes a remarkable discovery. Teen Culture Shock is a teen forum encouraging teens everywhere to share opinions, but has the stipulation... More > that “opinions must be brutally honest.” Ireland joins the forum, seeing great discussion-potential, especially in the site manager “America.” Soon Ireland realizes that although on opposite sides of the Atlantic, she has an enormous amount in common with the American site manager. And when they begin to open up to each other, with the site as catalyst - they decide to share the site. Soon they find friendship is the most precious gift. But sometimes friends get it wrong, with far-reaching consequences. A compelling book about multicultural friendship, learning to be yourself and the global consequences!< Less
Shillelagh: The Irish Fighting Stick By John W. Hurley
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For centuries the Irish have been associated with a stick weapon called the Shillelagh. And for generations of Irishmen, the Shillelagh was a badge of honor - a symbol of their courage, their martial... More > prowess and their willingness to fight for their rights and their honor. In modern popular culture, the Shillelagh has acquired a less appealing image, one that attempts to declaw the Irish through negative racial stereotypes of the Victorian era, which depict the Irish as harmless club-weilding Leprecauns or drunken, half-witted brawlers. John Hurley’s illuminating study forever alters our view of this much maligned and misunderstood cultural icon by revealing the true martial arts culture of the Irish people, its history, evolution and decline and the resulting effects on the Shillelagh - the most powerful and controversial of Irish icons.< Less
IRISH PRIDE calendar 2013 By Marcel LorAnge
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Fine art inspired by Irish roots of course. The paintings created in rexent years all share importand bonds with Irish culture therefor have a distinct Irish nature in essance. AnnMarie and I are... More > happy to share this painted diary with all who care for the old land as well as the traditions of yesteryears. Enjoy and inow that we deeply appreciate your support.< Less
The World's Debt to the Irish By James J. Walsh
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James J. Walsh M.D., Ph. D., Litt. D., etc. 255 pages. If you think that the wet and wind of Ireland have generated only whiskey and war, prepare to be disillusioned. If you think the Gaels have been... More > an underachieving race, open these pages and be refuted. If the Irishman for you is a clumsy speaker and thinker, rightly the butt of the Englishman’s jests, think again. If you suppose that Ireland has been in history a net importer of culture, wisdom, learning and religion, initiative, art and music, stand corrected. If you are Irish, stand proud!< Less
Where the Irish Spoke of Chemistry By John O'Donoghue
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Early Irish cultural societies were a marked and honoured feature of intellectual life in urban areas, particularly in the 18th and 19th centuries. These societies, like their British counterparts,... More > had enormous influence on educational developments in the centres where they were based. In Ireland these societies and institutions were places where Irish Gentlemen, and later Irish Ladies, engaged in intellectual conversations about emerging subjects such as chemistry and natural philosophy (physical sciences). This book attempts to shine a light on the Irish learned societies where chemistry was debated and taught. It features (among others) the Royal Dublin Society, the Royal Irish Academy, the UCC Chemical Society, the Chemical Association of Ireland, the Belfast Natural History Society, the Royal Galway Institution, The Royal Cork Institution, The Limerick Philosophical Society, The Waterford Institution and the history of chemistry in Irish Universities.< Less