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Ramblings of a Irish Canadain Poet By Sheila Simpson
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Poetry about the life and times of an Irish woman living in Canada
Irish History and the Irish Question (Illustrated) By Goldwin Smith
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“The people of Ireland when history opens were Celts, kinsmen of the primitive races of Gaul and Britain, remnants of which are left in Wales and in the Highlands of Scotland. Their language... More > was of that family, while cognate words connect it with the general Aryan stock. There are traces of a succession of immigrations. Too much, no doubt, has been made of the influence of race. Yet the Teuton is a Teuton and the Celt is a Celt. The Celt in his native state has everywhere shown himself lively, social, communicative, impulsive, prone to laughter and to tears, wanting, compared with the Teuton, in depth of character, in steadiness and perseverance. He is inclined rather to personal rule or leadership than to a constitutional polity. His poet is not Shakespeare or Milton, but Tom Moore, a light minstrel of laughter and tears.”< Less
Irish Fairy Tales By James Stephens
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A collection of Irish Fairy Tales, Myths and Folklore by James Stephens.The Story of the Irish Poet and King Fionn is highlighted.
Irish Fairy Tales By James Stephens
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A collection of Irish Fairy Tales, Myths and Folklore by James Stephens.
Incandescent: An anthology of Irish Poetry By Davide de Garis
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Davide de Garis grew up through the worst of the Troubles in Ireland. He wrote reflective poetry on topics that include everything from life as a teenager at school, coping with the need to study... More > and fit in with the social groups, through to the desire to leave school when the exams were over, and then begin his life. There are a number of poems that provide interesting and insightful social and political commentary in some of what he saw going on around him throughout the Troubles. In common with a lot of young people growing up through their teenage years, the poet struggled with the question of love, and whilst there are hints of happier times with a girl he identifies, by the time the poems were being written this relationship has turned sour, resulting in a series of poems that are black and depressing by their nature as the poet struggles to understand and come to terms with what he has experienced and what this may mean for him and the future.< Less
What I Leave By Irish Sandy
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These poems were written in the 1940's by Robert McMahon. He was not an educated poet, he just loved to write. Most of the writings have musings on Love, war, God, and his little sister. They are... More > beautiful and nostalgic.< Less
Poetry From The Heart Of An Irish Soul By Jerry O'Neill
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'Poetry From The Heart Of An Irish Soul' is an insightful look at my own life. Friends, family, loss, politics, personal demons and recovery, even the lunacies we see every day... all the things that... More > came my way over my many years, making me the person I am today.< Less
Poetry From The Heart Of An Irish Soul By Jerry O'Neill
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'Poetry From The Heart Of An Irish Soul' is an insightful look at my own life. Friends, family, loss, politics, personal demons and recovery, even the lunacies we see every day... all the things that... More > came my way over my many years, making me the person I am today.< Less
Druids, Bards, Satirists And Enchanters In Early Irish Literature By John W. Hurley
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"Druids, Bards, Satirists And Enchanters In Early Irish Literature", is a fascinating study into the nature of Irish Druids and Druidism as expressed in the various classes of Fílidh... More > or Poets who comprised the Druidic system.< Less
The National Being: Some Thoughts on an Irish Polity By George William Russell
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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: George William Russell (10 April 1867 – 17 July 1935)... More > who wrote with the pseudonym Æ (sometimes written AE or A.E. ), was an Irish writer, editor, critic, poet, artistic painter and Irish nationalist. He was also a writer on mysticism, and a central personage in the group of devotees of theosophy which met in Dublin for many years.Russell was born in Lurgan, County Armagh, (not as is often supposed in Portadown), second son of Thomas Russell and Mary Armstrong. His father, the son of a small farmer, became an employee of Thomas Bell and Co, a prosperous firm of linen drapers. The family relocated to Dublin, where his father had a new offer of employment, when he was eleven years old. The death of his much loved sister Mary, aged 18, was a blow from which it took him a long time to recover. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_William_Russell< Less