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Disturbed Ireland - Being the Letters Written During the Winter of 1880-81 By Bernard H. Becker
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Becker, a renown nineteenth century journalist, journeys through Mayo, Galway, Clare, Limerick, Cork, and Kerry, during 1880, reporting the Land War. We hear of the places he visited and the people... More > he met, including Captain Boycott. Members of the landed gentry and military are depicted as struggling to cope with the ostracism of the local populations of Westport, Castlebar, Ballinrobe, Connemara, Ennis, and Gortatlee, Tralee, Killarney and Valencia. The locals are depicted as lively, courteous and impenetrable as they close ranks against a system, which is driving them from the land. His analysis is often sympathetic to the unkempt native Irish, but ultimately he retires within the boycotted boundaries of the country houses. These pages give us portraits of the actual people in actual places, as well as a sense of the majesty of the land they struggled over. Clachan editors have edited the text carefully, updating symbols, spelling and punctuation. We have also provided scholarly footnotes.< Less
Disturbed Ireland : Being the Letters Written During the Winter of 1880-81 By Bernard H. Becker
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In this invaluable resource for both local and family historians, Becker, a renown nineteenth century journalist, journeys through Mayo, Galway, Clare, Limerick, Cork, and Kerry, during 1880,... More > reporting the Land War. We hear of the places he visited and the people he met, including Captain Boycott. Members of the landed gentry and military are depicted as struggling to cope with the ostracism of the local populations of Westport, Castlebar, Ballinrobe, Connemara, Ennis, and Gortatlee, Tralee, Killarney and Valencia. The locals are depicted as lively, courteous and impenetrable as they close ranks against a system, which is driving them from the land. His analysis is often sympathetic to the hungry, unkempt native Irish, but ultimately he retires within the boycotted boundaries of the country houses of the besieged Irish gentry. Clachan editors have edited it carefully, updating certain disused symbols, spelling and punctuation. We have also provided an index and scholarly footnotes.< Less
The Complete Shelbourne FC Matchday Articles 2008-2010 By Peter Goulding
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Peter Goulding's humorous series of articles written for the Shelbourne FC's matchday programme between the years 2008 and 2010. Includes - A Tolka Romance, A Tolka Murder Mystery and Shels Heroes of... More > Yesteryear. None of them are in any way reliable.< Less
The Complete Shelbourne FC Matchday Articles 2008-2010 By Peter Goulding
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Peter Goulding's humorous series of articles written for the Shelbourne FC's matchday programme between the years 2008 and 2010. Includes - A Tolka Romance, A Tolka Murder Mystery and Shels Heroes of... More > Yesteryear< Less
Shelbourne FC - the 2005 Season in verse By Peter Goulding
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The 2005 League of Ireland season was another epic. Champions Shelbourne had a mid-season slump despite having strengthened the squad; arch-rivals Shamrock Rovers were deducted 8 points for being... More > millions in debt; Cork lost Dolan but gained Rico and snatched the title from Derry on the last day of the season; the Superdrogs won the Cup; and Rico lost his hat. All these events and more were recorded by Peter Goulding in verse form at the time. Sadly, he has now decided to publish them.< Less
Shelbourne's European Run 2004 By Peter Goulding
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A poetic odyssey in bad verse of the unprecedented 2004 European run of Shelbourne FC, Ireland's premier football club. This book is a fan's diary of the eight games that mark the zenith of the... More > club's achievements.< Less
Shelbourne's European Run 2004 By Peter Goulding
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A poetic odyssey in bad verse of the unprecedented 2004 European run of Shelbourne FC, Ireland's premier football club. This book is a fan's diary of the eight games that mark the zenith of the... More > club's achievements.< Less
High Society By Diane Searls
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A very short play, featuring two pigeons atop lampposts, overlooking a public place. Their perspective may appear comic, but do they make a more serious point on human self-importance? This play... More > made its debut at Cork Arts Theatre, fresh off the press in October 2014.< Less
Alice: A Life of Alice Milligan By Sheila Turner Johnston
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Alice Letitia Milligan – described by O’Donovan Rossa’s wife as “a darling little electric battery”. In this fascinating and highly readable account of the eventful... More > life of one of the most vivacious of the politically aware Irish women of a hundred years ago, the author traces with sympathy and candour Alice’s journey from a high-spirited and fun-loving girl, through romantic patriotism to the Easter Rising of 1916 and beyond, when she was shattered by the difference between romance and reality. Casement and Yeats, Parnell, O’Leary and de Valera are all players on this stage. This is an enthralling and timely personal study of the tragic fortunes of one of Ireland’s most neglected women.< Less
Alice: A Life of Alice Milligan By Sheila Turner Johnston
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Alice Letitia Milligan – described by O’Donovan Rossa’s wife as “a darling little electric battery”. In this fascinating and highly readable account of the eventful... More > life of one of the most vivacious of the politically aware Irish women of a hundred years ago, the author traces with sympathy and candour Alice’s journey from a high-spirited and fun-loving girl, through romantic patriotism to the Easter Rising of 1916 and beyond, when she was shattered by the difference between romance and reality. Casement and Yeats, Parnell, O’Leary and de Valera are all players on this stage. This is an enthralling and timely personal study of the tragic fortunes of one of Ireland’s most neglected women.< Less