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A History of the GAA in 100 Objects

Doyle, Siobhan
The Gaelic Athletic Association is a huge part of the Irish consciousness and plays an influential role in Irish society that extends far beyond the sports. In popular imagination and experience, the GAA is often evoked in terms of its objects: medals passed down from generation to generation, jerseys worn in All Ireland finals, Michael Cusack’s blackthorn stick, a pair of glasses damaged during the events of Bloody Sunday.

The Town: Robertstown GFC: A Centenary History

Durney, James
This lavishly illustrated and timely publication, published to celebrate the club’s centenary, will inspire future generations of men, women and children to continue the club’s proud tradition. This is a book for you, the members, players and supporters of Robertstown GFC.

Agents of Influence: Britain's Secret Intelligence War Against the IRA

Edwards, Aaron (Dr)
With new insights into the spy masters behind the scenes, their strategies and tactics, and operations in Europe, the United States and beyond, Agents of Influence offers a rare and shocking glimpse into betrayal at the heart of Irish republicanism during the vicious decades of the Troubles.

UVF: Behind the Mask

Edwards, Aaron (Dr)

A People Under Siege: The Unionists of Northern Ireland, from Partition to Brexit and Beyond

Edwards, Aaron (Dr)
The Brexit referendum of 2016 triggered one of the most profound constitutional crises in modern British history. A wave of populist nationalism gave way to political and economic instability, throwing the future of the United Kingdom into sharp relief.

The Irish Civil War : Law, Execution and Atrocity

Enright, Sean
New Edition. During the Irish Civil War eighty-three executions were carried out by the National Army of the emerging Free State government, including four prisoners not tried or convicted of any charge.

Easter Rising 1916: The Trials

Enright, Sean

Easter Rising 1916: The Trials

Enright, Sean

The Salamanca Diaries: Father McCabe and the Spanish Civil War

Fanning, Tim
Historian Tim Fanning uses McCabe's diaries to provide a fascinating account of life in Spain before, during and after the war, as well as McCabe's memories of growing up in Ireland at a time of momentous change. This is the troubling and enthralling story of an eyewitness to one of the most tragic episodes in twentieth-century European history.

A Broad Church: The Provisional IRA in the Republic of Ireland 1969-1980

Faolean, Gearoid O
The extent of activity, training, financing, armed robberies, demonstrations and goodwill for the IRA in the Irish Republic is rarely if ever acknowledged in Irish mainstream media or the education curriculum. A Broad Church: The Provisional IRA in the Republic of Ireland, 1969 1980 will dramatically change that view forever.