This book tells a history of Ireland by looking at the development of 100 medieval Irish words drawn from the Royal Irish Academy’s Dictionary of the Irish Language. Words tell stories and encapsulate histories and this book captures aspects of Ireland’s changing history by examining the changing meaning of 100 key words. The book is aimed at a general readership and no prior knowledge of the Irish language is required to delve into the fascinating insights it provides.
Third in the series Codices Hibernenses Eximmii, the Book of Ui Mhaine is miscellaneous in content, comprising a wide range of texts in Old, Middle and Early Modern Irish, in prose and poetry, and covering a diverse range of genres from history to poetry, grammar to dindshenchas, glossaries to genealogies.
Dublin, part I, is the eleventh in the IHTA series. It contains a topographical information section with historical and archaeological details of c. 1,300 sites. Collection of maps includes: a large composite medieval map of Dublin in c. 840-c. 1540; a map depicting the growth of the city to 1610; and John Speed's map of Dublin.
Dublin 1911 is a multilayered history of that year, richly illustrated with newspaper articles, advertisements, census returns and previously unpublished photographs. With accompanying thematic essays, this book gives an accessible but no less intricate picture of daily life in the capital city.
'DIFP IX' brings together the entire spectrum of Ireland's foreign relations between 1948 and 1951. It includes Ireland's role as a founder member of the Council of Europe in 1949 and the state's response to the creation of the European Coal and Steel Community in 1950 - the origins of today's EU.
Forty-five map extracts and commentaries detailing the features and areas of mid nineteenth-century Dublin. It is an ancillary publication to IHTA, no. 26, Dublin, part III, 1756 to 1847 by Rob Goodbody.