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My Name is Patrick

McCarthy, Padraig
Read Patrick's account of his capture and slavery in Ireland in a straightforward and accurate translation by Padraig McCarthy.

New Ross c. 1200 to c. 1900: seven hundred years in the making

Doran, Dr Linda (University College Dubl
This pocket-sized publication includes a large fold-out map with an introductory essay on the small south-eastern town of New Ross. Over 116 historical sites have been mapped and indexed. Colour and symbols are imposed on a modern base so the reader can walk the streets of New Ross with a view to the past, map in hand.

New Survey of Clare Island: v. 1: History and Cultural Landscape

Collins, Timothy
The first in a series of volumes presenting the new survey of Clare Island, this text introduces the history and folklife of this island in Clew Bay, County Mayo. Topics covered include folklife farming and fishing practices, the evolution of the landscape and the island's place names.

New Survey of Clare Island: v. 3: Marine Intertidal Ecology

Myers, Alan
This third volume in the series examines the intertidal marine ecology of Clare Island. The shores of Clare Island are as exposed as any in Europe and are important baseline sites for the assessment of future environmental change. A knowledge of the ecology of the key organisms of these exposed shores is of fundamental importance.

New Survey of Clare Island: v. 4: Abbey

Manning, Conleth
A fourth volume in the series, devoted to the Abbey on Clare Island - a National Monument in State care - which has retained much of its medieval wall paintings. It also documents the images, illustrates them in colour and places them in the context of late medieval Irish art.

New Survey of Clare Island: v. 6: Freshwater and Terrestrial Algae

Guiry, M.D.
Clare Island is one of the few known 'hotspots' of algal diversity in the world. As a result of a comprehensive survey by a team of specialists, the island is now one of the most intensively worked sites in Ireland and Britain, and it has an amazingly rich algal flora, encompassing well over 700 species. This book describes Irish freshwater.

New Survey Of Clare Island: v.5: Archaeology

Manning, Conleth
For a small island, Clare Island possesses an impressive array of field monuments. A 5,000-year-old megalithic tomb, dozens of fulachtai fia and the series of sited coastal promontory forts offer fascinating insights into prehistoric settlement. This book illuminates life from medieval times to the nineteenth century.


Graham, John R.
This new survey constitutes a fresh baseline study using up-to-date methodology to provide comprehensive description of the island from its bedrocks to biotic communities. This second volume examines the geology of Clare Island.

New Survey of Clare Island Volume 7: Plants and Fungi

Synnott, Donal
This volume records the vascular plants, bryophytes, lichens and fungi recorded during the Royal Irish Academy's New Survey of Clare Island. It is extensively illustrated with photographs, tables, diagrams and detailed fold-out maps.

New Survey of Clare Island Volume 8: Soils and soil associations

Vullings, Wies
A comprehensive survey of the soils of Clare Island, outlining the development of soil science and the findings from the first Clare Island Survey; land-use history and the processes influencing its soil formation; classification and mapping of the soils and their associations and the impact of human activity on the island, both past and present.

New Survey of Clare Island Volume 9: Birds

Kelly, Thomas C.

Our War: Ireland and the great war

Horne, John
This illustrated volume of essays provides an Irish perspective on the Great War and relays the experience of ordinary Irish people during the war as well as those involved. Soldiers in the trenches, volunteer nurses, politicians, women and the workforce are all examined.