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 The Gate Lodges of Leinster

The Gate Lodges of Leinster

Since The gate lodges of Ulster: a gazetteer was published in 1994, its author, J.A.K. (Dixie) Dean,.. more

€40.00

THE BECTIVE ABBEY PROJECT: Archaeological Excavations 2009–12

THE BECTIVE ABBEY PROJECT: Archaeological Excavations 2009–12

THIS report describes the results of four seasons of archaeological excavation that took place bet.. more

€30.00

Death and the Irish: a miscellany

Death and the Irish: a miscellany

As a race, the Irish have the reputation of “doing death well”. Taking its cue from this somewhat du.. more

€25.00

Wicklow bound: a seasonal guide

Wicklow bound: a seasonal guide

After ten years of living in and exploring Wicklow, Seán Ó Súilleabháin has composed a magnificent .. more

€15.00

History Ireland November/December 2016

History Ireland November/December 2016

Established in 1993 and now published every two months, each issue of History Ireland features  .. more

€7.00

Books Ireland November/December 2016

Books Ireland November/December 2016

When Books Ireland founding publisher, Jeremy Addis, announced publication was to cease in.. more

€5.95

The hooded men: British torture in Ireland, August, October 1971

The hooded men: British torture in Ireland, August, October 1971

Following the introduction of internment without trial in August 1971, Fr Raymond Murray and Fr Deni.. more

€15.00

A short guide to Irish antiquities

A short guide to Irish antiquities

This is a reprint of a popular guide to Irish antiquities first pub.. more

€15.00