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A short history of Ireland

Author: Seán McMahon
Publisher: Dublin : Mercier Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ireland is news; since the IRA ceasefire in the autumn of 1994 she has become the focus of worldwide attention. Only now can one sense an international recognition of the complexity of Irish problems and the beginnings of understanding. The answer to Ireland's difficulties lies in the future, but that future cannot be understood without reference to the past, when the seeds of trouble were sown. This concise and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McMahon, Seán.
Short history of Ireland.
Dublin : Mercier Press, 1996
(OCoLC)606162790
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Seán McMahon
ISBN: 1856351378 9781856351379
OCLC Number: 34875923
Description: 224 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: 1. The Winter Island --
2. Christian Ireland --
3. Viking and High Kings --
4. The Creek of Baginbun --
5. Hibernicis Ipsis Hiberniores --
6. Tudor Queen and Gaelic Prince --
7. Planter, Gael, Jacobite --
8. 'The Very Definition of Slavery' --
9. The Boys of Wexford --
10. King of the Beggars --
11. Farm and Factory --
12. Home Rule --
Rome Rule --
13. Fights to Freedom --
14. Saorstat Eireann --
15. Dreary Spires --
A Chronology of Irish History.
Responsibility: Seán McMahon.

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This concise and even-handed account presents the history of Ireland since the earliest times.  Read more...

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