Models for Movers is a unique collection of Irish migrant women's oral histories spanning three waves of twentieth-century emigration, 1920s, 1950s, 1980s. Each woman describes how she created a new life in America, often in the face of multiple challenges there.
FOR BOTH HIGHER AND ORDINARY LEVEL NEW EDITION of this market-leading textbook with a special focus on the 2018/2019 compulsory documents study Government, Economy and Society in the Republic of Ireland, 1949-89 including a FREE Documents Resource Book.
This landmark collection showcases the Irish mountains at their very best. Gareth McCormack has spent over 20 years exploring Ireland's hills, going to extraordinary lengths to capture summits in the wildest, most dramatic light. This is a definitive portrait of the country's most dynamic landforms.
Moving Histories explores the story of Irish female emigrants in Britain, from their working lives to their personal relationships. Using a wide range of sources, including some previously unavailable, this book offers a new appraisal of an important, but often forgotten, group of Irish migrants.
Steeped in history and tradition, Mulligan's of Poolbeg Street is the quintessential Irish pub and a Dublin institution. John F. Kennedy, Seamus Heaney and James Joyce drank in it whilst Brendan Behan was barred from it. This book recounts its long history and brings to life the colourful characters that have graced the bar stools within.
Writing his column "Bones of Contention" for the "Nationalist and Leinster Times", the author took on the character of the quizzical and enquiring humorist who might be found in a respectable public house in Carlow: erudite, urbane and informative.