A vivid and entertaining guide to the events and locations of the Easter 1916 Rising. Defying all the odds 1600 men, women and children went out on 24 April, Easter Monday, 1916 to fight for an independent Ireland.
An accessible, entertaining guide to literary Dublin and the writers associated with it, from Swift to the present day. The book records in words and pictures where the writers lived and worked, key events and locations associated with them, an
Some of the significant events that have been covered in this book include the 1916 Rising, the Ward of Independence, the North Strand Bombing and Dublin Fire Brigade's famous drive north of the border to fight the fires of the Belfast Blitz in
This is a guide to the resting places of men and women who have shaped the destiny of Dublin and Ireland. Notable dead lie side by side in cemeteries and graveyards with those whose contribution is known only to family and friends.
Moore Street has long held a special place in the hearts of Irish people. Whether playing host to its local customers or to the generations of country folk who visit the area at Christmas, the market is as synonymous with Dublin as coddle or a pint of
The laundry industry, an essential part of nineteenth-century domestic life, has been little studied. This book describes the founding and running of Dublin's largest laundry. Set up in the Dublin Laundry rapidly expanded and by 1900 the company emp
Talking in the canteen yesterday about pets and the likes, one girl known for confusing her words came out with this in front of six or seven of us: 'My cousin has a few birds but isn't allowed keep them in the house, so he built an actuary out the back f