A Short History of Ireland
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A Short History of Ireland

Breandán Ó hEithir, Brendan O'Brien

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A Short History of Ireland

Breandán Ó hEithir, Brendan O'Brien

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A short, accessible and entertaining history from one of Ireland's best-loved writers, now updated to bring our country's story right up to date.

It deals with prehistory, the Celts, Christianity, the Vikings, the Normans. The various conquests and rebellions are covered, including Cromwell, Wolfe Tone, the 1916 Rising.

Linking past to present, it brings history up to date, providing an interesting account of both North and South through the 20th century, clarifying the development and intricacies of the Northern 'troubles' and the many attempts to resolve them. Understanding and sympathetic, this little book gives a clear and stimulating grasp of Ireland, past and present.

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  1. Title Page
  2. The First Settlers
  3. Newgrange
  4. Iron Age Forts
  5. The Celts
  6. Christianity
  7. Monasteries
  8. Mythology
  9. The Vikings
  10. Treasures of the Monasteries
  11. Missionaries
  12. The Normans
  13. The Statutes of Kilkenny
  14. Norman Influence
  15. Ulster Plantation and Cromwell
  16. The Penal Laws
  17. The Eighteenth Century
  18. Daniel O’Connell
  19. Young Ireland
  20. The Famine
  21. The Fenians
  22. Parnell and the Land League
  23. The Gaelic Revival
  24. Volunteer Forces North and South
  25. The 1916 Rising
  26. The War of Independence
  27. Negotiations
  28. The Treaty
  29. The Civil War
  30. Cumann na nGaedhael Government
  31. Éamon de Valera
  32. The 1937 Constitution
  33. Clann na Pob...

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