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Malachy McCourt's history of Ireland / Malachy McCourt.

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North Madison Co PL - Elwood PL 941.5 MCC (Text) 30419101521971 New Non-Fiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 9780762431816
  • Physical Description: 413 p. (16) p. plates, : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Philadelphia : Running Press, 2004.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [400]-403) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Ireland before Patrick -- I. Peig Sayers : a modern look at an ancient world -- II. Cu⁺ѓchulainn, Fionn mac Cumaill, and Deirdre -- The land of saints and scholars -- III. Patrick from slave boy to patron saint -- IV. Brigid : "the Mary of the Gael" -- V. Columcille : the dove of the church -- The Viking invasion and the high kings of Ireland -- VI. The Vikings and Brian Boru⁺ѓ -- VII. High kings and high villains, Turlough O'Connor, Rory O'Connor, and Dermot MacMurrough -- The Norman invasion to Henry VIII : 1169-1537 -- VIII. "Strongbow," Richard de Clare -- IX. The earls of Kildare, Gerrold Mo⁺ѓr, Gerrold O⁺ѓg, and Silken Thomas -- The Tudor conquest and the fall of the Gaelic world -- X. Hugh O'Neill, the battle of Kinsale, and the escape of the earls -- XI. Grace O'Malley, Granuaile -- The seventeenth century : destruction, chaos, and loss -- XII. Rory O'More and Owen Roe O'Neill -- XIII. A short biography of an odious gatecrasher of Irish history -- XIV. Patrick Sarsfield, the wild geese, and penal laws -- XV. Oliver Plunkett -- The great patriots -- XVI. Wolfe tone -- XVII. Robert Emmet -- XVIII. Daniel O'Connell -- Ireland after the great hunger -- XIX. Charles Stewart Parnell : the uncrowned king of Ireland -- XX. Michael Davitt -- XXI. Douglas Hyde -- A terrible beauty is born : proclaiming the republic -- XXII. Maud Gonne -- XXIII. Padraig Pearse -- XXIV. James Connolly -- A century of Irish voices -- XXV. William Butler Yeats -- XXVI. James Joyce -- XXVII. Samuel Beckett -- Birth pangs of a new nation -- XXVIII. Michael Collins -- XXIX. Eamon de Valera -- Ireland in the modern world -- XXX. Jack Lynch -- XXXI. Conor Cruise O'Brien -- XXXII. F.H. Boland -- People of passion -- XXXIII. Bernadette Devlin -- XXXIV. Bobby Sands -- People of peace -- XXXV. Mairead Corrigan and Betty Williams -- A chance for reconciliation -- XXXVI. John Hume -- XXXVII. David Trimble -- XXXVIII. Gerry Adams -- The Celtic tiger and the new Ireland -- XXXIX. Mary Robinson and Bertie Ahern -- XL. Bono.
Subject: Ireland > History.
Northern Ireland > History.

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