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Barbara Hayley & Enda McKay (Eds.) ... 300 years of Irish Periodicals
Barbara Hayley & Enda McKay (Eds.)

300 years of Irish Periodicals


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Ruth Frehner & Ursula Zeller (Eds) ... A Collideorscape of Joyce. Festschrift for Fritz Senn
Ruth Frehner & Ursula Zeller (Eds)

A Collideorscape of Joyce. Festschrift for Fritz Senn


€100.00

A Collideorscape of Joyce is a collection of essays by scholars from around the world, commissioned to celebrate the seventieth birthday of Fritz Senn. The essays, representing the full range of Joyce criticism to date in 1998, offer proof...

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Eoin Neeson ... A History of Irish Forestry
Eoin Neeson

A History of Irish Forestry


€100.00

This comprehensive study, with a foreword by Lord Killanin, looks at Irish forestry from the migration of the first wood species some 10,000 years ago to the present day.

Part One, The Historical Background, examines the primeval forest and e...

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Timothy O'Neill ... Airy Plumeflights - A beginner's guide to Celtic script and design
Timothy O'Neill

Airy Plumeflights - A beginner's guide to Celtic script and design


€40.00

 

'An excellent introduction to a complex art.'- Ronan Sheehan, Irish Press

 

Airy Plumeflights (the title derives from ...

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Peter Ross. Foreword by Ulick O'Connor ... All Valiant Dust: An Irishman Abroad
Peter Ross. Foreword by Ulick O'Connor

All Valiant Dust: An Irishman Abroad


€50.00

 

For many of its participants, the Second World War was the most intense period of their lives - with horizons widened by grief, strangeness and excitement. Peter Ross, graduated from Trinity College, Dubli...

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Micheal MacLiammoir ... All for Hecuba: An Irish Theatrical Biography
Micheal MacLiammoir

All for Hecuba: An Irish Theatrical Biography


From his days as a child actor in London, sharing the stage with Noel Coward, to founding the Gate Theatre in Dublin with his partner Hilton Edwards, and undertaking ambitious tours to pre-war Europe, Micheall MacLiammoir. All For Hecuba comb...

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Edited by Breandan & Ruairi O hEithir  ... An Aran Reader
Edited by Breandan & Ruairi O hEithir

An Aran Reader


€12.99

 

The Aran Islands are among the most finely wrought land-masses in the western world. Their antiquity, diversity and cultural richness have made them a source of fascination for writers, romantics, naturalists, linguists, archaeologists...

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Eric Craigie ... An Irish Sporting Life
Eric Craigie

An Irish Sporting Life


 

'It is a long time since I have read a book of reminiscences as engaging'
- Tony O&...

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Otto Rauchbauer ... Ancestral Voices The Big House in Anglo-Irish Literature
Otto Rauchbauer

Ancestral Voices The Big House in Anglo-Irish Literature


€50.00

 

The Big House motif has long been prominent in Anglo-Irish literature, but a comprehensive study of the subject is still awaited. Ancestral Voices brings together new essays on relevant work by Ma...

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Colm Toibin ... Beauty in a Broken Place
Colm Toibin

Beauty in a Broken Place


 

In Colm Toibin's debut play, Beauty in a Broken Place, Sean O'Casey recalls the people and events surrounding the 1926 premiere of his controversial drama The Plough and the Stars...

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Jonathan Williams (Ed.) ... Between the Lines: Poems on the Dart
Jonathan Williams (Ed.)

Between the Lines: Poems on the Dart


€30.00

 

One hundred and forty-four poems were selected by the editor from the two hundred or so displayed on DART carriages between 1987 and 1994: short enough for passengers to read without missing their stops, resonant enough to inspire refl...

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John Hughes ... Bright Bewildering Green
John Hughes

Bright Bewildering Green


€12.00

 

'A story remarkable because commonplace in rural Ireland - the surplus child, the tragedy of the extra mouth.'
- from the Foreword by John Stalker

'A heartening, eloquent but dispassionate testimony to the t...

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Joseph Robins ... Champagne & Silver Buckles, The Viceregal Court at Dublin Castle 1700-1922
Joseph Robins

Champagne & Silver Buckles, The Viceregal Court at Dublin Castle 1700-1922


€30.00

Dublin Castle was the headquarters of British rule in Ireland, both literal and symbolic. There, the Viceroy, chief representative of the Crown in Ireland, presided, a conduit and image of power. Around him gathered a privileged elite who represented ...

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Arthur Power ... Conversations with James Joyce
Arthur Power

Conversations with James Joyce


€9.99

'In the Dublin of my day there was the kind of desperate freedom which comes from a lack of responsibility, for the English were in governan...

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Averil Swinfen ... Forgotten Stones
Averil Swinfen

Forgotten Stones


 

CURRENTLY OUT OF PRINT

This guide to the 'forgotten stones' of early ecclesiastical sites and buildings is a lovingly detailed record of 82 churches se...

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Sinead McCoole ... Hazel: A Life of Lady Lavery
Sinead McCoole

Hazel: A Life of Lady Lavery


€50.00

 

Until now Lady Lavery has been remembered for the numerous portraits by her husband, the painter John Lavery, celebrated in "The Municipal Gallery Re-visited' by W.B. Yeats, This first biography o...

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Joan de Vere ... In Ruin Reconciled
Joan de Vere

In Ruin Reconciled


Available in E-Book only.

In Ruin Reconciled, A Memoir of Anglo-Ireland 1913-1959 ('that country of the mind'), tells the story of an orphan girl adopted by Anglo-Irish parents and brought to liv...

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Hubert Butler ... In The Land of Nod
Hubert Butler

In The Land of Nod


€80.00

 

In The Land of Nod is the fourth and final volume of Hubert Butler's essays and crowns a remarkable literary odyssey. As Neal Ascherson writes: 'When the first collection appeared in 1985 he was already an old man/ His...

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Sean Rothery ... Ireland and the New Architecture 1900-1940
Sean Rothery

Ireland and the New Architecture 1900-1940


€50.00

 

'Every future account of architecture in Ireland should be indebted to this book.' - Edward McParland, Times Literary Supplement

'Rothery's book sheds an illuminating light on Ireland's ...

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Michael Taub ... Jack Doyle: The Gorgeous Gael
Michael Taub

Jack Doyle: The Gorgeous Gael


€14.00

Lilliput Press is delighted to announce the reprint of Jack Doyle: The Gorgeous Gael by Michael Taub in honour of the centenary of his birth.

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W.B. Yeats ... John Sherman & Dhoya
W.B. Yeats

John Sherman & Dhoya


€20.00

 

John Sherman and Dhoya, novella and story, are among the earliest of W.B. Yeats's published compositions, begun at his father's prompting when the young poet was living in London in 1888.<...

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Terry Moylan ... Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra
Terry Moylan

Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra


A new edition of this book is now available for online ordering! Please search 'Johnny O'Leary' and the newest edition should appear alongside this one. The book is also available at The Lilliput Press bookshop at 62-63 Sitric Road, Arbour...

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R.B. McDowell ... Land & Learning: Two Irish Clubs
R.B. McDowell

Land & Learning: Two Irish Clubs


€40.00

 

This is the tale of two Dublin gentlemen's clubs, Kildare Street (founded in 1782) and University (founded in 1849), which united in 1975 to become the Kildare Street and University Club. Since their f...

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Edited by Raymond Gillespie & Gerard Moran ... Longford Essays in County History
Edited by Raymond Gillespie & Gerard Moran

Longford Essays in County History


€40.00

 

'A very valuable addition to our understanding of one county... any native of the county or anybody interested in history generally will find that it illuminates a hidden corner of the past.'
- Stephen Collins, The S...

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Charles Bewley ... Memoirs of a Wild Goose
Charles Bewley

Memoirs of a Wild Goose


€31.99 - now €28.79
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Highly personal memoirs by Irish diplomats are rare, and those with the quality of fictional autobiography by George Moore, Brendan Behan and Francis Stuart are rarer still. These remarkable reminisces of a man who served his country i...

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Dorothy Walker. Foreword by Seamus Heaney ... Modern Art in Ireland
Dorothy Walker. Foreword by Seamus Heaney

Modern Art in Ireland


€275.00

 

During World War II Irish artists who had been living and working on the Continent and in Britain came home to neutral Ireland and began to react against the Royal Hibernian Academy and Nationalist Realism. This survey begins here and ...

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Desmond Hogan ... Old Swords
Desmond Hogan

Old Swords


€15.00 - now €13.50
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These eleven stories by Desmond Hogan, his first publication since Larks' Eggs: New and Selected Stories (2005), collect newly minted shards of experience focused on the lives of the dreamers ...

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Denis Sampson ... Outstaring Nature's Eye
Denis Sampson

Outstaring Nature's Eye


€150.00

 

This first book-length study of the fiction of John McGahern traces his development as an artist by providing a detailed reading of each of his five novels and three collection of stories.

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Tom Dunne ... Rebellions: Memoir, Memory and 1798
Tom Dunne

Rebellions: Memoir, Memory and 1798


€50.00

 

WINNER OF THE 2005 CHRISTOPHER EWART-BIGGS MEMORIAL AWARD

'Rebellions is an autobiography, an astonishingly clear-sighted and lucid account of a t...

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Seamas O Siochain ... Roger Casement: Imperialist, Rebel, Revolutionary
Seamas O Siochain

Roger Casement: Imperialist, Rebel, Revolutionary


 

'Seamas O Siochain has written what is the most voluminous biography of Casement and a significant contribution to an understanding of his life.' - Frank Callinan, The Irish Times

Roger Casement is among the m...

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Richard Douthwaite ... Short Circuit: Strengthening Local Economics for Security in an Unstable World
Richard Douthwaite

Short Circuit: Strengthening Local Economics for Security in an Unstable World


 

With the deregulation of international trade and a free movement of capital, the world economy is more unstable than ever and liable to economic collapse. So precarious is it that it should no longer be relied upon to provid...

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Michael Kirby ... Skelligside
Michael Kirby

Skelligside


€30.00

 

This is the remarkable folk autobiography of a small famer, fisherman and poet from from the South Iveragh peninsula of Co. Kerry, part of Ireland's western sea-board, a region bounded by mountains and...

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Bruce Arnold ... Swift: An Illustrated Life 1667-1745
Bruce Arnold

Swift: An Illustrated Life 1667-1745


 

Who was Jonathan Swift? Bruce Arnold's provocative book examines this enigmatic figure in the light of his relationships - with his lover Esther Vanhomrigh ('Vanessa'), his ward Esther Johnston...

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John Wilson Foster ... The Achievement of Seamus Heaney
John Wilson Foster

The Achievement of Seamus Heaney


 

The Nobel Prize for Literature has drawn unprecedented attention to the poetry and prose of Seamus Heaney, who now takes his place alongside Dante and Yeats. Yet in spite of his international reputation, s...

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Terry Moylan ... The Age of Revolution in the Irish Song Tradition 1776-1815
Terry Moylan

The Age of Revolution in the Irish Song Tradition 1776-1815


€100.00

 

'A pleasure to read in its beautifully illustrated magazine format. Packed with wonderful engravings and period paintings, historical notes, music...

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Angus Mitchell (Ed.) ... The Amazon Journal of Roger Casement
Angus Mitchell (Ed.)

The Amazon Journal of Roger Casement


€50.00

 

"He could tell you things! Things I've tried to forget; thing I never did know." Joseph Conrad

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Leland Lewis Duncan & Liam Kelly ... The Face of Time
Leland Lewis Duncan & Liam Kelly

The Face of Time


€60.00

 

LELAND LEWIS DUNCAN was born in Lewisham, Kent, in 1862. His father was a civil servant. Duncan and his two younger sisters enjoyed a secure middle-c...

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John O'Meara ... The Singing-Masters
John O'Meara

The Singing-Masters


€50.00

 

'Fascinating... a delight not to be missed. It's a rare treat indeed to find such an honest, penetrating, wise and thoughtful autobiobiograph...

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Donal Ryan ... The Spinning Heart
Donal Ryan

The Spinning Heart


€15.00

SHORTLISTED FOR THE IMPAC AWARD 2014

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Marie-Louise Legg  (Ed.) ... The Synge Letters. Bishop Edward Synge to His Daughter Alicia, Roscommon to Dublin 1746-1752
Marie-Louise Legg (Ed.)

The Synge Letters. Bishop Edward Synge to His Daughter Alicia, Roscommon to Dublin 1746-1752


€100.00

 

Edward Synge wrote 221 letters to Alicia, his daughter, betweeen May and October of 1746 to 1752. He was an adoring though not uncritical father, advi...

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David Dickson ... The United Irishman
David Dickson

The United Irishman


€30.00

 

The 1790s, coloured by revolutions in France and North America, were to see the birth of republicanism in Ireland and the emergence of radical Presbyt...

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Jane Fallon ... Throttle Full Open: A Life of Lady Bailey, Irish Aviatrix
Jane Fallon

Throttle Full Open: A Life of Lady Bailey, Irish Aviatrix


 

ONLY AVAILABLE IN EBOOK FORMAT

'I have...

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Charles E. Nelson & Wendy F. Walsh ... Trees of Ireland
Charles E. Nelson & Wendy F. Walsh

Trees of Ireland


 

This elegant volume celebrates, and documents, over thirty native and naturalized trees. Individual trees are depicted in pencil silhouette, and water...

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Walter J.P Curley ... Vanishing Kingdoms: The Irish Chiefs and Their Families HB
Walter J.P Curley

Vanishing Kingdoms: The Irish Chiefs and Their Families HB


€50.00

 

Vanishing Kingdoms combines an account of aristocracy and its history in Ireland with an interview-based description of twenty recognized Iri...

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Walter Savage Landor. Edited and introduced by Maurice Craig ... W.S.Landor, One Hundred Poems
Walter Savage Landor. Edited and introduced by Maurice Craig

W.S.Landor, One Hundred Poems


€50.00

 

WALTER SAVAGE LANDOR was born in Warwick, in 1775, and died in Florence in 1864. His output in prose and poetry was prodigious. 'No English writer...

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Brendan McWilliams ... Weather Eye
Brendan McWilliams

Weather Eye


€20.00

 

Weather Eye is a selection from the famous column in The Irish Times, which over the years has described and evoked all aspects of that most ...

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J.B Lyons ... What Did I Die Of?
J.B Lyons

What Did I Die Of?


€20.00

 

Medicine and literature are the unifying strands in this skilfully wrought tapestry of Irish biographical portraiture. It delineates the pioneering 18...

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