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Irish Rebel

Author : Terry Golway
ISBN : 9781785370410
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Described by Padraig Pearse as the “greatest of the Fenians”, John Devoy was born before the Famine and lived to see the Irish tricolour flying from Dublin Castle. The descendent of a rebel family, he was an avowed Fenian who went into exile in New York in 1871. Over the next half-century he was the most-prominent leader of the Irish-American nationalist movement. Every Irish leader from Parnell to Pearse sought his counsel. He organised a dramatic rescue of Fenian prisoners from Australia, rallied Irish America behind the Land War, served as a middle man between the Easter rebels and the German government, and helped move Irish-American opinion in favour of the Treaty. When he died in 1928, Devoy was accorded a state funeral and a hero’s burial in Ireland. This new revised edition of the acclaimed biography of this overlooked architect of the Irish independence movement is also the story of Ireland, and of Irish-America, from the Famine to Freedom, examining the extraordinary cloak-and-dagger planning of the Easter Rising and the critical role of America in its outcome. “The Devoy story, in Terry Golway’s hands, combines wide scholarship and adventure: it reads like a novel. Get a comfortable chair when you read this book: you won’t be able to put it down.” – Frank McCourt “Terry Golway tells the story of this exceptional man with affection and deft narrative sense…this book will charm and enlighten readers.” – Thomas Keneally
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Irish Rebel

Author : Nora Roberts
ISBN : 9781405524445
Genre : Fiction
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AVAILABLE DIGITALLY FOR THE FIRST TIME Keeley Grant knows she's lived a privileged life and is keen to share her luck with others. Growing up on her parents' world-renowned Royal Meadows farm in Maryland instilled in her a passion for horses - and a desire to teach children the joys of riding. When the wild but talented horse trainer Brian Donnelly arrives from Ireland to work at the stable, he only sees Keeley as the boss's daughter-a spoiled princess who never had to work hard for anything. But the more Brian learns about Keeley, the more he wants what he's never had before: a place to call home - and someone to cherish... Irish Rebel can be enjoyed as a gripping standalone. It is also the third book in the Irish Legacy trilogy, which begins with Irish Thoroughbred and continues with Irish Rose.
Category: Fiction

The Irish Rebel

Author : Peter L. Crawley
ISBN : 9781450228312
Genre : Fiction
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From the Irish village of Castlewarren in the 1850s to Lanesboro, Minnesota, "The Irish Rebel" follows the life of Edward Ruth. A story of survival, love, war, and life fashioned around a historical framework, this fictionalized account portrays the hardships of Ireland and provides a glimpse of the American Civil War through the eyes of an immigrant. Based on writings from his great-great-grandfather's journey, author Peter L. Crawley has portrayed Ruth's struggle to extricate himself from the bogs of starvation and cultural ambivalence to make a name for himself as a dentist in his new country, while he tries to prove himself worthy for the hand of one Irish maiden. The journey takes him from Ireland during "The Times of Troubles," with England's insensitive colonial policies, to the American Civil War and Morgan's Raiders, led by the infamous John Hunt Morgan. "The Irish Rebel" tells the tale of the striking similarity between the American Civil War and England's disgraceful disavowal of Irish Home Rule. This novel provides a vivid account of that historical period as portrayed by one who has Gaelic blood in him as well as a sentimental dose of unflappable Irish wit.
Category: Fiction

Wild Irish Rebel

Author : Tricia O'Malley
Genre : Fiction
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A loner at heart... Morgan McKenzie has been on her own since she ran away from a nightmarish foster home at the age of sixteen. Afraid to put down roots again only to be hurt once more, Morgan prefers to be constantly on the move. Until she is inexplicably pulled to the small Irish town of Grace's Cove. Before she knows it, Morgan is settling in and forming relationships for the first time in her life. Determined to keep her walls up to protect both her heart and the touch of magick she carries, Morgan fights against her growing attraction for the town's golden boy, Patrick Kearney. Patrick can't keep his eyes off of Morgan. Since the moment he saw Morgan across the dance floor at Keelin's wedding, Patrick has been lost. Pulled in by her beauty and vulnerability, Patrick's frustration grows as his advances are continually rebuffed. As Morgan rebels against her feelings for Patrick, she is swept into a battle against her own worst demons. Wild Irish Rebel is a stand-alone novel and can be read on its own. The Mystic Cove series: Wild Irish Roots: Prequel Novella Wild Irish Heart Wild Irish Eyes Wild Irish Soul Wild Irish Rebel Wild Irish Roots: Margaret & Sean Wild Irish Witch Wild Irish Grace Keywords: Irish romance, paranormal romance, highlander romance, new adult romance, romantic suspense
Category: Fiction

Confessions Of An Irish Rebel

Author : Brendan Behan
ISBN : 9781409043744
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The immigration man read my deportation order, looked at it and handed it back to me. 'Are you Irish?' he asked me. 'No' I said 'as a matter of fact, I'm Yemenite Arab.' Two detectives came forward who were evidently there to meet me. 'Apparently he is Brendan Behan,' they said. The immigration officer shook my hand and his hard face softened. 'Cead mile failte romhat abhaile.' (A hundred thousand welcomes home to you.) I could not answer. There are no words and it would be impertinence to try. I walked down the gangway. I was free. First published after Brendan Behan's tragic death, Confessions of an Irish Rebel picks up where Borstal Boy left off. Not only is it the last instalment of a unique and unorthodox autobiography, but of a unique and unorthodox life that was as touched with genius as it was with doom.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Irish Rebellion

Author : Sir John Temple
ISBN : NYPL:33433000270581
Genre : Ireland
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Category: Ireland

History Of The Irish Rebellion Of 1798

Author : Philip Harwood
ISBN : NYPL:33433069327611
Genre : Ireland
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Quarter bound in leather with marbled boards Handwritten note ot say that 'the author of this work is Fitzpatrick a well known Dublin publisher, signed by P O'Brian? No title page.
Category: Ireland

British Spies And Irish Rebels

Author : Paul McMahon
ISBN : 184383376X
Genre : History
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The turbulent history of English/Irish intelligence reinterpreted, using documents now available for the first time.
Category: History