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The Great Northern Railway Ireland

Author : Norman Johnston
ISBN : 1904242367
Genre : Railroads
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An attempt to produce a colour album exclusive to the Great Northern Railway (GNR). Produced in the popular style of the 'Wee Donegal' series, it depicts the GNR(I) in colour in its closing years, and thus evoke some of its marvellous 'pre-grouping' atmosphere, the thing that made it so attractive to visiting British enthusiasts.
Category: Railroads

The Great Northern Railway

Author : Tom Ferris
ISBN : 1857801695
Genre : Photography of railroads
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This volume provides a photographic celebration of one of Ireland's best loved and most respected railways, the Great Northern. The book focuses on the years from 1945 until the end of regular steam workings on former GNR lines in 1965.
Category: Photography of railroads

The Industrial Archaeology Of Northern Ireland

Author : William Alan McCutcheon
ISBN : 0838631258
Genre : Social Science
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A major study of the growth and decline of transport and industry in Ulster, this extremely detailed and comprehensive book throws new light on the infrastructure of corn grinding, spade forging, paper making, and other industries, and examines the mechanics of early road, bridge, and canal construction, more than 850 photographs and charts are contained in this volume.
Category: Social Science

Locomotives Of The Great Northern Railway

Author : G. F. Bird
ISBN : 9781445634227
Genre : Transportation
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This fascinating account of the GNR's locomotives was originally published in 1910. Profusely illustrated with over 120 line drawings it has been brought bang up to date with a new introduction and numerous photographs.
Category: Transportation

Division And Consensus

Author : Michael J. Kennedy
ISBN : 1902448308
Genre : Ireland
File Size : 82.42 MB
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Category: Ireland

Railways Of Ireland

Author : C. Winchester
ISBN : 9781445640723
Genre : Transportation
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A celebration of Ireland’s various railways, from the days of steam up to the latest DMUs.
Category: Transportation

A Bibliography Of British History 1914 1989

Author : Keith Robbins
ISBN : 0198224966
Genre : History
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Containing over 25,000 entries, this unique volume will be absolutely indispensable for all those with an interest in Britain in the twentieth century. Accessibly arranged by theme, with helpful introductions to each chapter, a huge range of topics is covered. There is a comprehensiveindex.
Category: History

Great Northern Ireland Railway Copy Of The Report Of Inquiry By The Board Of Trade And Of The Correspondence Relative To The Condition Of The Line And Rolling Stock The Insufficiency Of The Accommodation And The Inadequacy Of The Train Service From Dundalk To Bundoran And Londonderry V Enniskillen On The Great Northern Ireland Railway

Author : Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons
ISBN : OCLC:1056322253
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Se N Macbride A Life

Author : Elizabeth Keane
ISBN : 9780717167470
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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An exceptional man, an extraordinary career – a life of Seán MacBride, Ireland’s most distinguished statesman Sean MacBride (1904–1988) was at different times the Chief of Staff of the IRA, a top criminal lawyer, leader of Clann na Poblachta, Irish Foreign Minister, UN Commissioner, and a founding member of Amnesty International. He is the only person to have won both the Nobel Peace Prize (1974) and the Lenin Peace Prize (1977). Seán MacBride, A Life, by accomplished historian Elizabeth Keane, is the first complete biography of this multifaceted, complex and internationally renowned Irish politician. From revolutionary terrorist to conservative constitutional politician to liberal elder statesman and international humanitarian, Seán MacBride uncovers the political and personal story of one of twentieth-century Ireland’s most controversial figures. Seán MacBride begins with MacBride’s birth in Paris in 1904. With icons of the nationalist movement in Ireland for parents, MacBride’s future as a politician was fated: his father John MacBride was a Boer War hero executed for his role in the Easter Rising of 1916; his mother Maud Gonne was an outspoken revolutionary and the lost love and muse of Ireland’s most famous poet W.B. Yeats. Seán MacBride then looks at MacBride’s membership of the IRA, which he joined as teenager. He fought in both the Irish War of Independence and the Irish Civil War. Seán MacBride charts his rapid rise through the ranks, looking at how he became the Director of Intelligence and later Chief of Staff of the IRA before relinquishing his position and becoming a top criminal barrister. MacBride entered Dáil Éireann for the first time in 1947 as the leader of Clann na Poblachta, and formed the first coalition government in Irish history in 1948. Appointed Minister for External Affairs (Foreign Minister), Seán MacBride considers MacBride’s tenure in office, which included overseeing the acceptance of the European Convention on Human Rights, the rejection of NATO and Ireland’s exit from the Commonwealth. His refusal to support fellow Clann na Poblachta TD Noël Browne’s Mother-and-Child Scheme in the face of the opposition of the Catholic bishops led to the collapse of the coalition. MacBride lost his seat in the 1957 election, retired officially from Irish party politics and entered the third phase of his life: international statesman and human rights activist. Seán MacBride looks at the pivotal role MacBride played in European and international politics and human rights over the course of his later years, including founding Amnesty International, opposing apartheid in South Africa and agitating against nuclear armament. Few Irish politicians have had such an impact domestically and internationally. From MacBride’s violent IRA beginnings to his later advocacy of peace in politics, Seán MacBride, A Life captures the twists and turns of a fascinating career. A figure of national and international importance, one of the most distinguished Irish people of the twentieth century, he has found a biographer of authority and assurance in Elizabeth Keane, whose survey of his life and times is astute, insightful and convincing. Praise for Elizabeth Keane: ‘A singular voice in Irish history’ The Sunday Business Post Seán MacBride, A Life: Table of Contents Preface Man of Destiny A Sort of Homecoming From Chief-of-Staff to Chief Counsel Fighting Your Battles The Harp Without the Crown Rattling the Sabre Coming out of the Cave Catholic First, Irishman Second A Statesman of International Status Never Lost His Fenian Fate Conclusion
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Railway Magazine

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ISBN : UOM:39015013031573
Genre : Railroad companies
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