Blamires. Celtic Tree Mysteries.
Examines the ancient Celtic form known as Ogham
and its application for spiritual
Blamires. Glamoury: Magic of the Celtic Green
World. Celtic spirituality based on the cycles
of Irish mythology.
Davis and David James. The Celtic Image.
The art of the Celtic world, from prehistoric
to contemporary times.
Dixon-Kennedy. Celtic Myth & Legend: An
A &endash; Z of People and Places. This
comprehensive, authoritative reference work
includes a spelling and pronunciation guide and a
Lee Eickhoff, translator. The Raid.
The classic myth of ancient Ireland, central
tale in the Ulster cycle, chronicles the heroics of
a boy warrior Cuchulainn in the battle between the
provinces of Ulster and Connacht. A translation.
J. Green. Celtic Goddesses: Warriors,
Virgins, and Mothers. From archeological and
written sources, the author explores the role of
women in Celtic myth and religion.
J. Green. The World of the Druids.
Archeological evidence, classical commentaries,
and Irish mythology come together in this lavishly
illustrated history of the Druids.
Matthews. The Celtic Book of Days: A Daily Guide
to Celtic Spirituality and Wisdom. The Celtic
year of traditions and festivals begins with the
November 1st Festival of Samhain, the
Celtic New Year, in this day-by-day
McCoy. Celtic Myth & Magick. A
complete reference book of the Celtic tradition of
Pennick. Celtic Sacred Landscapes. A
journey through the holy sites of the ancient
Celtic world including a "Gazetteer of the Notable
Celtic Sacred Places."
Cahill. How the Irish Saved Civilization. A
scholarly yet readable account of Irelands
role in preserving Western civilization during the
D. Griffin. The Book of Irish Americans.
Told in amazing detail through text,
illustrations, photographs, and charts.
Ignatiev. How the Irish Became White.
Investigates the often conflict-ridden history
of Irish- and African-American
Laxton. The Famine Ships: The Irish Exodus to
America. The Atlantic crossing of more than one
million Irish during the famine years of 1846 to
1851 is here revealed, richly illustrated with
archival material, drawings, and color
Litton. The Irish Famine: An Illustrated
History. Background and contemporary reports,
eyewitness accounts, and the aftermath of the
famine chronicle the Great Hunger in Ireland.
Miller and Paul Wagner. Out of Ireland: The
Story of Irish Emigration to America. A
sweeping historical epic of the seven million
people who emigrated from Ireland to start a new
life in America.
Reedy. From the Ward to the White House. The
former press secretary to Lyndon Johnson traces the
growth of Irish-American political power
culminating in the election of JFK.
Adams. Before the Dawn: An Autobiography.
The man who has been president of Sinn Fein
since 1983 speaks powerfully about his
Alldritt. W.B. Yeats: The Man and the Milieu.
The poets life is placed in the context
of his times.
Pat Coogan. Michael Collins: The Man Who Made
Ireland. The definitive work on the freedom
fighter who laid the groundwork for Irish
Foster. W.B. Yeats: A Life. The Apprentice Mage.
Vol. I. The first of two volumes explores the
poets life up to 1914, including his role in
the formation of a national Irish theatre and
Glatt. The Chieftains: The Authorized
Biography. This first comprehensive biography
of the traditional Irish music group traces its
journey from humble beginnings to
Golway. Irish Rebel: John Devoy and
Americas Fight for Irelands
Freedom. The first biography of the
Irish-American instrumental in the Easter Rising of
1916 and the creation of the Irish Free
Gordon. The World of Samuel Becket.
Examines the first forty years of the
play-wrights life and their subsequent
influence on his later work.
McCourt. Angelas Ashes. A Pulitzer
Prize-winning memoir of childhood survival told
with eloquence, humor, and compassion.
OConnor. Michael Collins and the Troubles.
The esteemed Irish biographer, poet, and
playwright tells the story of one of the leading
figures in Irelands resistance to British
Taylor. Country Days. One of Irelands
most popular writers shares a poignant memoir of
growing up in the village of
Innishannon, County Cork.
Walsh. An Irish Country Childhood: Memories of a
Bygone Age. She remembers her enchanted
child-hood in the mountains of County
Carson. Last Nights Fun: A Book about
Irish Traditional Music. Told by an
accomplished Irish poet and musician.
Connolly. Irish Hands: The Making of Beautiful
Crafts. A tour of the studios and workshops of
Irelands artisans by the renowned Irish
designer, Sybil Connolly.
Gill. The Book of Celtic Saints.
Biographical sketches of sixteen Celticsaints,
from the first to the seventh centuries,
accompanied by the unique artwork of Courtney
Grehan. The Dictionary of Irish Family Names.
A guide to the origins, etymology, related
forms, and geographic distribution of more than 550
Heaney. Crediting Poetry: The Nobel Lecture.
His address to the Swedish Academy upon receipt
of the 1995 Nobel Prize for Literature.
Sands. Bobby Sands: Writings from Prison.
The smuggled writings of IRA member Bobby
Sands, dead at the age of 27 in the notorious H
Blocks of Long Kesh prison in Northern Ireland,
after a 66-day hunger strike.
Sierra. Celtic Baby Names. The history
meaning, and pronunciation of more than 1200
traditional first names from the six Celtic
languages of Irish, Scottish, Gaelic, Welsh,
Cornish, and Manx.
Bateman. Of Wee Sweetie Mice and Men. The
sequel to Divorcing Jack
combines gallows humor and fast-paced
Deane. Reading in the Dark. A luminous
tale of childhood set against the violence of
Northern Ireland in the 1940s and 1950s.
De Rosa. Pope Patrick. This futuristic
comedy involves the papal election of "a kindly old
Irish priest who reads Yeats and publishes obscure
academic theses." With his golden Lab Charley, he
turns the Vatican and the industrial world upside
Dorris. Cloud Chamber. An epic family saga
that spans two continents and more than one hundred
years, from the author of A Yellow Raft
in Blue Water.
Doyle. The Woman Who Walked into Doors. From
the author of The Barrytown
Trilogy and Paddy
Clarke Ha Ha Ha, a heartrending story of a
womans experience in an abusive
Gill. The Death of an Irish Tinker. A murder
mystery set in the mysterious world of the tinkers,
itinerant travelers who have roamed Ireland for
M. Greeley. Irish Gold. Irish Lace. Irish
Whiskey. A cloak-and-dagger series with Irish
sleuth Nuala Anne McGrail.
Moorhouse. Sun Dancing: A Vision of Medieval
Ireland. Monastic life in a remote island off
the west coast of Ireland between the sixth and
thirteenth centuries is followed by a detailed
explanation of the major figures, traditions, and
historical events included in this fictional
Maher. In Sunshine or in
Shadow. An anthology of short stories by
nineteen of Irelands finest women
Williams. Four Letters of Love. In a
novel "as intricate as a Celtic knot," the stories
of two families unfold and eventually become
Heaney. The Spirit Level. New poems
from the 1995 recipient of the Nobel Prize in
Redes, editor. Irish Love Poems.
Spanning four centuries of the romantic poetry
of Ireland, this anthology includes a ten-page
appendix of biographies of poets.
by Owen Miller. Brighton Branch,
Boston Public Library, 1998.