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Taking Shergar: Thoroughbred Racing's Most Famous Cold Case

by Milton C. Toby

It was a cold and foggy February night in 1983 when a group of armed thieves crept onto Ballymany Stud, near The Curragh in County Kildare, Ireland, to steal Shergar, one of the Thoroughbred industry’s most renowned stallions.

Daniel O'Connell and the Repeal Year

by Lawrence J. McCaffrey

Irish historians have minimized Daniel O’Connell’s role in the Irish liberty movement in favor of later nationalist leaders, largely because of his failure in the 1843 movement for repeal of the Act of Union.

Prince of Dublin Printers: The Letters of George Faulkner

by Robert E. Ward

Here for the first time are gathered together the extant letters of George Faulkner, Irish printer in eighteenth-century Dublin.

Irish Women Writers: An Uncharted Tradition

by Ann Owens Weekes

From the legendary poet Oisin to modernist masters like James Joyce, William Butler Yeats, and Samuel Beckett, Ireland’s literary tradition has made its mark on the Western canon.

But the Irish Sea Betwixt Us: Ireland, Colonialism, and Renaissance Literature

by Andrew Murphy

At the rise of the Tudor age, England began to form a national identity.