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From biography, memoir and essays to history and current affairs, you’ll find New Island books at the leading edge of Irish non-fiction.

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12.95
Divine Illumination: The Oratory of the Sacred Heart, Dún Laoghaire

Divine Illumination: The Oratory of the Sacred Heart, Dún Laoghaire

19.95
Miscellany 50: Fifty Years of Sunday Miscellany

Miscellany 50: Fifty Years of Sunday Miscellany

17.95
What's That As Gaeilge? An English-Irish Phrasebook

What's That As Gaeilge? An English-Irish Phrasebook

14.95
Proverbs in Irish

Proverbs in Irish

12.95
Foster's Book of Irish Murder

Foster's Book of Irish Murder

11.95
The Killing of Thomas Niedermayer

The Killing of Thomas Niedermayer

15.95
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Life In Medieval Ireland: Witches, Spies and Stockholm Syndrome

11.95
9781848407442 The Ulysses Guide

The Ulysses Guide

14.95
The Irish and China

The Irish and China

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An Ireland Worth Working For

An Ireland Worth Working For

14.95
No Laughing Matter: The Life & Times of Flann O'Brien

No Laughing Matter: The Life & Times of Flann O'Brien

16.95
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When Our Plane Hit the Mountain: A True Story

13.99
Another Fine Mess: Peculiar and Amusing Ways to Die

Another Fine Mess: Peculiar and Amusing Ways to Die

18.95
The Curious History of Irish Dogs

The Curious History of Irish Dogs

from 14.95
People on the Pier

People on the Pier

24.95
Yeats in Love
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Yeats in Love

19.95 34.99
Are You Somebody? Anniversary Edition

Are You Somebody? Anniversary Edition

8.99
Hard Border: Walking through a Century of Partition

Hard Border: Walking through a Century of Partition

17.95
New to the Parish: Stories of Love, War and Adventure from Ireland's Immigrants

New to the Parish: Stories of Love, War and Adventure from Ireland's Immigrants

14.95
Hitler's Irish Slaves

Hitler's Irish Slaves

15.95
Come Here to Me! – Volume 2

Come Here to Me! – Volume 2

19.95
On This Day – Volume 2: Irish Histories from Drivetime on RTÉ Radio 1

On This Day – Volume 2: Irish Histories from Drivetime on RTÉ Radio 1

10.95
Am I A Feminist? Are You?

Am I A Feminist? Are You?

14.95
The Great Leviathan: The Life of Howe Peter Browne, 2nd Marquess of Sligo 1788-1845

The Great Leviathan: The Life of Howe Peter Browne, 2nd Marquess of Sligo 1788-1845

30.00
Francis Ledwidge: A Life of the Poet

Francis Ledwidge: A Life of the Poet

15.95
Mr Pussy: Before I Forget to Remember

Mr Pussy: Before I Forget to Remember

16.95
Come Here to Me! Dublin's Other History (Paperback)
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Come Here to Me! Dublin's Other History (Paperback)

14.95
A Day At A Time: Thoughts and Reflections through the Seasons

A Day At A Time: Thoughts and Reflections through the Seasons

15.95
The Invisible Art: A Century of Music in Ireland 1916-2016

The Invisible Art: A Century of Music in Ireland 1916-2016

29.95
How the Irish Won the West

How the Irish Won the West

13.95
The Splendid Years - The Memoirs of an Abbey Actress and 1916 Rebel

The Splendid Years - The Memoirs of an Abbey Actress and 1916 Rebel

15.95
Battleground - The Battle for the General Post Office, 1916

Battleground - The Battle for the General Post Office, 1916

9.95
Kiss My …! Dictionary of English-Irish Slang

Kiss My …! Dictionary of English-Irish Slang

8.95
Beyond the Centre: Writers in their own Words

Beyond the Centre: Writers in their own Words

16.95
Blanketmen

Blanketmen

15.95
Here's Me Here

Here's Me Here

13.99
God-Provoking Democrat: The Remarkable Life of Archibald Hamilton Rowan

God-Provoking Democrat: The Remarkable Life of Archibald Hamilton Rowan

14.99
The Projectionist

The Projectionist

24.99
The State in Transition

The State in Transition

34.95
Kingdom Overthrown: Ireland and the Battle for Europe 1688-1691

Kingdom Overthrown: Ireland and the Battle for Europe 1688-1691

24.95
Temple Street Children's Hospital: An Illustrated History

Temple Street Children's Hospital: An Illustrated History

19.95
D'You Remember Yer Man?

D'You Remember Yer Man?

7.99
Aengus Finucane: In the Heart of Concern

Aengus Finucane: In the Heart of Concern

24.99
A Year of Festivals in Ireland: A Epic Tale of Meandering Misadventure and Anti-Economics

A Year of Festivals in Ireland: A Epic Tale of Meandering Misadventure and Anti-Economics

12.95
Speaking Ill of the Dead

Speaking Ill of the Dead

14.95
Life Lessons

Life Lessons

from 16.99
Paul Durcan's Diary

Paul Durcan's Diary

13.99
The Society of Saint Vincent De Paul in Ireland: 170 Years of Fighting Poverty

The Society of Saint Vincent De Paul in Ireland: 170 Years of Fighting Poverty

19.99
Confronting Shadows: An Introduction to the Poetry of Thomas Kinsella

Confronting Shadows: An Introduction to the Poetry of Thomas Kinsella

24.99
The Press Gang: Tales from the Glory Days of Irish Newspapers

The Press Gang: Tales from the Glory Days of Irish Newspapers

16.99
Heroes of Jadotville: The Soldiers’ Story
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Heroes of Jadotville: The Soldiers’ Story

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Ireland and the Eurovision

Ireland and the Eurovision

13.99
Apron Strings: Recipes From A Family Kitchen

Apron Strings: Recipes From A Family Kitchen

17.99
Not Lost: A Story About Leaving Home

Not Lost: A Story About Leaving Home

16.99
Tóchar - Walking Ireland's Pilgrim Paths

Tóchar - Walking Ireland's Pilgrim Paths

14.99
Ireland 366: A Story A Day From Ireland's Hidden History

Ireland 366: A Story A Day From Ireland's Hidden History

14.95
Shootout: The Battle For St Stephen's Green, 1916

Shootout: The Battle For St Stephen's Green, 1916

9.95
Inside RTÉ: A Memoir

Inside RTÉ: A Memoir

19.99
The Pillar: The Life and Afterlife of the Nelson Pillar

The Pillar: The Life and Afterlife of the Nelson Pillar

12.95
An Unconsidered People: The Irish in London

An Unconsidered People: The Irish in London

14.99
Banished Babies: The Secret History of Ireland's Baby Export Business 'Updated and Expanded Edition'

Banished Babies: The Secret History of Ireland's Baby Export Business 'Updated and Expanded Edition'

16.99
Making Love: A Memoir

Making Love: A Memoir

12.99
Crossfire: The Battle of the Four Courts, 1916

Crossfire: The Battle of the Four Courts, 1916

9.95
Field of Fire: The Battle of Ashbourne, 1916

Field of Fire: The Battle of Ashbourne, 1916

9.95
To Call Myself Beloved

To Call Myself Beloved

12.99
Break A Leg: A Memoir

Break A Leg: A Memoir

16.99
Finglas: A People's Portrait
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Finglas: A People's Portrait

19.99
A Question of Duty: The Curragh Incident 1914

A Question of Duty: The Curragh Incident 1914

12.99
The Devil's Deal: The IRA, Nazi Germany and the Double Life of Jim O'Donovan

The Devil's Deal: The IRA, Nazi Germany and the Double Life of Jim O'Donovan

12.95
Crown and Shamrock

Crown and Shamrock

14.99
Don't Mention the Wars: A Journey through European Stereotypes

Don't Mention the Wars: A Journey through European Stereotypes

19.99
Sláinte - The Complete Guide to Irish Craft Beer and Cider

Sláinte - The Complete Guide to Irish Craft Beer and Cider

19.99
Charlie & Me: A True Story

Charlie & Me: A True Story

9.99
Keys to the Cage: How People Cope with Depression

Keys to the Cage: How People Cope with Depression

12.99
A More Complex Truth: Selected Writings

A More Complex Truth: Selected Writings

15.99
The Captain and The King

The Captain and The King

29.99
Things You Should Know

Things You Should Know

12.99
Breaking the Mould

Breaking the Mould

16.99
Donkey's Years

Donkey's Years

14.99
Patrick Hillery: The Official Biography

Patrick Hillery: The Official Biography

29.99
The New Adventures of Keats & Chapman

The New Adventures of Keats & Chapman

13.99
The Skipper & Her Mate

The Skipper & Her Mate

9.95
That Unearthly Valley: A Donegal Childhood

That Unearthly Valley: A Donegal Childhood

11.99
The Quiet Quarter: Ten Years of Great Irish Writing

The Quiet Quarter: Ten Years of Great Irish Writing

12.99
The Irish Male: His Greatest Hits

The Irish Male: His Greatest Hits

15.99