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Jesus' Plan for a New World
Jesus' Plan for a New World
by Richard Rohr
Edition: Paperback
Price: 7.61

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Richard Rohr, theologian, 31 May 2014
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I'm a theologian; butI'm no longer in touch with a theological 'community'. So I found Richard Rohr's theology refreshing and encouraging. He's got none of the pomposity often found in theological writings; and he's unequivocally a universalist.....A good read!


Atlantic Bridge
Atlantic Bridge
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5.0 out of 5 stars piping at its best!, 19 Feb 2014
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Davy Spillane's music making stands the test of time....full of life, full of deep feeling. The range of the pieces makes for great listening.


Trathnona Beag Areir
Trathnona Beag Areir
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5.0 out of 5 stars An Gaelige binn mar is ceart!, 13 Sep 2013
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Albert Fry - anois i slí na firinne - sings as an Gaelige, as it should be sung....clear, with deep feeling, deep love. This guy is a hero of the language - an laoch!....If anyone wants to reconnect with the living Gaelic culture, listening again and again to this CD and follwong the song lyrics provided, this is the CD to buy!.....Ceannigh é inniu!


Language, Resistance and Revival: Republican Prisoners and the Irish Language in the North of Ireland
Language, Resistance and Revival: Republican Prisoners and the Irish Language in the North of Ireland
by Feargal Mac Ionnrachtaigh
Edition: Paperback
Price: 19.61

5.0 out of 5 stars An Gaelige - a language for the working class., 13 Sep 2013
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.....reading this re-write of Feargal's academic thesis, I found inspirational. At times it moved me to tears, at other times to righteous anger, and at other times to feelings of pride. This passionate study demonstrates that An Gaelige/Gaelic/Irish has started to become the language of the Irish working class again. It was the language of all the working people before the relentless colonial attrition came into full poisonous flower in An Gort Mór/The Great Hunger which almost wiped out Gaelic culture. For anyone who wants to rejoin that culture - a still living culture - this is a must-read.


Irish, Catholic and Scouse: The History of the Liverpool-Irish, 1800-1940
Irish, Catholic and Scouse: The History of the Liverpool-Irish, 1800-1940
by John Belchem
Edition: Hardcover

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars proud of being 'low Irish'!, 13 Sep 2013
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This is a must-read for everyone who values her/his Irish identity.....It demonstrates in scholarly way just why Liverpool's working class are so distinctive....not 'better', but distinctive. A majority of us are from the 'low Irish' tradition; many of us try to forget this our past. And many Irish in Ireland and 'thar lear'/overseas don't recognise that the Liverpool-Irish traditions is the most authentic English speaking voice of what was the majority of Irish people before the disaster of the Gorta Mór almost destroyed the Gaelic-speaking working class. This academic work - using 'technical' language often - makes me proud and has encouraged me to learn the language my class spoke before starvation, unemployment and emigration destroyed our culture.


The Making of Ireland's Landscape: Since the Ice Age
The Making of Ireland's Landscape: Since the Ice Age
by Valerie Hall
Edition: Paperback
Price: 15.75

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars the landscape....., 11 Aug 2013
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will fill out my knowledge of the land that produced my people! It compliments the history that's already part of me.....

....gura mile maith agat!


Ireland (Michelin Encapsulated Wall Maps)
Ireland (Michelin Encapsulated Wall Maps)
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5.0 out of 5 stars map of Ireland - iontach maith!, 11 Aug 2013
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Although the specifications were clear on the site, I didn't appreciate just how big the map is - perfect for mounting on board and the wall for our Gaelic learners' group!

Gura mile maith agat!


A Guide to Irish Parish Registers
A Guide to Irish Parish Registers
by Brian Mitchell
Edition: Paperback
Price: 15.00

5.0 out of 5 stars another research tool, 9 July 2013
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...is as it purports to be - a research tool. But that's all it is. What it lacks is a clear guide as to the routes that can be now followed on line....


A New Genealogical Atlas of Ireland. Second Edition
A New Genealogical Atlas of Ireland. Second Edition
by Brian Mitchell
Edition: Paperback
Price: 14.00

5.0 out of 5 stars research tool, 9 July 2013
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This book is all it sets out to be - a research tool. Maps are clear. Only wish all the townlands could have been listed....


The Brehon Laws: A Legal Handbook (Classic Reprint)
The Brehon Laws: A Legal Handbook (Classic Reprint)
by Laurence Ginnell
Edition: Paperback
Price: 7.56

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A treasure found!, 9 July 2013
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For anyone for whom an Gaelige and its culture are important, this classic is essential reading. Of course it's dated and 'Victorian' in style. But the passion of this nationalist giant comes through the text - wish I'd known the feller! If you want to understand why an Gaelige is important in the 21st century, read and reflect on this wonderful text.....


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