A simple school book published by the Gaelic League
Many of the generation involved in the War for Independence, such as the McSwineys in Cork, learned their Irish through this book.
This story was part of a self-conscious attempt to establish a prose style based in spoken rather than archaic, literary Gaelic, and in it Pearse explores the child’s world
A collection of short stories by Pádraic Ó Conaire, pioneer of the Irish Literary Revival
This collection of short stories, some of which had been previously published, was put together by Padraig Pearse in November 1915, and published in early 1916
The full report and detailed appendices of the proceedings of the Irish Convention, and was published in April 1918.
This is a simple cash-in on the disaster, padded out with fourteen ‘descriptive chapters giving a graphic and detailed account of the most interesting and historic disasters of the past from ancient times to the present day’ – but with a great piece of ‘sensational’ cover design!
The exhibition features four versions of the Book of Common Prayer, which is the essential prayer book used in the Anglican Church, containing all the forms of service for daily and Sunday worship, including psalms and readings, and has its origins in the reformation of religion in England in the 1540s.