Books of Kells

A wonderful journey through The history of Kells, its Royal past, the monastic era, Norman lords, Cromwell, Famine and on to modern times. 

First published in 1959, this book is still the authoritic on the High Crosses of Kells

Headfort House tells the story of one of those mansions that Virginia Woolf described as, comfortably padded lunatic asylums which are known as stately homes, and more

An in depth history of the Knights Hospitallers at Kilmainham, Kells, its customs, its Manor, and the legacy of Walter De Lacy.

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This is more than a book about a school, it reveals the development of Headfort through portraits of its staff, its pupils, and life in a School Mansion.

From its conception in 1913, Tony Brady`s book tells the story of the establisment of local defence forces in the North West of Meath to present day

Reform is a word synoymous with religion. The 1152 Synod of Kells changed how canon law was to be adminstered, and the decline of the great monasteries of Ireland

Sir Jerome Alexander from Norfolk, who became notorious in 17c Ireland, and barely escaped with his life at the start of the 1641 rebellion ,in his pyjamas

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Is the story of one who overcame disability, to become very active and successful in a number of organisations, and who has led a very independent life.

A portrayal of rustic life in a part of Ireland in the 20th century, a time of change, innocence, intrique & horrow.A masterpiece by Jack Fitzsimons.

Williamstown, the history of the townland is a microcosm of the history of Ireland. From early Christian to present day,

Into a background of Monastic Kells, the story of the Book of Kells evokes the senses as to its humble beginning and its place on the world stage.

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