Complete Road Atlas of Ireland
|Our vote for the best road map of
Ireland. Perfect for the "long trips of short distances" typical of
Ireland. Place names In both Irish (Gaelic) & English, just like the
signs you'll see. Perfect size to read and flip onto the dashboard.
Very detailed, including dirt roads. Often out of stock.
Scotland: A Concise History
2nd edition, rev.
|An authoritative & witty guide that
disentangles the complex threads of Scotland's rich history. 238
|The Making of Scotland
||A lively introduction to important
themes in Scottish history from the first settlers
to Roman times. Color photos and illustrations.
|Ireland: A Concise History
||A concise account of the important
events that shaped the country
from 3000 BC until 1994. 173 illus.
|Mullins Heraldic Scroll & Map of
Family Names & Origins of Ireland
||Over 700 coats of arms in full heraldic
colors surround the Ireland map with name locations. 28"X40". Perfect
for dry mounting and framing.
This item is no
longer in print. Suggest Amazon UK for used ones
|How the Irish Saved Civilization
||Tremendously well researched account of
the Irish role in protecting civilisation,
learning and Christianity during the Dark Ages in Europe. A must read!
|The Course of Irish History
|Well regarded, concise and readable.
Often out of stock.
||Very complete, illustrated day-by-day
history of the Celtic world.
From November 1 through October 31.
Includes all major Celtic lands and their holidays and historic
From the Celtic League and no longer in
print. We expect re-print in 2012.
|How the Scots
Invented the Modern
|Often the poorest country in Western
Europe, the Scots were guinea pigs for
or inventors of most of the things we take for granted. From roads and
tyres, to cantilever bridges, to our present cultural institutions,
the Scots tried them all, often first.
Another must read!
|So You're Going to Wear The Kilt
||A virtual Emily Post of dos and don'ts
of the kilt and Highland wear, including the author's many opinions on
the etiquette of formal and informal wear of Scottish traditional
dress. Very good notes on ancient techniques of donning the kilt, and
styles through the centuries.
|The Book of Kells, hardcover
||An illustrated introduction to the
manuscript in Trinity College Dublin.
117 color illustrations.
|Scottish Tartan Weddings
A Practical Guide - hardcover
|E.M. Budd, tackles everything you'd
ever want to know about the traditions of a Scottish wedding, from
"hand-fasting" and courtship etiquette, to the many details of a
proper, formal ceremony. Great sections on tartan, clan crests,
suggested menus and toasts, even Scottish baby names.
reference for proud Scots about to wed.
|The Traditional Irish Wedding
soft cover edition
|Bridget Haggerty, takes on the many
details of a traditional Irish wedding, with such an entertaining
style that it all seems like plain fun. Great recipes and even notes
on Ireland travel honeymoons. This is a must-have for Irish weddings.
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