By Ruth Dudley Edwards,Bridget Hourican

Combining over a hundred superbly crafted maps, charts and graphs with a story choked with evidence and data, An Atlas of Irish heritage provides insurance of the most political, army, fiscal, non secular and social adjustments that experience happened in eire and one of the Irish in a foreign country over the last millennia.


Ruth Dudley Edwards and Bridget Hourican use the mix of thematic narrative and visible aids to check and illustrate matters such as:



  • the Viking invasions of Ireland

  • the Irish in Britain

  • pre- and post-famine agriculture

  • population change

  • twentieth-century political affiliations.

This 3rd variation has been comprehensively revised and up to date to incorporate assurance of the various alterations that experience happened in eire and between its humans in a foreign country. considering the most matters that experience built for the reason that 1981, and including a few new maps and graphs, this re-creation additionally contains an informative and special part at the issues which have been a characteristic of Irish lifestyles on account that 1969.


An Atlas of Irish background is a useful source for college students of Irish background and politics and the overall reader alike.

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