The Irish Palatines by Dudley Levistone Cooney
With a great love of history, and in particular Methodist history, Rev. Dudley Cooney served the Adare Ballingrane Methodist Circuit for many years. As an author and reviewer of many books on various aspects of Methodism and as a committee member of the Irish Palatine Association it was inevitable that Dudley would get around to writing on the the subject of the Irish Palatines. When the German-Irish Circle of Friends asked if the IPA would prepare a short history of the Irish Palatines for publication, the moment of circumstance had arrived for Reverend Cooney.
In English and German; Paperback; 5.75 x 8.25; 55 pages; 24 colour illustrations

10.00 euros (plus P&P)



Irish Palatine Association Journal (view full range here)
Published annually by the IPA to encourage a sense of fellowship, promote dialogue between members, record information and inform of Association developments. The Journal is distributed free to members. Back Issues are available and click HERE to view a summary of contents of each past Journal.

7.00 euros (plus P&P)


Adare: The Augustinian Friary & St. Nicholas Church by Barbara Bingham.
Commemorating the 700th anniversary of the Augustinian Friary in Adare, Co. Limerick, this book richly illustrates with photographs and historical detail
the friary’s foundation, the monastic life led there and the role it played in the local community. It describes the architecture of the friary buildings, and recounts their more recent history and the renewed sense of purpose they now embody. The Augustinian Friary is one of three medieval religious houses in the town of Adare and is the only one that survives largely unspoilt and unscathed. Many Palatines settled in Adare, a secondary colony and worshipped in St. Nicholas Church. Their children attended the adjacent school which is housed in the complex.
Paperback; 63 pages; 73 photographs.

20.00 euros (plus P&P)



Some German Origins of the Irish Palatines - by Henry Z Jones .
This book is a companion volume to Hank’s seminal book The Palatine Families of Ireland, 2nd edition published in 1990. In this new work, some of his recent discoveries about the definite, probable and possible German origins of some of the families are set forth, documented, and discussed. So often families like the Emburys, Dulmages, Bovenizers and Teskeys who were neighbours in Germany remained neighbours on The Emerald Isle after their arrival – reinforcing the old genealogical adage “They Came Together—They Stayed Together!”
Hardback; 6.00 x 9.00; 66 pages.

20.00 euros (plus P&P)



All Worlds Possible - the Domain of the Millers of Coolybrown by Dr. Patrick O'Connor.
An entrancing story reaching back to tap the life and times of a Palatine family from west Limerick in 19th century Ireland (1820s to 1960s), embracing the spread of family, friends and relations over far flung corners of the earth including Australia, South Africa and North America.
Hardback; 5.75 x 8.25; 168 pages; 45 illustrations

12.00 euros (plus P&P)



St. Brendan’s Church of Ireland, Tarbert 1814 – 2014
Published by Tarbert Historical & Heritage Society
Many Palatines settled in Tarbert, a secondary colony and worshipped in St. Brendan's Church.

Paperback; 6 x 9.25; 256 pages; 49 photographs; 12 letter reproductions.

20.00 euros (plus P&P)



Plain Artless Serious People by Dudley Levistone Cooney
John Wesley on describing the Palatine people he met as 'a plain, artless, serious' people, indicated they were straightforward and free of deceit. He subsequently came to the area in the course of thirteen other tours, sometimes including Courtmatrix, Killeheen, Kilfinane, and on one occasion Adare.
Paperback; 6 x 8; 72 pages.

15.00 euros (plus P&P)



Did they also die for Ireland by John Sheehan
The title refers to some members of the Royal Irish Constabulary who were killed in Ireland during the period 1919 to 1922. The R.I.C. as they were generally known, enforced law & order more effectively than any of their predecessors and in doing so also gave greater protection to Irish people against the activities of criminals. A very worthwhile publication that can only increase knowledge of the R.I.C. Paperback; 6 x 8.25; 83 pages; 33 photographs

15.00 euros (plus P&P)



All Ireland is in and about Rathkeale by Dr. Patrick O'Connor.
Explores the unrivalled richness of this small corner of Ireland
Hardback; 5.75 x 8.75; 229 pages; 71 illustrations

24.00 euros (plus P&P)



Exploring Limerick’s Past - by Dr. Patrick O'Connor.
An historical geography of urban development in Limerick City and County.
Hardback; 8.5" x 12.0"; 181 pages; 64 photographs, 69 illustrations

30.00 euros (plus P&P)



Pfalzer in Irland Pfalzer in Irland - by Rudiger Renzing.
This book (published in German) explores the fact that not all of the Palatines who left Germany in 1709 reached their destination of North America. The English settled well over 3,000 German-speaking emigrants, mostly from the Palatinate region of Germany, in county Limerick in Ireland.
In this fundamental work, which is based on archival sources in Germany, England and Ireland, Renzing has dealt extensively with the history of the Irish Palatines and examined both the economic and social development of the Palatine colonies in Ireland from their foundation and onwards into the 19th century.
Hardback; Language: German

25.00 euros (plus P&P)


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