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In Search of Ancient Ireland
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Companion Book & VHS

The companion book to IN SEARCH OF ANCIENT IRELAND, co-authored by Carmel McCaffrey and Leo Eaton, will be available in September 2002 from publisher Ivan R. Dee.

The VHS of the 3-part series is now available through ShopPBS.
Resources: Bibliography

de Paor, Liam. Saint Patrick's World. Four Courts Press/University of Notre Dame Press, 1997.

Foster, R.F., ed. The Oxford History of Ireland. Oxford University Press, 1992.

Harbison, Peter. Pilgrimage in Ireland: The Monuments and the People. Syracuse University Press, 1995.

Harbison, Peter. Pre-Christian Ireland. Thames & Hudson, 1995.

Kelly, Fergus. A Guide to Early Irish Law. Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies.

Kiberd, Declan. Inventing Ireland. Harvard Univ Press, 1996.

Lacey, Brian. Colum Cille and the Columban Tradition. Four Courts Press, 1997.

McCaffrey, Carmel and Leo Eaton. In Search of Ancient Ireland: From Neolithic Times to the coming of the English. New Amsterdam Books (to be published in September 2002).

Ó Corráin, Donnchadh. Ireland Before the Normans. Four Courts Press (to be published January 2003).

Raftery, Barry. Pagan Celtic Ireland: The Enigma of the Irish Iron Age. Thames & Hudson, 1998.

Waddell, John. The Prehistoric Archaeology of Ireland. Galway University Press.

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After having conquered and settled France a century before, the Normans became a major force in Ireland in the 11th century.