A NEWLY published book presents Ireland’s rich history to the masses through a series of fascinating images featuring scenes from across the island.
Old Ireland in Color 2 is a photographic history of Ireland dating back to the earliest days of photography in the country in the mid-19th century.
This is a sequel to the award-winning 2020 bestseller Old Ireland in Color.
The book further celebrates the rich history of Ireland and the Irish people of all walks of life in 150 images, with all thirty-two counties represented.
The book covers rural and urban scenes of Ireland that have largely disappeared, as well as panoramic views, portraits of politicians, writers, farmers, fishermen and explorers.
The series of books was assembled by John Breslin, professor at NUI Galway, and Sarah-Anne Buckley, lecturer in history at NUI Galway and president of the Women’s History Association of Ireland.
Old Ireland in Color 2 is published by Merrion Press and costs £ 21.99.
The book can be ordered directly from www.MerrionPress.ie