the playboy princes
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The Playboy Princes

Controversial Royal Family members is not necessarily only a feature of late 20th or 21st century life. Although they were not subjected to the intense media scrutiny that our Royals are today, two Princes of Wales and two namesakes have captured the fevered imaginations of the public in their wilder early days – later to become Edward VII and Edward VIII respectively. (more…)
The Irish Hellfire Clubs
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Irish Academic Press Launches New History Imprint

[caption id="attachment_212" align="aligncenter" width="531" caption="The Irish Hellfire Clubs"][/caption] Lovers of Irish history will be in for a treat as 2012 sees the unveiling of a new Irish history book imprint from Irish Academic Press. Named Merrion, and using a Dublin doorway as its logo, the new imprint seeks to produce exciting and powerful popular history in paperback at an accessible price.  The books will be illustrated and driven by high