A history of Ireland written for children, including the following topics:
I. Legends and Early History,
II. The Song of Inisfail,
III. Religion of the Pagan Irish,
IV. Customs and Modes of Life,
The Fate of the Children of Lir.
V. The Children of Lir turned to Swans,
VI. The Swans on Lake Darvra,
VII. The Swans on the Sea of Moyle,
VIII. Death of the Children of Lir,
IX. Religion and Learning in Ancient Ireland,
X. The Red Branch Knights,
The Fate of the Sons of Usna.
XI. The Flight to Alban,
XII. Concobar's guileful Message,
XIII. The Return to Emain,
XIV. Trouble Looming,
XV. The Attack on the Sons of Usna,
XVI. Death of the Sons of Usna,
XVII. Avenging and Bright,
XVIII. The Wrath of Fergus,
XIX. Ancient Irish Physicians: I.
XX. Ancient Irish Physicians: II.
XXI. The Fena of Erin,
XXII. The Chase of Slieve Cullin,
XXIII. Saint Brigit: I.,
XXIV. Saint Brigit: II.,
XXV. Saint Brigit: III.,
XXVI. Irish Scribes and Books,
XXVII. The Gilla Dacker and his Horse,
XXVIII. The Fena carried off by the Horse,
XXIX. Dermot O'Dyna at the Well,
XXX. Dermot and the Wizard-Champion,
XXXI. Saint Columkille: I.,
XXXII. Saint Columkille: II.,
XXXIII. Prince Alfred in Ireland,
The Voyage of Maildune.
XXXIV. The Voyage of Maildune,
The First Island,
XXXV. An Extraordinary Monster,
The Silver Pillar of the Sea
XXXVI. Maildune forgives his enemy,
XXXVII. Tennyson's "Voyage of Maildune,"
XXXVIII. Saint Donatus: I.,
XXXIX. Saint Donatus: II.,
XL. Danish and Anglo-Norman Invasions,
XLI. The Watchfire of Barnalee,
XLII. Cahal O'Conor of the Red Hand,
XLIII. Cahal-More of the Wine-red hand,
XLIV. Sir John de Courcy,
XLV. Sir John de Courcy imprisoned,
XLVI. Sir John de Courcy accepts a challenge,
XLVII. Sir John de Courcy and the French Champion,
XLVIII. The Earls of Kildare and Ormond,
XLIX. Ancient Irish Music,
Patrick Weston Joyce (1827 – November 1914) was an Irish historian, writer and music collector, known particularly for his research in local place names of Ireland. Joyce was a key cultural figure of his time. His wide interests included the Irish language, Hiberno-English, music, education, Irish literature and folklore, Irish history and antiquities, place-names and much else. He produced many works on the history and culture of Ireland. His most enduring work is the pioneering The Origin and History of Irish Names of Places (first edition published in 1869).