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Chris Dooley's Redmond - A Life Undone: The Definitive Biography of John Redmond, the Forgotten Hero of Irish Politics

  1. John Redmond caught in the middle during first World War: The Irish Times, November 18, 2015 (by Chris Dooley)
  2. Redmond's lessons for modern Ireland: Sunday Independent, November 8, 2015 (review by John Bruton)
  3. Redmond: a Life Undone by Chris Dooley – a story of the man time almost forgot: The Irish Times, November 14, 2015 (review by Donal McCartney)
  4. New book on Irish nationalist leader John Redmond launched: The Irish Times, September 30, 2015 (by Ronan McGreevy)
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Conor Lenihan's Haughey: Prince of Power

  1. Explosive new book lifts the lid on souring of relations between one-time friends Haughey and Lenihan Snr: Irish Independent, November 10, 2015 (review by Miriam Donohoe)
  2. Ministers thrown 'to the wolves' by Lynch in the Arms Trial fiasco: Irish Independent, November 10, 2015 (by Conor Lenihan)
  3. Extracts from new Lenihan book: 'Venal' Haughey cashed in on the country's economic success: Irish Independent, November 10, 2015 (by Conor Lenihan)
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Gerry Adams' My Little Book of Tweets

  1. Gerry Adams's Baffling Book of Tweets: The New Yorker, February 5, 2016 (review by Mark O'Connell)
  2. Is Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams an evil warlord or a boy who did not grow up?: Belfast Telegraph, February 2, 2016 (by Malachi O'Doherty)
  3. My Little Book of Tweets: Leargas.blogspot.com, January 28, 2016 (by Gerry Adams)
  4. Gerry Adams launches his book of tweets: UTV Internet, January 30, 2016
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Emmet O'Connor's Big Jim Larkin: Hero or Wrecker?

  1. Big Jim Larkin – the chameleon: Sunday Independent, November 30, 2015 (reiew by Pádraig Yeates)
  2. Jim Larkin – FBI chief confused Newry with New York: Irish News, December 17, 2015 (by Emmet O'Connor)
  3. How J Edgar Hoover got Larkin deported from US: Sunday Independent, November 30, 2015 (review by Emmet O'Connor)
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Joe Duffy's Children of the Rising: A City Through the Eyes of its Lost Children During Easter 1916

  1. Duffy's book tells the forgotten stories of 40 children Rising killed: Irish Independent, October 16, 2015 (by John Brennan)
  2. Innocent children killed in the 1916 Rising are also worthy of our remembrance: Irish Independent, October 10, 2015 (by Maurice Hayes)
  3. Joe Duffy pays tribute to forgotten children of Easter Rising at book launch: Irish Independent, October 16, 2015
  4. Joe Duffy to publish book on children killed in 1916 Rising: Irish Examiner, February 5, 2015 (by Evelyn Ring)
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Lucy McDiarmid's At Home in the Revolution: What Women Said and Did in 1916

  1. At Home in the Revolution review – the Rising's clan na gals: The Irish Times, January 16, 2016 (review by Angela Bourke)
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Robert Savage's The BBC's Irish troubles: Television, conflict and Northern Ireland

  1. Book Focuses on Television Propaganda Wars During 'Troubles': TCD.ie
  2. How the BBC's journalists fought to cover the Northern Ireland conflict: The Guardian, October 22, 2015 (by Roy Greenslade)
  3. Ulster's troubled vision of itself: Irish Catholic, July 9, 2015 (review by Peter Hegarty)
  4. Tell It Like It Is: Dublin Review of Books, October 1, 2015 (review by Andy Pollak)
  5. The BBC's 'Irish Troubles' review – embedded, embattled: The Irish Times, July 11, 2015 (review by John Horgan)
  6. Covering Conflict – Savage Recounts BBC's challenges in reporting the 'Troubles': Boston College Chronicle, August 20, 2015 (by Ed Hayward)
  7. No-one knows the Troubles BBC NI has seen in fight for independence: Belfast Telegraph, August 15, 2015 (review by Maurice Hayes)
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Jacinta Prunty and Paul Walsh's Galway c.1200 to c.1900: From Medieval Borough to Modern City

  1. Galway c1200 to c1900: Galway Advertiser, January 22, 2016
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Barbara McClune's Star Shell Reflections 1916: The Great War Diaries of Jim Maultsaid

  1. Ulster Division soldier's war diary published, 100 years on: The News Letter, August 3, 2015
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Steven L. Cameron's Hill Tales: Still Searching

  1. Violent history of Quebec's early Irish detailed in new book: CBC, May 30, 2015 (by Rachelle Solomon)
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Brian Rowan's Unfinished Peace: Thoughts on Northern Ireland's Unanswered Past

  1. Confronting the past so all of us can look to the future: Belfast Telegraph, December 23, 2015 (by Brian Rowan)
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Liam Kennedy's Unhappy the Land: The Most Oppressed People Ever, the Irish?

  1. Guests of the nation – Were the Irish really the most oppressed people ever?: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, January 18, 2016 (by Cahir O'Doherty)
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Ronan Fanning's Eamon de Valera: A Will to Power

  1. Why is Éamon de Valera so unpopular on both sides of the Irish Sea?: The Irish Times, November 24, 2015 (by Ronan Fanning)
  2. Éamon de Valera – A Will to Power: Irish Examiner, October 24, 2015 (review by Ryle Dwyer)
  3. Eamon de Valera – A Will to Power review: Long Fellow's long shadow: The Irish Times (review by Charles Townshend)
  4. The enigmatic founding father – Eamon de Valera: Sunday Independent (by James Downey)
  5. The seeds of De Valera's respect for convention were sown in schooldays: Irish Independent (by Ronan Fanning)
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Finola Doyle-O'Neill's The Gaybo Revolution: How Gay Byrne Challenged Irish Society

  1. Gay Byrne only wanted to entertain the country, but he ended up changing Ireland: Irish Examiner, November 23, 2015 (by Terry Prone)
  2. Gay Byrne – The Reluctant Revolutionary who became the face and voice of Ireland: Irish Examiner, November 19, 2015 (by Finola Doyle O'Neill)
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Frank Shouldice's Grandpa the Sniper: The Remarkable Story of a 1916 Volunteer

  1. Grandad and his gun: Irish Independent, December 20, 2015 (by Brian Murphy)
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Tim Pat Coogan's 1916: The Mornings After

  1. 1916: The Mornings After review – Tim Pat Coogan's puffed up travesty of Irish history: The Irish Times, November 21, 2015 (review by Diarmaid Ferriter)
  2. Coogan blows Ferriter away in explosion of 1916 books: Sunday Independent, January 10, 2016 (by John Spain)
  3. Why Haughey refused operation that could have prolonged his life: Irish Independent, October 22, 2015 (by John Spain)
  4. How the church made Ireland a society rife with hypocrisy and sexual guilt: Sunday Independent, October 25, 2015 (by Tim Pat Coogan)
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Diarmaid Ferriter's A Nation and Not a Rabble: The Irish Revolution 1913-23

  1. Coogan blows Ferriter away in explosion of 1916 books: Sunday Independent, January 10, 2016 (by John Spain)
  2. Review – A Nation and Not a Rabble: The Irish Revolution 1913-1923, by Diarmaid Ferriter: The Irish Times, March 14, 2014 (review by Charles Townshend)
  3. Chronicle of the bloody birth of a Republic: Irish Independent, March 23, 2015 (review by Eamon Delaney)
  4. A Nation and Not a Rabble – The Irish Revolution 1913-1923 and The Irish Times: 150 Years of Influence, book reviews: The Independent, April 6, 2015 (review by Marcus Tanner)
  5. Proud War of Independence revolutionaries left fumbling in the till: Irish Examiner, March 18, 2015 (by Diarmaid Ferriter)
  6. Diarmaid Ferriter launches new book, A Nation and Not a Rabble: The Irish Times, March 12, 2015 (by Patsy McGarry)
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Deaglán de Bréadún's Power Play: The Rise of Modern Sinn Fein

  1. Well-timed assessment of Sinn Féin journey: Irish News, November 12, 2015 (review by John Manley)
  2. Bertie Ahern, still a rogue and a celebrity: Wexford People, November 3, 2015 (by Michael Commane)
  3. Tiocfaidh ár leabhar: Sunday Independent, October 25, 2015 (review by Jim Cusack)
  4. Sinn Féin's past and president: The Irish Times, October 17, 2015 (by Deaglán de Bréadún)
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Brian Barton's The Belfast Blitz: The City in the War Years

  1. New book examines tragic impact of the Belfast Blitz: Irish News, December 24, 2015 (by Suzanne McGonagle)
  2. Belfast Blitz – The most disastrous event in city's history: Belfast Telegraph, June 3, 2015 (by Brian Barton)
  3. Belfast 1941 blitz recalled in major new book: The News Letter, May 30, 2015 (by Ben Lowry)
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Alistair Kerr's Betrayal: The Murder of Robert Nairac GC

  1. Robert Nairac – brave to a fault: The Spectator (review by Alan Judd)
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Gabriel Doherty's The Home Rule Crisis 1912-14

  1. The Home Rule Crisis 1912-14, edited by Gabriel Doherty: The Irish Times, February 8, 2015 (review by Brian Maye)
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Cormac Moore's The Irish Soccer Split

  1. The talks that could have produced an all-Ireland soccer team in the 1970s: TheJournal.ie, December 20, 2015 (by Cormac Moore)
  2. All Ireland soccer team talks amid Troubles: Irish News, October 7, 2015 (by Bimpe Archer)
  3. "George Best was always calling for an all-Ireland team": Newstalk.com, August 26, 2015 (by Raf Diallo)
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Sean Farren and Denis Haughey's John Hume: Irish Peacemaker

  1. John Hume – the politician who made peace possible: The Irish Times, December 18, 2015 (by Seán Farren and Denis Haughey)
  2. Large turnout for the launch of 'John Hume-Irish Peacemaker': Derry Journal, December 9, 2015 (by Eamon Sweeney)
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Ken McGoogan's Celtic Lightning: How The Scots And The Irish Created A Canadian Nation

  1. Celtic Lightning by Ken McGoogan: The Scotsman (by Dean Jobb)
  2. A history of the Celtic influences that shaped Canada: Victoria Times Colonist, November 1, 2015 (by Dave Obee)
  3. Celtic influence on Canada considered: Winnipeg Free Press, October 31, 2015 (review by Dave Williamson)
  4. Author Q&A – Ken McGoogan credits influence of Scotland, Ireland for what makes Canada: Vancouver Sun, September 25, 2015
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Stephen Walker's Ireland's Call: Irish Sporting Heroes Who Fell in the Great War

  1. Six Ireland rugby internationals who died in the First World War: Irish Post, October 29, 2015
  2. Ireland's Call – Irish Sporting Heroes who Fell in the Great War: Irish Examiner (review by Michael Duggan)
  3. Forgotten Irish sporting heroes of First World War: The News Letter, September 21, 2015 (by Stephen Walker)
  4. They answered Ireland's call, but we forgot our sporting dead: Sunday Independent, October 4, 2015 (by Liam Collins)
  5. Irish heroes who left the sports field for battlefield: Irish News, October 1, 2015 (by Brian Campbell)
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Timothy Egan's The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero

  1. New book proves who was the greatest Irishman in American history: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, November 4, 2015 (review by Niall O'Dowd)
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Sean O'Callaghan's James Connolly: My Search for the Man, the Myth and His Legacy

  1. Sean O'Callaghan Has Written A Book About James Connolly. Honestly!!: The Broken Elbow, October 30 (by Ed Moloney)
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Ruán O'Donnell's Special Category: The IRA in English Prisons, Vol. 2: 1978-1985

  1. Prisoners in England wanted to hunger strike: Irish News, November 19, 2015 (by Ruán O'Donnell)
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James Heartfield & Kevin Rooney's Who's Afraid of the Easter Rising? 1916-2016

  1. Recalling the spirit of the Easter Rising: Spiked-Online.com, November 27, 2015 (review by Michael Fitzpatrick)
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Anthony Russell's Between Two Flags: John Mitchel and Jenny Verner

  1. Irish nationalist who saw the Tricolour in the Confederate flag: Irish Independent, July 11, 2015 (by Anthony Russell)
  2. John Mitchel and Jenny Verner – a love story more romantic than Gone with the Wind: The Irish Times, June 22, 2015 (review by Anthony Russell)
  3. The divided loyalties of John Mitchel: Irish Catholic (review by J. Anthony Gaughan)
  4. John Mitchel – a rebel with two causes remembered: Irish News, July 11, 2015 (by David Roy)
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Mark H. Dunkelman's Patrick Henry Jones: Irish American, Civil War General, and Gilded Age Politician

  1. Book Review – Patrick Henry Jones, Irish American, Civil War General and Gilded Age Politician: IrishAmericanCivilWar.com, August 23, 2015 (review by Damian Shiels)
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Shane Kenna's Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa: Unrepentant Fenian

  1. 100 years on – Explosive story of O'Donovan Rossa: Irish News, September 3, 2015 (by Brian Campbell)
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Stephen Walker's Ireland's Call: Irish Sporting Heroes Who Fell in the Great War

  1. 1916 – Portraits and Lives, edited by Lawrence William White and James Quinn: The Irish Times, October 10, 2016 (by Fintan O’Toole)
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Eimear O'Callaghan's Belfast Days: A 1972 Teenage Diary

  1. Stitching together tales of a city torn apart: Irish Independent, November 2, 2015 (review by Mark Edmund Hutcheson)
  2. 'Belfast Days – A 1972 Teenage Diary': TheWildGeese.com
  3. Belfast Days – Excerpts from Eimear O'Callaghan's teenage diary written at the height of the Troubles in 1972: CultureNorthernIreland.org, November 13, 2014 (review by John Peto)
  4. Eimear unlocks door to our troubled past: Derry Journal, October 26, 2014
  5. Teenage girl's diary is an unintended history: The News Letter, December 15, 2014 (review by Alex Kane)
  6. Journalist's teenage diary is vivid record of life during the Troubles: Irish Post, November 3, 2014 (by Fiona Audley)
  7. West Belfast diary of a Teenager in the Troubles: Sunday Independent, October 19, 2014 (by Eilis O'Hanlon)
  8. View of the Troubles from a teenager's room – Belfast Days: A 1972 Teenage Diary: The Irish Times, October 11, 2014 (review by Susan McKay
  9. What was it like to be a teenage girl in Belfast at the height of the Troubles?: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, January 27, 2015 (extract)
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Peter Temple-Morris's Across the Floor: A Life in Dissenting Politics

  1. Peace process owes debt to parliamentary grassroots: The Irish Times, October 26, 2015 (by Peter Temple-Morris)
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David Mitchell's Politics and peace in Northern Ireland after 1998: Political parties and the implementation of the Good Friday Agreement

  1. Politics and Peace in Northern Ireland by David Mitchell: SluggerOToole.com, October 30, 2015 (review by Gladys Ganiel)
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Helene O'Keefe's To Speak of Easter Week: Family Memories of the Irish Revolution

  1. 'To Speak of Easter Week' brings together testimony of 25 family members of rebels: The Irish Times, October 13, 2015 (by Ronan McGreevy)
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Helen O'Shea's Ireland and the End of the British Empire: The Republic and its Role in the Cyprus Emergency

  1. Our conflicted role in the Cyprus revolt: Sunday Independent, February 8, 2105 (by Sean Farrell)
  2. Ireland a bulwark of empire and a mine within its walls: The Irish Times, August 15, 2015 (review by Diarmaid Ferriter)
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Mairead Ashe FitzGerald's A Terrible Beauty: Poetry of 1916

  1. A terrible beauty – the poetry of 1916: The Irish Times, August 19, 2015 (by Mairéad Ashe FitzGerald)
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Tom Reilly's Cromwell was Framed: Ireland 1649

  1. Was Cromwell framed? Why one man thinks he might not have been that bad after all…: TheJournal.ie (review by Aoife Barry)
  2. The Irishman who thinks Oliver Cromwell deserves an apology: Catholic Herald(review by Patrick West)
  3. 'Cromwell is owed a huge apology': Fingal Independent, May 20, 2014 (by Hubert Murphy)
  4. Ireland owes Oliver Cromwell an apology, says this Irish author: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com (review by Cahir O'Doherty)
  5. Double standards when it comes to Cromwell?: Laois Nationalist
  6. Do we owe Old Ironsides an apology?: Cromwell Was Framed – Ireland 1649: The Irish Times, September 13, 2014 (review by Pádraig Lenihan)
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Jonathan Tonge, Maire Braniff and Thomas Hennessey's The Democratic Unionist Party: From Protest to Power

  1. Everything you always wanted to know about the DUP, but were afraid to ask: The Irish Times, January 20, 2015 (review by Jonathan Tonge)
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Alex Marshall's Republic or Death: Travels in National Anthems

  1. The Soldier's Song and other anthems – the stories behind the songs: The Irish Times, September 4, 2015 (by Alex Marshall)
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Sonja Tiernan's The Political Writings of Eva Gore-Booth

  1. The Political Writings of Eva Gore-Booth – well worth recuperating: The Irish Times, September 19, 2015 (review by Catriona Crowe)
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Brenda Niall's Mannix

  1. Biography that's anything but boring: Irish Echo (Australia – June 14, 2015 by Frank O'Shea)
  2. An Irishman's Diary on the anti-conscription Archbishop of Melbourne and the pro-conscription prime minister: The Irish Times, June 15, 2015 (by Pádraig Collins)
  3. Archbishop Daniel Mannix – Brenda Niall looks beyond the legend: The Australian (review by Gerard Windsor)
  4. Mannix review – Brenda Niall's biography is a shrewd and elegant account: Sydney Morning Herald (review by Michael McGirr)
  5. Simon Caterson reviews 'Mannix' by Brenda Niall: Australian Book Review (review by Simon Caterson)
  6. New biography casts fresh light on Mannix: Irish Echo (Australia), May 11, 2015 (review byPadraig Collins)
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Kathleen McKenna's A Dáil Girl's Revolutionary Recollections

  1. A Dáil Girl's Revolutionary Recollections, By Kathleen McKenna: The Irish Times, October 18, 2014 (review by Brian Maye)
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Susan McKay's Bear in Mind These Dead

  1. Drumahoe author told story of a family broken by IRA and Army: Londonderry Sentinel, September 3, 2015 (by Kevin Mullan)
  2. Book examines human cost of the Troubles: Irish News, June 9, 2008
  3. Testimonies from the Troubles: The Observer, May 27, 2008 (by Andrew Anthony)
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Mo Moulton's Ireland and the Irish in Interwar England

  1. Entangled connections – Ireland and the Irish in Interwar England: The Irish Times, August 9, 2014 (review by Enda Delaney)
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Laura D. Kelley's The Irish in New Orleans

  1. The Irish in New Orleans – 'Goil, we Irish's everywhere in dis cidy': The Irish Times, June 10, 2015 review by Laura D Kelley)
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Jonathan Stevenson's We Wrecked the Place

  1. We Wrecked The Place & Southside Provisional: The Pensive Quill, August 14, 2015 (reviews by Simon Smyth)
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Sean Sorohan's Irish London During the Troubles

  1. 'Irish London During the Troubles': Independent Catholic News, May 26, 2015 (review by Rebecca Tinsley)
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Vicky Cosstick's Belfast: Toward a City Without Walls

  1. Author says time has come for peace walls to come down: The Irish Times, July 27, 2015
  2. Toward a City Without Walls by Vicky Cosstick — Book Review: SluggerOToole.com, July 5, 2015 (review by Gladys Ganiel)
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Tom Hartley's Milltown Cemetery: The History of Belfast, Written in Stone

  1. Milltown Cemetery – Graveyard tells the complex story of Belfast: Belfast Telegraph, August 5, 2014 (by Tom Hartley)
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Nicholas M. Wolf's An Irish-Speaking Island: State, Religion, Community, and the Linguistic Landscape in Ireland, 1770–1870

  1. An Irish-Speaking Island by Nicholas M Wolf: The Irish Times, June 20, 2015 (review by Roisin Ni Ghairbhi)
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Gillian O'Brien's Blood Runs Green: The Murder That Transfixed Gilded Age Chicago

  1. How the English spy who sought to destroy Parnell tore Irish America apart: The Irish Times, May 12, 2015 (review by Gillian O'Brien)
  2. A 19th-century Chicago murder case raises questions about the criminal justice system—then and now: ChicagoReader.com, May 14, 2015 (review by Mick Dumke)
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Declan Kiberd and P. J. Mathews (Editors) Handbook of the Irish Revival: An Anthology of Irish Cultural and Political Writings 1891-1922

  1. Constance Markievicz – experiences of a woman patrol (1915): The Irish Times, July 1, 2015
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Sir Patrick Duffy's Growing up Irish in Britain and British in Ireland: and in Washington, Moscow, Rome and Sydney

  1. An Irish past and a British present: The Irish Times, April 4, 2014 (review by Peter Murtagh)
  2. What it's like to grow up being Irish in Britain and British in Ireland: Irish Post, January 22, 2014 (by Patrick Duffy)
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Mark R.F. Williams' The King's Irishmen: The Irish in the Exiled Court of Charles II, 1649-1660

  1. The King's Irishmen – The Irish in the Exiled Court of Charles II, 1649-1660: The Irish Times, January 10, 2015 (review by Nicholas Canny)
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Mick O'Farrell's The 1916 Diaries of an Irish Rebel and a British Soldier

  1. Mick O'Farrell – writing about the Rising: The Irish Times, February 10, 2015
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Karen McCarthy's The Other Irish: The Scots-Irish Rascals Who Made America

  1. The other Irish – Our Iredell ancestors: Statesville Record & Landmark, June 20, 2015 (review by O.C. Stonestreet)
  2. The "other Irish" of East Tennessee featured in new book: Nooga.com, March 17, 2012 (review by Mary Barnett)
  3. Nothing Like Those Kennedys – A Review of The Other Irish by Karen McCarthy: Huffington Post, November 20, 2012 (review by Court Stroud)
  4. The Other Irish – The Scots-Irish Rascals Who Made America: Irish Edition, January 15, 2012 (review by Megan Gillin-Schwartz)
  5. History of 'Other Irish' disappoints: Charleston Post and Courier, March 23, 2012
  6. The Other Irish – The Scots-Irish Rascals Who Made America [scroll down]: Irish America, December 2011 (review by James Flannery)
  7. The Other Irish – The Scots-Irish rascals who made America: BBC
  8. How Scots-Irish rascals made America: Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star, April 6, 2012
  9. In search of those extraordinary Scots-Irish: Irish Echo, March 14, 2012
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Adhamhnan O'Suilleabhain's Domhnall Ua Buachalla: Rebellious Nationalist, Reluctant Governor

  1. Book reveals turbulent life of nationalist: Sunday Independent, May 17, 2015
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Jonathan Powell's Talking to Terrorists: How to End Armed Conflicts

  1. Talking to Terrorists: How to End Armed Conflicts by Jonathan Powell – review: The Guardian, November 5, 2014 (review by Oliver Miles)
  2. The enemy at my table: how Jonathan Powell talked to terrorists: New Statesman, November 28, 2014 (review by Anthony Loyd)
  3. It's good to talk: Talking to Terrorists – How to End Armed Conflicts, by Jonathan Powell: The Irish Times, October 25, 2014 (review by Conor Gearty)
  4. Tony Blair's sidekick Jonathan Powell candid on talking to terrorists: Belfast Telegraph, October 20, 2014 (by Andrew Johnston)
  5. On Talking to Terrorists: CounterPunch, October 3, 2014 (by Patrick Cockburn)
  6. Jonathan Powell interview – middle-man to the terrorists says 'secret talks are necessary': The Spectator, October 11, 2014 (by JP O'Malley)
  7. The Lessons of Northern Ireland: SluggerOToole.com, October 15, 2014 (by Jonathan Powell)
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Kieran Conway's Southside Provisional: From Freedom Fighter to the Four Courts

  1. We Wrecked The Place & Southside Provisional: The Pensive Quill, August 14, 2015 (reviews by Simon Smyth)
  2. Southside Provisional – How a Blackrock boy joined the IRA: The Irish Times, December 5, 2014 (by Kieran Conway)
  3. New book prompts solicitor to call for inquiry into some deaths during Troubles: The Irish Times, December 6, 2014 (by Tim O'Brien)
  4. In his own words – 'McGuinness was in charge': Belfast Telegraph, December 5, 2014
  5. 'And Then A Call Came Through From Belfast….' – Kieran Conway On The Day He Quit The IRA: TheBrokenElbow.com, November 29, 2014 (by Ed Moloney)
  6. Birmingham pub bombings – Police vow to 'review' claims in book by ex-IRA chief: Birmingham Mail, December 12, 2014 (by Nick McCarthy)
  7. IRA still controls Sinn Fein, says author: Irish Independent, November 22, 2014 (by John Spain)
  8. "Gerry Adams was a lying b*****d, Martin was the one we all respected," says ex-IRA man: (from the Sunday Life, December 7, 2014 by Suzanne Breen)
  9. The 'middle-class lad' from Dublin who joined the IRA Solicitor's book tells of life with Provisionals: Irish News, November 27, 2014
  10. Garda tipped off IRA army council about raid, Provos' ex-intelligence chief reveals: Belfast Telegraph, December 4, 2014 (by Chris Kilpatrick)
  11. Okay, So Who Were The South Dublin Professionals Helping The IRA In 1974?: The Broken Elbow, November 19, 2014 (by Ed Moloney)
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Thomas Paul Burgess & Gareth Mulvenna (Editors) The Contested Identities of Ulster Protestants

  1. The Contested Identities of Ulster Protestants, edited by Burgess and Mulvenna – Book Review: SluggerOToole.com (review by Gladys Ganiel)
  2. Our book sought to take a nuanced look at Protestant identities: The News Letter, March 6, 2015 (by Gareth Mulvenna)
  3. Thinking about unionism: Irish Independent, March 16, 2015 (review by John-Paul McCarthy)
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Des O'Malley's Conduct Unbecoming: A Memoir

  1. A missed opportunity – Conduct Unbecoming: The Irish Times, November 1, 2014 (review by Diarmaid Ferriter)
  2. Memoir, like the man, gets right to the point: Irish Examiner, October 29, 2014 (review by Gerard Howlin)
  3. Fianna Fáil's lost leader – Des O'Malley's memoir: Irish Independent, October 26, 2014 (review by James Downey)
  4. O'Malley has plenty to say in autobiography: Clare Champion (by Owen Ryan)
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Anne Chambers' T.K. Whitaker: Portrait of a Patriot

  1. TK Whitaker – Portrait of a Patriot: Irish Examiner, January 31, 2015 (review by Ryle Dwyer)
  2. Anne Chambers on writing her TK Whitaker biography, Portrait of a Patriot: The Irish Times, November 21, 2014 (by Anne Chambers)
  3. Canny and in control: TK Whitaker – Portrait of a Patriot: The Irish Times, October 25, 2014 (review by Diarmaid Ferriter)
  4. TK Whitaker – The man who made modern Ireland: Sunday Independent, October 19, 2014 (review by Sean Farrell)
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Tim Horgan's Dying For the Cause: Kerry's Republican Dead

  1. Redressing the imbalance as Battle of Tralee brought to book: Irish Examiner, March 9, 2015 (review by Ryle Dwyer<)
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David Fitzpatrick's Descendancy: Irish Protestant Histories since 1795

  1. Descendancy review – the decline of Irish Protestantism: The Irish Times, February 7, 2015 (review by Eugenio Biagini)
  2. When the Ascendancy became the Descendancy: Sunday Independent, February 1, 2015 (review by Maurice Hayes)
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Myles Dungan's Mr. Parnell's Rottweiler: Censorship and the United Ireland Newspaper 1881-1891

  1. Charles Stewart Parnell and the printed word: Irish Examiner, September 2, 2014 (review by J P O'Malley)
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Sean Hogan's Black & Tans in North Tipperary

  1. Nenagh author Sean Hogan's new book on Black and Tans in Tipperary: Tipperary Star, October 30, 2013
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Turtle Bunbury's The Glorious Madness: Tales of the Irish and the Great War

  1. Why I wrote The Glorious Madness – Tales of the Irish in the Great War: The Irish Times, December 5, 2014 (by Turtle Bunbury)
  2. The Glorious Madness – Tales of the Irish and the Great War: Irish Examiner, January 15, 2014 (review by Andrew Melsom)
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Willam 'Plum' Smith's Inside Man: Loyalists of Long Kesh – The Untold Story

  1. Loyalists say 1994 ceasefire seeds sewn decades earlier: Irish News, October 13, 2014 (by Allison Morris)
  2. Inside Man: DannyMorrison.com, November 27, 2014 (review by Danny Morrison)
  3. William 'Plum' Smith – We agreed a truce, we wouldn't attack Provos in jail: Belfast Telegraph, October 14, 2014 (by Ivan Little)
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R. Charles Mollan (Editor) William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse: Astronomy and the castle in nineteenth-century Ireland

  1. William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse – Astronomy and the Castle in Nineteenth Century Ireland: The Irish Times, April 25, 2015 (review by Denis Weaire)
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Tom Inglis (Editor) Are the Irish different?

  1. Are the Irish different? Edited by Tom Inglis: The Irish Times, April 19, 2015 (review by Peter Murphy)
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Edmund Burke's A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful

  1. Why Edmund Burke's sublime and beautiful ideas still resonate: The Irish Times, Saturday, April 4, 2015 (review by Denis Donoghue)
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Joshua T. Searle's The Scarlet Woman and the Red Hand: Evangelical Apocalyptic Belief in the Northern Ireland Troubles

  1. The Scarlet Woman and the Red Hand – Evangelical Apocalyptic Belief in the Northern Ireland Troubles: The Irish Times, April 18, 2015 (review by Susan McKay)
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John Lindsay's No Dope Here! Anti-drugs Vigilantism in Northern Ireland

  1. Derry – fear and republican vigilantes stalk new city of culture: The Guardian, May 13, 2012 (by Henry McDonald)
  2. New book shows the pain of Northern Ireland drug crisis: Belfast Telegraph, November 20, 2012 (by Brendan McDaid)
  3. Book tackles Derry drugs problem: Derry Journal, December 1, 2012 (by Andrew Quinn)
  4. No Dope Here? Anti-Drug Vigilantism in Northern Ireland: The Pensive Quill, April 16, 2014 (by Michael Shaw Mahoney)
  5. Understanding brutal paramilitary 'justice': The News Letter, February 12, 2013 (review by Darryl Armitage)
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Ann Andrews' Newspapers and Newsmakers: The Dublin Nationalist Press in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

  1. The 'Nation' once again – newspapers and nationalism: The Irish Times, February 21, 2015 (by Michael Foley)
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Stephen Sandford's Neither Unionist nor Nationalist: The 10th (Irish) Division in the Great War

  1. Neither Unionist nor Nationalist – the 10th (Irish) Division in the Great War: The Irish Times, February 9, 2015 (review by Myles Dungan)
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R. F. Foster's Vivid Faces: The Revolutionary Generation in Ireland, 1890–1923

  1. R.F. Foster's 'Vivid Faces' steam-cleans portraits of Irish revolutionaries: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, January 23, 2015 (review by Mike Fischer)
  2. Irish Roots – RF Foster's 'Vivid Faces' and genealogy: The Irish Times, November 10, 2014 (by John Grenham)
  3. They had a dream – the vivid faces before 1916: Sunday Independent, Septembe 28, 2014 (review by Maurice Hayes)
  4. Vivid Faces: The Revolutionary Generation in Ireland, 1890-1923 review – a rich evocation: The Observer (review by Sean O'Hagan)
  5. Vivid Faces by RF Foster, review – 'thronged with personalities': Daily Telegraph (review by Neil Hegarty)
  6. 'Vivid Faces – The Revolutionary Generation in Ireland, 1890-1922', by RF Foster: Financial Times, November 15, 2014 (review by Duncan Kelly)
  7. Vivid Faces – The Revolutionary Generation in Ireland, 1890-1923: Irish Examiner, September 14, 2014 (review by Ryle Dwyer)
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Jerome Aan De Wiel's East German Intelligence and Ireland, 1949-90: Espionage, Terrorism and Diplomacy

  1. So, Who Was The Stasi Spy In The IRA – And Which IRA?: TheBrokenElbow.com, February 16, 2015 (by Ed Moloney)
  2. How Did The Irish Times Miss The Story About The Workers Party's '£1 Million Iraqi Arms and Heroin Deal'?: TheBrokenElbow.com, February 3, 2015 (by Ed Moloney)
  3. Review – East German Intelligence and Ireland 1949-90: The Irish Times, January 17, 2015 (review by Derek Scally)
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David T. Gleeson's The Green and the Gray: The Irish in the Confederate States of America

  1. David T. Gleeson. The Green and the Gray: The Irish in the Confederate States of America.: Hi net.org, March 2015 (review by Jerome Devitt)
  2. 'The Green and the Gray' by David T. Gleeson: Boston Globe, September 27, 2013 (review by Michael Kenney)
  3. Book Review: The Green and the Gray – The Irish in the Confederate States of America: IrishAmericanCivilWar.com, November 17, 2013 (review by Damian Shiels)
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Thomas J Morrissey's From Easter Week to Flanders Field: The Diaries and Letters of John Delaney SJ, 1916-1919

  1. From 1916 Rising to the savagery of the Western Front – Jesuit priest's new book is a treasure trove of memories: Irish Independent, March 30, 2015 (by Mark O'Regan)
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Gerry Kelly's The Escape

  1. The Great Escape, finally the inside story of Northern Ireland's biggest jailbreak: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, February 5, 2014 (review by Niall O'Dowd)
  2. Gun used in Maze escape smuggled in by Fermanagh IRA leader McElwaine: Impartial Reporter, December 5, 2013
  3. "Don't move or I'll blow your head off" – Brian Rowan turns the pages of Gerry Kelly's book 'The Escape': EamonnMallie.com, October 20, 2013 (review by Brian Rowan)
  4. IRA Old Bailey bomber turned Sinn Fein politician accused of cashing in on 'shooting prison guard' with book on his terrorist past: Daily Mail, October 30, 2013 (by Hugo Gye)
  5. Sinn Fein's Gerry Kelly – Dissidents think I'm the worst quisling, and I'm a hate figure for unionists... but I don't regret my life: Belfast Telegraph, October 31, 2013 (by David McKittrick)
  6. Kelly 'proud of escape' from Maze as he launches book in Fermanagh: Impartial Reporter, December 12, 2013 (by Rodney Edwards)
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Sinéad McCoole's Easter Widows

  1. The 1916 widows – The seven women left behind after the executions: Sunday Independent, February 1, 2015 (review by Lucille Redmond)
  2. Easter Widows, by Sinéad McCoole – Portait of the Rising's revolutionary wives: The Irish Times, November 22, 2014 (review by Susan McKay)
  3. Sinéad McCoole on writing Easter Widows: The Irish Times, November 21, 2014 (by Sinéad McCoole)
  4. The untold story of the widows of the 1916 rebellion revealed in new book: Irish Examiner, October 9, 2014 (review by Richard Fitzpatrick)
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Colin Graham's Northern Ireland: 30 Years of Photography

  1. Northern Ireland: 30 Years of Photography by Colin Graham – review: The Observer, June 8, 2013 (reviw by Sean O'Hagan)
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Michael Brown's Francis Hutcheson in Dublin 1719-1730: The Crucible of His Thought

  1. The moral sense of Down man Francis Hutcheson: The Irish Times, August 8, 2014 (review by Joe Humphreys)
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Michael Smith's Shackleton: By Endurance We Conquer

  1. Shackleton – By Endurance We Conquer review: the great explorer, warts and all: The Irish Times, February 7, 2015 (review by Tim Jarvis)
  2. Endure to explore: Irish Examiner, December 6, 2014 (review by Noel Baker)
  3. Ireland should reclaim Ernest Shackleton as an 'Irish hero': The Irish Times, December 21, 2014 (by Barry Roche)
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Kevin Myers' Ireland's Great War

  1. Kevin Myers on Ireland's Great War: The Irish Times, January 10, 2014 (by Kevin Myers)
  2. Myers' testimony of truth on the Great War: Sunday Independent, November 30, 2014 (review by John-Paul McCarthy)
  3. Kevin Myers launches his first book about Irish involvement in the Great War: The Irish Times, November 27, 2014 (by Ronan McGreevy)
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Ian McCallum's The Celtic, Glasgow Irish and the Great War: The Gathering Storms

  1. The Irishman who gave Celtic FC a cricket team and Union Jack flag: Irish Post, February 5, 2014 (by Richard Purden)
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David McCann's From Protest to Pragmatism: The Unionist government and North-South relations from 1959-72

  1. From Protest to Pragmatism – The Unionist Government and North-South Relations from 1959-72 (David McCann): SluggerOToole.com, February 28, 2015 (review by Alan Meban)
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Colin Murphy's The Priest Hunters: The True Story of Ireland's Bounty Hunters

  1. The men who hunted Catholic priests for a British bounty: Sunday Independent, December 8, 2013 (review by Eamon Delaney)
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Sean Boyne's Emmet Dalton: Somme Soldier, Irish General, Film Pioneer

  1. Somme Soldier, Irish General, Film Pioneer: The Irish Times, February 14, 2015 (review by Diarmaid Ferriter)
  2. Paradoxical ties with Collins defined Civil War strategist: Irish Examiner, December 20, 2014 (review by Ryle Dwyer)
  3. Message delay cost Michael Collins his life – book: Irish Independent, November 19, 2014 (review by John Spain)
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Henry Patterson's Ireland's Violent Frontier: The Border and Anglo-Irish Relations During the Troubles

  1. Parr for the Course: The Pensive Quill, February 19, 2015 (review by Mike Burke)
  2. IRA engaged in 'ethnic cleansing' of Protestants along Border: Sunday Independent, March 24, 2013 (review by Jim Cusack)
  3. IRA border campaign 'was ethnic cleansing': The News Letter, March 19, 2013 (by Rebecca Black)
  4. Republic must address failure to protect lives in border area: The News Letter, March 20, 2013 (review by Kenny Donaldson)
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Marcus Losack's Rediscovering Saint Patrick: A New Theory of Origins

  1. New book casts doubt on origins of St Patrick: Irish Independent, August 5, 2013 (review by Sarah MacDonald)
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Tom Chaffin's Giant's Causeway: Frederick Douglass's Irish Odyssey and the Making of an American Visionary

  1. What Frederick Douglass made of the Irish and Catholicism: Chicago Sun Times, December 30, 2014 (review by Joan Walsh)
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Anne Cadwallader's Lethal Allies: British Collusion in Ireland

  1. South Armagh collusion gang responsible for 120 murders, claims controversial new book: Newry Times, October 25, 2013 (by Paul Malone)
  2. Families who paid ultimate price and were lied to, deserve the truth: Irish Independent, October 28, 2013 (by Anne Cadwallader)
  3. "Lethal Allies" lifts the lid on security forces collusion: The Cross Examiner, October 28, 2013
  4. Disturbing book on Northern Ireland killings demands greater coverage: TheGuardian.com, October 25, 2013 (by Roy Greenslade)
  5. High time for the truth to be told: MorningStarOnline, November 21, 2013 (review by Paul Donovan)
  6. A shameful part of our country's troubled history: The Irish Times, November 2, 2013 (by Susan McKay)
  7. Collusion book a lightning sell-out: Belfast Media, November 9, 2013 (by Francesca Ryan)
  8. Book claims loyalist collusion gang had base in Dungannon: Mid Ulster Mail, October 24, 2013
  9. Book claims 'indisputable evidence of security forces collusion': BBC, October 24, 2013 (by Vincent Kearney)
  10. Police Ombudsman investigating collusion claims made in book 'Lethal Allies': The Irish, October 25, 2013 Times (by Gerry Moriarty)
  11. RUC commanders covered up killings by rogue officers, inquiry files allege: TheGuardian.com, October 23, 2013 (by Henry McDonald)
  12. Northern Ireland's police 'colluded with loyalists to cover up Catholic murders': The Independent, October 23, 2013 (by David McKittrick)
  13. Historical Enquiries Team exposes Northern Ireland collusion: Channel4.com, October 23, 2013 (by Alex Thomson)
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Brendan Kelly's He Lost Himself Completely: Shell Shock and Its Treatment at Dublin's Richmond War Hospital 1916 - 1919

  1. Irish experience of shell shock in the first World War: The Irish Times, January 24, 2015 (by Brendan Kelly)
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Michael Laffan's Judging W.T. Cosgrave

  1. WT Cosgrave – Reticent leader in the right place at the right time: The Irish Times, November 15, 2014 (review by David Fitzpatrick)
  2. On the run and in disguise – why WT Cosgrave dressed up as 'Br Doyle' and dyed his hair blazing red: The Irish Times, October 18, 2014 (by Stephen Collins)
  3. Book review – A forgotten founder of the nation: Sunday Independent, November 23, 2014 (review by Eamon Delaney)
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Mark Carruthers' Alternative Ulsters: Who Do We Think We Are?

  1. Seamus Heaney – 'If I described myself as an Ulsterman I'd have thought I was selling a bit of my birthright': The Irish Times, January 23, 2015 (by Mark Carruthers)
  2. Nailing their colours to the mast: The Irish Times, December 7, 2013 (by Gerry Moriarty)
  3. 'Ulster' identities under the spotlight at Carruthers event: Derry Journal, November 12, 2013
  4. Identities explored in revealing book: Impartial Reporter, November 10, 2013 (by Rodney Edwards)
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Michael Tatlow's Days of Fear

  1. Former spy steps out of Tasmanian shadows to reveal his part in Northern Ireland's troubles: Sydney Morning Herald, February 2, 2015 (by Andrew Darby)
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Colum Kenny's An Irish-American Odyssey: The Remarkable Rise of the O'Shaughnessy Brothers

  1. Colum Kenny on writing An Irish-American Odyssey: The Irish Times, December 3, 2014 (by Colum Kenny)
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Michael Barry's The Green Divide: An Illustrated History of the Irish Civil War

  1. Caught on camera – the Irish Civil War: The Irish Times, November 25, 2014 (by Michael Barry)
  2. The Green Divide – An Illustrated History of the Irish Civil War: The Irish Times, December 29, 2014 (review by Bryan O'Brien)
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Joshua T. Searle's The Scarlet Woman and the Red Hand: Evangelical Apocalyptic Belief in the Northern Ireland Troubles

  1. Book Review of The Scarlet Woman and the Red Hand: Evangelical Apocalyptic Belief in the Northern Ireland Troubles by Joshua Searle: SluggerOToole.com, June 23, 2014 (review by Gladys Ganiel)
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E.E. O'Donnell's Father Browne's First World War

  1. Stunning first World War pictures by Fr Browne published: The Irish Times, July 29, 2014 (by Patsy McGarry)
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David O'Donoghue's Hitler's Irish Voices: The Story of German Radio's Wartime Irish Service

  1. Hitler's Irish Voices, By David O'Donoghue: The Irish Times, Saturday, September 6, 2014 (review by Brian Maye)
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Colm Smyth's The Loughinisland Massacre - A Survivor's Diary

  1. My awful guilt that I survived Loughinisland – UVF massacre victim Colm breaks silence as anniversary looms: Belfast Telegraph, June 9, 2014 (by Claire Williamson)
  2. 'They'd only gone to the bar to support the Irish team, yet they died for their love of the sport': TheScore.ie, June 18, 2014
  3. Loughinisland massacre – 'We are being hit, I shout... Mal throws himself on top of me': Belfast Telegraph, June 9, 2014 (by Colm Smyth)
  4. Loughinisland massacre – Survivor makes plea for truth: BBC, June 15, 2014
  5. A survivor's tale: The 1995 Loughinisland massacre: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, March 12, 2014 (by Yvonne Watterson)
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Jim Lyons' Peace Meets the Streets: On the Ground in Northern Ireland, 1993-2001

  1. Denver litigator Jim Lyons chronicles Northern Ireland peace work in new book: Denver Business Journal, November 19, 2014 (by Heather Draper)
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Antony Evelyn Alcock's Understanding Ulster

  1. Understanding Ulster? Most Definitely Not: The Pensive Quill, December 9, 2014 (by Larry Hughes)
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Gerard Murphy's The Year of Disappearances: Political Killings in Cork, 1920-1921

  1. Thinking Inside the Box: Pensive Quill, December 2, 2014 (by Gerard Murphy)
  2. The Irish killing fields: Irish Independent, July 9, 2011 (review by Declan Cashin)
  3. Author owns up to errors in IRA Cork deaths book: Sunday Tribune, January 16, 2011 (by John Downes)
  4. Rumour, gossip and coincidence: The Irish Times, December 11, 2010 (review by Caoimhe Nic Dháibhéid)
  5. Eoghan Harris looks at a new book by Gerard Murphy that describes the 'descent into savagery' by the Cork No 1 Brigade of the IRA in 1920 and 1921: Irish Examiner, November 5, 2010
  6. The IRA campaign in Cork against Protestants and non-republicans was on a truly vast scale: Irish Independent, November 12, 2010 (by Kevin Myers)
  7. Historical detective trail reveals 'ethnic cleansing' by IRA in Cork: Sunday Independent, November 7, 2010 (review by John-Paul McCarthy)
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Peter Geoghegan's The People's Referendum: Why Scotland Will Never Be the Same Again

  1. Irish author releases new book on Scottish referendum: Irish Post, December 15, 2014 (by James Mulhall)
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John M Regan's Myth and the Irish State: Historical Problems and Other Essays

  1. Myth and the Irish State: Irish Examiner, August 24, 2014 (review by Ryle Dwyer)
  2. No Peace in the Irish History Wars: The Pensive Quill, July 15, 2014 (review by Mike Burke)
  3. Picking a fight over the rights and wrongs of our history: The Irish Times, April 5, 2014 (review by Diarmaid Ferriter)
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