News & reviews of books about or relevant to the politics, history and culture of Ireland. For more information or comments or if you find a dead link please e-mail Newshound. Visit the Book Forum for reviews and comments from Newshound users.

Click here for more book reviews.


HOME


History


NewsoftheIrish


Book Reviews
& Book Forum


Search / Archive
Back to 10/96

Papers


Reference


About


Contact



    

Leo Damrosch's Jonathan Swift: His Life and His World

  1. Jonathan Swift – His Life and His World by Leo Damrosch – review: The Guardian, January 3, 2014 (review by John Mullan)
  2. A wonderful and absorbing biography of Jonathan Swift: The Irish Times, January 18, 2014 (review by Andrew Carpenter)
  3. 'Jonathan Swift' by Leo Damrosch: Boston Globe, January 18, 2014 (review by Laura Collins-Hughes)
Buy Damrosch's Jonathan Swift—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Vincent Dargan's The Falls: The People, the Community, the Memories

  1. The wry, dry wit of the Falls Road – The Falls: The People, the Community, the Memories: The Irish Times, May 31, 2014 (review by Patricia Craig)
Buy Dargan's The Falls—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

David Leslie's Lighting Candles: A Paramilitary's War with Death, Drugs and Demons

  1. Lost Lives – The former paramilitary who still lights a candle for murdered boys: Belfast Telegraph, June 5, 2014 (by Audrey Watson)
Buy Leslie's Lighting Candles—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Terry Golway's Machine Made: Tammany Hall and the Creation of Modern American Politics

  1. "Machine Made," Tammany Hall and American Politics by Terry Golway: Washington Post, May 23, 2014 (review by Robert B. Mitchell)
  2. Read an excerpt from Terry Golway's 'Machine Made': MSNBC, March 5, 2014
  3. A New Verdict on Tammany Hall: New York Times, March 7, 2014
  4. The Case For Tammany Hall Being On The Right Side Of History: NPRBerline.de, March 5, 2014
  5. A new look at Tammany Hall, beyond the vice and corruption: Newark Star-Ledger, March 9, 2014 (review by Charles Cooper)
Buy Golway's Machine Made—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Stiofan Cairns' Adventures in Sectarianism: An Offbeat Tour of Northern Ireland

  1. Adventures in Sectarianism – Stiofan Cairns Takes a Wander Down Sectarian Way: Huffington Post, February 28, 2014 (by Philip Murphy)
Buy Kindle download of Cairns' Adventures in Sectarianism—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Ronan Fanning's Fatal Path: British Government and Irish Revolution, 1910-1922

  1. The Road to Partition: Dublin Review of Books (review by Frank Callanan)
  2. Fatal path – British government and Irish revolution 1910–22: History Ireland, November/December 2013 (review by Dermot McMonagle)
  3. Freedom and the fatal path: Sunday Independent, May 26, 2013 (review by John-Paul McCarthy)
  4. Ronan Fanning – Anglo-Irish Treaty negotiators were hopelessly out of their depth: Irish Post, January 10, 2014 (by Ivan Gibbons)
  5. Valuable insights into Britain's real attitude towards the Irish Revolution: Irish Examiner, June 8, 2013 (review by Ryle Dwyer)
  6. Fatal Path – British Government and Irish Revolution 1910-1922, by Ronan Fanning: The Irish Times, June 8, 2013 (review by Joe Lee)
  7. Why partition was inevitable: Irish Independent, May 18, 2013 (review by James Downey)
  8. British perspective on Ireland's troubled past is brought to book: Sunday Independent, May 5, 2013 (review by Liam Collins)
Buy Fanning's Fatal Path—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Donal Corcoran's Freedom to Achieve Freedom: The Irish Free State 1922-1932

  1. What drove those who ruled Ireland after the founding of the Free State?: The Irish Times, February 1, 2014 (review by Diarmaid Ferriter)
Buy Corcoran's Freedom to Achieve Freedom—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Marcello Di Cintio's Walls: Travels Along the Barricades

  1. Why Can't Protestants and Catholics Get Along?: The Pensive Quill, February 2, 2014 (by Sandy Boyer)
Buy Di Cintio's Walls—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Barry Keane's Massacre in West Cork: The Dunmanway and Ballygroman Killings

  1. Killing of Protestants in 1922 truce not sectarian, study argues: The Irish Times, January 23, 2014 (by Barry Roche)
  2. War of Independence Protestant killings were 'not ethnic cleansing': Irish Independent, January 23, 2014 (by Ralph Riegel)
Buy Keane's Massacre in West Cork—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Alf McCreary's Behind the Headlines: Alf McCreary, an Autobiography

  1. McCreary memoirs moved me: Sunday World, January 31, 2014 (by Brian D'Arcy)
Buy McCreary's Behind the Headlines—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Dermot Meleady's John Redmond: The National Leader

  1. Revisiting the Ireland of John Redmond: The Irish Times, January 25, 2014 (review by Roy Foster)
Buy Meleady's John Redmond—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Charles Townshend's The Republic: The Fight for Irish Independence, 1918-1923

  1. The Republic: the Fight for Irish Independence 1918-1923 by Charles Townshend – review: The Guardian, December 20, 2013 (review by Colin Kidd)
  2. Outsider's view doesn't reveal whole picture: Irish Examiner, September 28, 2013 (review by Ryle Dwyer)
  3. Review – Charles Townshend 'Freedom fighters': Irish Independent, October 5, 2013 (review by Diarmuid Ferriter)
Buy Townshend's The Republic—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Damian Shiels' The Irish in the American Civil War

  1. Cher Turns Back Time with Irish in the American Civil War: IrishAmericanCivilWar.com
  2. Hidden History – The Irish and the American Civil War: TheJournal.ie, September 29, 2013 (by Aoife Barry)
  3. The Irish in the American Civil War: CivilWarNews.com, July 2013 (review by C. Michael Harrington)
Buy Shiels' The Irish in the American Civil War—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Salvador Ryan's Treasures of Irish Christianity: A People of the World

  1. Shine on – 1,600 years of Irish Christianity: The Irish Times, January 4, 2014 (by Michael Ryan)
Buy Ryan's Treasures of Irish Christianity—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Sean Enright's Easter Rising 1916: The Trials

  1. Astonishing find prompts re-appraisal of Rising trials: Irish Independent, January 14, 2014 (by Sean Enright)
  2. Final moments of 1916 prisoners revealed: Irish Independent, December 21, 2013 (by Joyce Fegan)
Buy Enright's Easter Rising 1916: The Trials—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Stuart Griffiths' The Myth of the Airbourne Warrior

  1. The Myth of The Airborne Warrior: Daily Telegraph, December 10, 2012
  2. From acid tabs to illegal raves: Former soldier lifts the lid on the hedonistic exploits of young servicemen seeking escape from the horrors of the Troubles: Daily Mail, August 3, 2013 (review by Kerry McDermott)
  3. Photography: The Myth of the Airborne Warrior, By Stuart Griffiths: Independent on Sunday, November 13, 2011
  4. The art of war photography: Guardian.co.uk, November 4, 2011 (review by Sean O'Hagan)
Buy Griffiths' The Myth of the Airbourne Warrior—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Barry Flynn's Soldiers of Folly: The IRA Border Campaign 1956-1962

  1. More on the 1956-1962 Border Campaign: Cedar Lounge Revolution, December 30, 2013
  2. Highly readable and dramatic account of the IRA Border campaign: The Irish Times, November 20, 2009 (review by Deaglán de Bréadún)
  3. Fear of unionist onslaught halted IRA plan to blow up Stormont: The Observer, November 8, 2009 (by Henry McDonald)
  4. Soldiers of folly in '50s border campaign: Belfast Media, November 10, 2009 (review by Jude Collins)
Buy Flynn's Soldiers of Folly—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

John Dennehy's In A Time of War: Tipperary 1914-1918

  1. Tipperary author's book examines county's role in Great War: Tipperary Star, December 20, 2013
  2. The forgotten fighting Irish: Sunday Independent, October 13, 2013 (review by Eamon Delaney)
  3. New Book on the Conflict in Tipperary 1919-'23: Tipperary Star, July 14, 2013
  4. In A Time of War – Tipperary (1914-1918) by John Dennehy: Tipperary Star, June 11, 2013
Buy Dennehy's In A Time of War—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Joseph Pearce's Race With the Devil: My Journey from Racial Hatred to Rational Love

  1. Memories Of A Former British Far-Right Extremist – The Transformation Of Joseph Pearce: International Business Times, December 21, 2013 (by Palash Ghosh)
  2. PW Talks with Joseph Pearce: Renouncing Hate, Embracing God: Publishers Weekly (review by Kerry Weber)
  3. The Power of Story: An Interview with Joseph Pearce: NewEvangelizers.com, August 14, 2013 (review by Joe Wetterling)
  4. On the Apologetics of Beauty – An Interview with Joseph Pearce: Crisis Magazine, August 10, 2013 (Review by Bruno Moreno Ramos)
  5. From Skinhead Bulldog to Catholic Man of Letters: The Catholic World Report, September 6, 2013 (by Carrie Gress)
Buy Pearce's Race With the Devil—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Feargal Mac Ionnrachtaigh's Language, Resistance and Revival: Republican Prisoners and the Irish Language in the North of Ireland

  1. Fergal MacIonnrachtaigh's 'Language, Resistance & Revival'; Book Review: SluggerOToole.com, December 20, 2013 (by John L. Murphy)
  2. New book examines the role of former prisoners in developing Irish language: Strabane Chronicle
  3. Ex-prisoners in new Irish book: Derry Journal, August 9, 2013
  4. Feargal unveils his new labour of love: Belfast Media, April 12, 2013
  5. "Language, Resistance and Revival" book to be launched in New York and Boston: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, April 23, 2013
Buy Mac Ionnrachtaigh's Language, Resistance and Revival—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Toby Harnden's Bandit Country

  1. Journalist 'absolutely vindicated' by Smithwick findings: The Irish Times, December 7, 2013 (by Simon Carswell)
  2. Bandit Country by Toby Harnden - Review: Irish Republican History & Remembrance, April 19, 2013 (review by Padraig Antoine)
  3. Republican Not Bandit Country: The Blanket, March 23, 2003 (by Anthony McIntyre)
  4. Even account of the Northern issues: Sunday Business Post, December 23, 2000 (review by Daire O'Brien) — link dead
Buy Harnden's Bandit Country—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Simon Cursey's MRF Shadow Troop: The untold true story of top secret British military intelligence undercover operations in Belfast, Northern Ireland, 1972-1974

  1. He Who Dares Sins: The Pensive Quill, December 1, 2013 (review by Alec McCrory)
  2. Ex-soldier's book claims Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams and Martin McGuinness were on list to 'shoot-on-sight': Belfast Telegraph, November 18, 2013(by Henry McDonald)
  3. Exposed – The army black ops squad ordered to murder IRA's top 'players': Daily Mail, November 16, 2013 (by Simon Cursey)
  4. The 'murder and mayhem' squad – Shocking new revelations by former undercover soldier who carried out 'shoot first, ask questions later' attacks on IRA terrorists for the British Army: Daily Mail, December 22, 2012 (by Mark Nicol)
Buy Cursey's MRF Shadow Troop—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Pat Leahy's The Price of Power: Inside Ireland's Crisis Coalition

  1. The Price of Power – Inside Ireland's Crisis Coalition, by Pat Leahy: The Irish Times, September 28, 2013 (review by Fintan O'Toole)
  2. Fianna Fáil's failure to confront its internal divisions on partition: The Irish Times (review by Diarmaid Ferriter)
  3. Labour defiant as Burton 'rift' claims mount: Evening Herald, September 9, 2013 (by Cormac Murphy)
  4. Queen's Irish Visit Was Nearly Cancelled Due To "Credible" Bomb Threats: Daily Beast, September 9, 2013 (by Tom Sykes)
Buy Leahy's The Price of Power—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Tim Pat Coogan's The Famine Plot: England's Role in Ireland's Greatest Tragedy

  1. Ireland's Great Famine 'was British genocide' claims Tim Pat Coogan: Irish Post, November 7, 2013 (by Robert Mulhern)
  2. Polemic without plausibility: The Irish Times, January 18, 2013 (review by Peter Gray)
  3. Proving the Irish Famine was genocide by the British – Tim Pat Coogan moves Famine history on to a new plane: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, December 4, 2012 (by Niall O'Dowd)
  4. 'The Famine Plot: England's Role in Ireland's Greatest Tragedy' by Tim Pat Coogan and 'The Graves are Walking: The Great Famine and the Saga of the Irish People' by John Kelly: Washington Post, January 12, 2012 (review by Peter Behrens)
  5. Exclusive Interview with Tim Pat Coogan – A policy of ethnic cleansing? Who's to blame for the Irish Famine?: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, December 8, 2012 (by Cahir O'Doherty)
Buy Coogan's The Famine Plot—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

James Lyttleton's The Jacobean Plantations in Seventeenth-century Offaly: An archaeology of a changing world

  1. New book on Offaly plantation published: Offaly Express, September 27, 2013 (review by Damian Moran)
Buy Lyttleton's The Jacobean Plantations in Seventeenth-century Offaly—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Elaine Byrne's Political Corruption in Ireland 1922-2010: A Crooked Harp?

  1. Crooked harp: Village Magazine, July 2, 2012 (review by Michael Smith)
  2. State of corruption – power and impunity: The Irish Times, June 2, 2012 (review by Fintan O'Toole)
  3. Seeds of the Irish crisis were sown long ago: Financial Times, June 3, 2012 (review by David Gardner)
  4. A state sullied by years of dig-outs, cronyism and bribes: Belfast Telegraph, April 29, 2012
  5. Republican ideals crumble to dust: Irish Examiner, May 2, 2012 (review by Colette Browne)
Buy Byrne's Political Corruption in Ireland 1922-2010—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Andrew Davis's City of Gangs: Glasgow and the Rise of the British Gangster

  1. I've spent 15 years of my life with Glasgow gangs: Glasgow Evening Times
Buy Davis' City of Gangs—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Patrick Melvin's Estates and Landed Society in Galway

  1. The pursuit of love among Galway's landed society: Galway Advertiser, February 14, 2013 (review by Ronnie O'Gorman)
  2. The Galway gentry – a caste apart: The Irish Times, July 2, 2013 (review by Charles Lysaght)
Buy Melvin's Estates and Landed Society in Galway—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Fergus Mulligan's William Dargan: 1799-1867

  1. History of Irish railway construction synonymous with William Dargan: Irish Examiner, September 14, 2013 (review by William J Smyth)
Buy Mulligan's William Dargan—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

James Durney's The War of Independence in Kildare

  1. 'The War of Independence in Kildare' book launch by Naas author: Leinster Leader, August 1, 2013 (by Paul O’Meara)
Buy Dursey's The War of Independence in Kildare—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Graham Spencer's Protestant Identity and Peace in Northern Ireland

  1. Graham Spencer's Protestant Identity and Peace in Northern Ireland: Can the Churches Contribute?: SluggerOToole.com, September 5, 2013 (review by Gladys Ganiel)
Buy Spencer's Race With the Devil—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Shaun McDaid's Template for Peace: Northern Ireland, 1972-75

  1. Hidden light during Ulster's dark time: Huddersfield Daily Examiner, September 4, 2013 (by Neil Atkinson)
Buy McDaid's Template for Peace—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Adrian Kerr's Free Derry Protest and Resistance

  1. Book Review – Free Derry: Protest and Resistance: CultureNorthernIreland.org, February 22, 2013 (review by John Gray)
  2. 'A profoundly revolutionary struggle': Derry Journal, January 29, 2013
  3. Free Derry – Protest & Resistance: Derry Journal, January 23, 2013
Buy Kerr's Free Derry Protest and Resistance—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Brian Crowley's Patrick Pearse: A Life in Pictures

  1. Pearse's heroic sideways pose? He did it to hide embarrassing squint: Irish Independent, August 24, 2013 (review by John Spain)
Buy Crowley's Patrick Pearse—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Oliver Crilly's The Great Irish Crosses: Meaning and Mystery

  1. The Great Irish Crosses – Meaning and Mystery: Independent Catholic News, July 31, 2013
Buy Crilly's The Great Irish Crosses—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Fintan O'Toole's Up the Republic

  1. Paperback review: Up the Republic! Towards a New Ireland, Edited by Fintan O'Toole: Independent on Sunday, July 20, 2013
  2. Can we build a real republic?: The Irish Times, November 24, 2012 (review by Diarmaid Ferriter)
Buy O'Toole's Up the Republic—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Stephen Kelly's Fianna Fáil, Partition and Northern Ireland, 1926-1971

  1. Disjointed narrative on Fianna Fáil and partition: Irish Examiner, July 13, 2013 (review by Ryle Dwyer)
  2. Absolute power: Irish News, July 18, 2013 (by AP Maginness)
Buy Kelly's Fianna Fáil, Partition and Northern Ireland, 1926-1971—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

James Griffin's Daniel Mannix: Beyond the Myths

  1. The Irish bishop who ruled Melbourne: Sydney Morning Herald, July 27, 2013 (review by Morag Fraser)
Buy Griffin's Daniel Mannix: Beyond the Myths—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Billy Kennedy's They Sailed from Londonderry: The Ulster-Scots Who Helped Create the United States of America

  1. New book charts Derry's Ulster-Scots emigration: Derry Journal, July 6, 2013
Buy Kennedy's They Sailed from Londonderry—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Andrew Walsh's From Hope to Hatred: Voices of the Falls Curfew

  1. Stickies, Provos and the 'genius' of Sir Ian Freeland: Galway Advertiser, July 4, 2013
Buy Walsh's From Hope to Hatred—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Brian Lacey's Saint Columba: His Life and Legacy

  1. Saint Columba: His Life and Legacy by Brian Lacey: Independent Catholic News, June 24, 2013
Buy Lacey's Saint Columba—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Eileen McGough's Diarmuid Lynch: His Life and Times

  1. Tracton's Irish hero: Irish Examiner, June 15, 2013 (review by Ryle Dwyer)
Buy McGough's Diarmuid Lynch—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Feargal Cochrane's Northern Ireland: The Reluctant Peace

  1. Northern Ireland's 'reluctant peace': Kent.ac.uk, April 24, 2013
  2. Northern Ireland – The Reluctant Peace by Feargal Cochrane: Times Higher Education, May 30, 2013 (review by Cheryl Lawther)
  3. Delving into our troubled past: Irish News, May 23, 2013 (by David Roy)
Buy Cochrane's Northern Ireland—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Seán Hillen's Melancholy Witness: Images of the Troubles

  1. Melancholy Witness – Images of the Troubles, by Seán Hillen: The Irish Times, June 8, 2013 (review by Frank Miller)
Buy Hillen's Melancholy Witness—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Jane O'Keefe's Voices From Great Houses of Cork and Kerry

  1. It's Downton . . . Irish-style: Irish Independent, May 4, 2013 (review by Joe Kennedy
  2. New book sheds light on dark deeds of republicanism: Sunday Independent, April 7, 2013 (by Jerome Reilly)
  3. Voices from the Great Houses are heard once more: Irish Examiner, April 8, 2013 (by Anne Lucey)
Buy O'Keefe's Voices From Great Houses of Cork and Kerry—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Ryle Dwyer's Michael Collins and the Civil War

  1. Sinn Féin on similar ground to Collins: StakeholderGroup.com, September 3, 2012 (by Tom Kelly)
  2. Collins showed poor judgment in a barrage of crises: Irish Examiner, July 3, 2012 (by Ryle Dwyer)
  3. Many killings were both brutal and unprovoked: Irish Examiner, July 3, 2012 (by Ryle Dwyer)
  4. Tit-for-tat – How Churchill used hostages as a bargaining chip for the release of policemen kidnapped in the North: Irish Examiner, July 3, 2012 (by Ryle Dwyer)
  5. Murder and kidnap all part of Collins's legacy: Irish Examiner, July 2, 2012 (by Ryle Dwyer)
Buy Dwyer's Michael Collins and the Civil War—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Joseph Wheelan's Terrible Swift Sword: The Life of General Philip H. Sheridan

  1. Book Review: Terrible Swift Sword – The Life of General Philip H. Sheridan: IrishAmericanCivilWar.com, May 26, 2013 (review by Damien Shiels)
  2. Terrible Swift Sword – The Life of General Philip H. Sheridan: Washington Independent Review of Books, (review by Robert Swan)
  3. Terrible Swift Sword – The Life of General Philip H. Sheridan: CivilWarNews.com, December 2012 (review by Jonathan A. Noyalas)
  4. Book Review: 'Terrible Swift Sword': Washington Times, January 21, 2013 (review by James Srodes)
Buy Wheelan's Terrible Swift Sword—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

John Brewer, David Mitchell & Gerard Leavey's Ex-Combatants, Religion, and Peace in Northern Ireland: The Role of Religion in Transitional Justice

  1. Book reveals if violence was for God or Ulster: Belfast Telegraph, May 15, 2013
Buy Brewer, Mitchell & Leavey's Ex-Combatants, Religion, and Peace in Northern Ireland—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Andrew Sneddon's Possessed by the Devil: The Real History of the Islandmagee Witches & Ireland's Only Witchcraft Mass Trial

  1. Hubble, bubble, toil and trouble ... in islandmagee: Belfast Telegraph, May 22, 2013 (by Andrew Sneddon)
Buy Sneddon's Possessed by the Devil—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

John Barratt's Battles for the Three Kingdoms: The Campaigns for England, Scotland and Ireland - 1689-92

  1. 'Battles for Three Kingdoms': A Review by John Bruton: TheWildGeese.com, May 7, 2013
Buy Barratt's Battles for the Three Kingdoms—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

John O'Beirne Ranelagh's A Short History of Ireland

  1. A Short History of Ireland, by John O'Beirne Ranelagh: The Irish Times, April 12, 2013 (review by Giles Newington)
Buy Ranelagh's A Short History of Ireland—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Catriona Crowe, Ronan Fanning, Michael Kennedy, Dermot Keogh, Eunan O'Halpin (editors) Documents on Irish Foreign Policy: Volume VIII, 1945-1948

  1. After the "Emergency" – Documents on Irish Foreign Policy, Vol VIII, 1945-1948: The Irish Times, March 23, 2013 (review by Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh)
Buy Documents on Irish Foreign Policy: Volume VIII, 1945-1948—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

David Blake Knox's Suddenly, While Abroad: Hitler's Irish Slaves

  1. The captured Irish sailors put to work building Nazi shipyards: The Irish Times, April 20, 2013 (review by Robert Gerwarth)
Buy Blake Knox's Suddenly, While Abroad—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Paul O'Brien's Shootout: The Battle For St Stephen's Green, 1916 (1916 in Focus)

  1. Citizens killed in 1916 a poignant reminder of city at war: Irish Independent, April 28, 2013 (by Paul O'Brien)
Buy O'Brien's Shootout—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

M. P. McCabe's For God and Ireland: The Fight for Moral Superiority in Ireland, 1922-1932

  1. For God and Ireland – The Fight for Moral Superiority in Ireland 1922-1932, by MP McCabe: The Irish Times, April 27, 2013 (review by Diarmaid Ferriter)
Buy McCabe's For God and Ireland—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Francis Devine (Editor) A Capital in Conflict: Dublin City and the 1913 Lockout

  1. A capital in conflict Dublin city and the 1913 Lockout – Published April 5th, 2013: The Cedar Lounge Revolution, March 25, 2013
Buy Devine's A Capital in Conflict—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Kieran Glennon's From Pogrom to Civil War: Tom Glennon and the Belfast IRA

  1. Belfast pogroms – did Michael Collins betray the North's Catholics?: Irish Independent, April 20, 2013
Buy Glennon's From Pogrom to Civil War—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Jude Collins' Whose Past is it Anyway?: The Easter Rising, the Ulster Covenant & the Battle of the Somme

  1. Interview – 'Citizenship I learnt from my father': TheJournal.ie, August 26, 2012 (by Robert Ballagh)
  2. Whose Past is it anyway?: IrishDiplomaticHistory.com (review by Andrew Haworth)
  3. Mad about history: Belfast Media, April 5, 2013 (by Jude Collins)
Buy Collins' Whose Past Is It Anyway?—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

J P Mallory's The Origins of the Irish

  1. Get Your Irish Up: National Review Online (John J Miller)
  2. Origins of the Irish species: The Irish Times, February 2, 2013 (review by Michael Ryan)
Buy Mallory's The Origins of the Irish—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Fintan O'Toole's Enough is Enough: v. 2: How to Build a New Republic

  1. Enough is Enough: How to Build a New Republic by Fintan O'Toole – review: The Observer, November 21, 2010 (review by Sean O'Hagan)
  2. A humbled Ireland looks to its roots: Financial Times, November 28, 2010 (review by David Gardner)
  3. Fintan O'Toole – pointing the way towards a new republic: Galway Advertiser, November 25, 2010 (by Charlie McBride)
  4. Packing a powerful punch: The Irish Times, November 6, 2010 (review by Joan Burton)
  5. Enough is Enough – How to Build a New Republic by Fintan O'Toole: The Observer, November 21, 2010 (review by Sean O'Hagan)
  6. Enough of the gombeen politics – it's time for a republican revolution: The Irish Times, October 30, 2010 (extract)
  7. Roy Keane motto adds kick to journalist's new book: The Irish Times, November 3, 2010 (by Deaglán de Bréadún)
Buy O'Toole's Enough is Enough: v. 2—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Liam Kennedy & Philip Ollerenshaw's Ulster Since 1600: Politics, Economy, and Society

  1. More than just Troubled: The Irish Times, February 23, 2013 (review by Jonathan Bardon)
Buy Kennedy & Ollerenshaw's Ulster Since 1600—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Neil Richardson's A Coward If I Return, a Hero If I Fall: Stories of Irishmen in World War I

  1. A Coward if I Return, a Hero if I Fall: WarBooksReview.com, November 16, 2010 (review by Richard S. Grayson
  2. We did forget but now we must put old ghosts to rest: Sunday Independent, October 17, 2010 (by Eoghan Harris)
Buy Richardson's A Coward If I Return, a Hero If I Fall—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Tim Newark's The Fighting Irish: The Story of the Extraordinary Irish Soldier

  1. The Fighting Irish – The Story of the Extraordinary Irish Soldier: HistoryExtra.com (review by Neil Hegarty)
  2. Military history: The Fighting Irish – The Story of the Extraordinary Irish Soldier by Tim Newark: Irish Independent, March 3, 2012
  3. How the 'Fighting Irish' took up arms on foreign shores: Belfast Telegraph, January 31, 2012
  4. The Wild Geese and other fighters: The Irish Times, March 17, 2012 (review by Fearghal McGarry)
  5. Soldiers of mixed fortune: Irish Examiner, February 16, 2012 (review by Richard Fitzpatrick)
Buy Newark's The Fighting Irish—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Brian McCarthy's The Civic Guard Mutiny

  1. Civic Guard Mutiny examined in new book: Clare Champion, December 6, 2012 (review by Carol Byrne)
Buy McCarthy's The Civic Guard Mutiny—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Matt Treacy's The Communist Party of Ireland 1921 - 2011

  1. Sorting through what was left of the new republic: The Irish Times, February 9, 2013 (review by Deaglán de Bréadún)
Buy Treacy's The Communist Party of Ireland 1921 - 2011—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Neil Richardson's Dark Times, Decent Men: Stories of Irishmen in World War II

  1. Dark Times, Decent Men: Stories of Irishmen in World War II by Neil Richardson: Blackpool Gazette, November 30, 2012 (review by Pam Norfolk)
  2. The remarkable life of Clare priest, Cornelius Sexton: Clare Champion, December 6, 2012
Buy Richardson's Dark Times, Decent Men—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Julieann Campbell's Setting the Truth Free: The Inside Story of the Bloody Sunday

  1. Two books on Bloody Sunday events share £5,000 literary prize: The Irish Times, March 2, 2013
  2. Bloody Sunday – the fight for truth: The Irish Times, February 25, 2012 (review by Tom Clonan)
  3. Late Late Show boost for new Sunday book: Derry Journal, January 25, 2012
Buy Campbell's Setting the Truth Free—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Douglas Murray's Bloody Sunday: Truths, Lies and the Saville Inquiry

  1. Two books on Bloody Sunday events share £5,000 literary prize: The Irish Times, March 2, 2013
  2. Bloody Sunday by Douglas Murray – review: The Guardian, November 13, 2012 (review by Ian Pindar)
  3. Douglas Murray   Bloody Sunday: Truth, Lies and the Saville Inquiry, Book Review: SluggerOToole.com, January 6, 2012 (review by Gladys Ganiel)
  4. Sunday, Bloody Sunday – a long day's journey into light: Daily Mail, December 15, 2011 (review by Peter Hitchens)
Buy Murray's Bloody Sunday—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Kevin Cullen & Shelley Murphy's Whitey Bulger: America's Most Wanted Gangster and the Manhunt That Brought Him to Justice

  1. Gangster's arms deal mission for Provos revealed: Belfast Telegraph, February 26, 2013 (by Jim Cusack)
  2. Whitey Bulger Bio Profiles Boston's Most Notorious Gangster: NPR.org, February 25, 2013
  3. 'Whitey' Bulger and the FBI deal that opened up Boston to the IRA: The Irish Times, February 23, 2013 (review by Ed Moloney)
Buy Cullen & Murphy's Whitey Bulger—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Paul Bew (Editor) A Yankee in de Valera's Ireland: The memoir of David Gray

  1. The tragedy of our moral isolationists: Sunday Independent, November 18, 2012 (by John-Paul McCarthy)
  2. An Irishman's Diary [A Yankee in De Valera's Ireland]: The Irish Times, January 18, 2013 (by Frank McNally)
  3. Envoy's memoirs recount U.S.-Irish tensions: Irish Echo, November 21, 2012
  4. The Emerald Curtain and the Emergency: The Irish Times, October 13, 2012 (review by Diarmaid Ferriter)
  5. Review: David Gray – A Yankee in De Valera's Ireland Edited by Paul Bew: Irish Independent, August 18, 2012 (review by Maurice Hayes)
Buy Bew's A Yankee in de Valera's Ireland—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Gerard Hogan's The Origins of the Irish Constitution 1928-1941

  1. Speech by the Taoiseach, Mr. Enda Kenny, T.D., at the launch of The Origins of the Irish Constitution 1928-1941: MerrionStreet.ie, September 13, 2012
  2. What constitutes a nation's values?: The Irish Times, September 15, 2012 (review by Carol Coulter)
Buy Hogan's The Origins of the Irish Constitution 1928-1941—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

John Gibney's The Shadow of a Year: The 1641 Rebellion in Irish History and Memory

  1. Who fears to speak of '41?: The Irish Times, March 2, 2013 (review by Micheál Ó Siochrú)
Buy Gibney's The Shadow of a Year—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Cormac Moore's The GAA v Douglas Hyde: The Removal of Ireland's First President as GAA Patron

  1. The president, the ban and the truly Gaelic Gaels: The Irish Times, February 9, 2013 (review by William Murphy)
Buy Moore's The GAA v Douglas Hyde—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Alan F. Parkinson's Friends in High Places: Ulster's Resistance to Irish Home Rule, 1912-14

  1. A fresh look at Home Rule: Irish News, September 29, 2013
Buy Parkinson's Friends in High Places—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

John Laird's Struggle to Be Heard: By a True Ulster Liberal

  1. John Laird for Christmas?: SluggerOToole.com, December 17, 2010 (by Brian Walker)
  2. Why are Russians so keen to learn about Ulster Scots?: The News Letter, December 4, 2012 (by Lord Laird)
Buy Laird's Struggle to Be Heard—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Paul Bew's Enigma: A New Life of Charles Stewart Parnell

  1. Jekyll and Hyde figure: The Spectator, November 26, 2011 (review by John-Paul McCarthy)
  2. Enigma: A New Life of Charles Stewart Parnell by Paul Bew: Sunday Independent, November 27, 2011 (review by Frank Callanan)
  3. Queen's academic Paul Bew is honoured at politics awards ceremony: Belfast Telegraph, December 6, 2012
  4. Cracking the mystery of Parnell?: The Irish Times, December 17, 2011 (review by Alan Titley)
  5. Like every politician, he was an enigma, but it was Parnell's strengths that caused his final fall: Irish Independent, October 15, 2011 (review by Maurice Hayes)
Buy Bew's Enigma—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

David Nasaw's The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy

  1. Joe Kennedy – The Hollywood Years: Irish America, February/March 2013 (by Tom Deignan)
  2. The Economics of Joseph P. Kennedy, The Kennedy Family's Patriarch: Forbes, January 8, 2013 (review by John Tamny)
  3. Family Guy: New York Times, November 18, 2012 (review by Christopher Buckley)
  4. 'The Patriarch' – The epic life of Joseph P. Kennedy, in full detail: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 11, 2012 (review by Michael D. Langan)
  5. Where the Myths Began: Wall Street Journal, November 17, 2012 (review by Edward Kosner)
  6. 'The Patriarch' by David Nasaw: Boston Globe, November 10, 2012 (review by Julia M. Klein)
  7. Just Wait Till Your Father Gets Home: New York Times, November 29, 2012 (review by Michiko Kakutani)
Buy Nasaw's The Patriarch—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Patricia Craig's A Twisted Root: Ancestral Entanglements in Ireland

  1. Who do you think you are?: The Irish Times, February 2, 2013 (review by Marianne Elliott)
  2. Cultural identity: Irish News, February 7, 2013 (review by David Roy)
Buy Craig's A Twisted Root—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Niall Whelehan's The Dynamiters: Irish Nationalism and Political Violence in the Wider World, 1867-1900

  1. A radical way to use the diaspora: The Irish Times, January 5, 2013 (review by David Fitzpatrick)
Buy Whelehan's The Dynamiters—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Marianne Quoirin's Töchter des Terrors: Die Frauen der IRA

  1. Brutstätte: Der Tagesspiegel, January 9, 2012 (review by Stefan Berkholz)
  2. Zwischen Abenteuerlust und terroristischer Familientradition: DRRadio.de, January 2, 2011 (review by Brigitte Baetz)
Buy Quoirin's Töchter des Terrors—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Bernard Kelly's Returning Home: Irish Ex-Servicemen After the Second World War

  1. Essential contribution to honouring Ireland's World War II volunteers: Irish Examiner, December 29, 2012 (review by Geoffrey Roberts)
Buy Kelly's Returning Home—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Mark McShane's Neutral Shores: Ireland and the Battle of the Atlantic

  1. Story behind WWII landings around Kerry: The Kerryman, September 26, 2012 (by Ryle Dwyer)
Buy McShane's Neutral Shores—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Mark McCarthy's Ireland's 1916 Rising: Explorations of History-making, Commemoration & Heritage in Modern Times (Heritage, Culture and Identity)

  1. Galway academic launches book on the 1916 Rising and its influence: Galway Advertiser, December 20, 2012
Buy McCarthy's Ireland’s 1916 Rising—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

S J Connolly (Ed) Belfast 400: People, Place and History

  1. Pages of Belfast's history unveiled: UTV, January 24, 2013
Buy Connolly's Belfast 400—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Diarmaid Ferriter's Ambiguous Republic: Ireland in the 1970s

  1. How we changed . . . and stayed the same: The Irish Times, November 10, 2012 (review by Colm Tóibín)
  2. Power surge in retrospect: Irish Examiner, November 2, 2012 (by Diarmaid Ferriter)
  3. Ineffectual '70s left us with mountain to climb: Irish Examiner, November 17, 2012 (review by Alan Dukes)
  4. Prof Diarmaid Ferriter's new book on Ireland in the 1970s: Evening Herald, October 23, 2012
  5. Ireland in the 1970s – a powerful new book by historian Diarmuid Ferriter: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, November 2, 2012 (by Richard Fitzpatrick)
  6. 1970s Ireland – when old ideas met new affluence: The Irish Times, October 27, 2012 (extract)
Buy Ferriter's Ambiguous Republic—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

W J McCormack's Dublin 1916: The French Connection

  1. Did Easter 1916 have that je ne sais quoi?: The Irish Times, January 26, 2012 (review by Charles Townshend)
Buy McCormack's Dublin 1916—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Adrian Grant's Irish Socialist Republicanism, 1909-36

  1. Historian tracks path of Irish radicalism: Derry Journal, November 2, 2012
Buy Grant's Irish Socialist Republicanism, 1909-36—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Cormac O'Malley's The Men Will Talk to Me: Kerry Interviews by Ernie O'Malley (Ernie O'Malley Series)

  1. Fighting talk: Irish Examiner, December 8, 2012 (review by Ryle Dwyer)
  2. Read Me – 'They wiped up the blood' – first-hand stories from the battle for independence: TheJournal.ie, July 1, 2012
  3. Voices of the fighters from Independence and Civil War brought back to life: Evening Herald, July 2, 2012
Buy O'Malley's The Men Will Talk to Me—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

David McKittrick and David McVea's Making Sense of the Troubles: A History of the Northern Ireland Conflict

  1. The North: Making Sense of the Troubles – A History of the Northern Ireland by Conflict David McKittrick and David McVea: Irish Independent, October 8, 2012 (review by Maurice Hayes)
Buy McKittrick & McVea's Making Sense of the Troubles—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Pádraig Yeates' City in Turmoil: Dublin 1919-21

  1. A city under maximum pressure: The Irish Times, December 8, 2013 (review by Catriona Crowe)
Buy Yeates' City in Turmoil—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

John Kelly's The Graves Are Walking: The Great Famine and the Saga of the Irish People

  1. 'The Famine Plot: England's Role in Ireland's Greatest Tragedy' by Tim Pat Coogan and 'The Graves are Walking: The Great Famine and the Saga of the Irish People' by John Kelly: Washington Post, January 12, 2012 (review by Peter Behrens)
  2. Book Review – 'The Graves Are Walking': Washington Times, December 20, 2012 (review by Aram Bakshian Jr)
  3. The Graves Are Walking – The History Of The Great Irish Famine: The Irish Times, December 1, 2012 (review by Carlo Gébler)
  4. New book paints most complete picture yet of Great Famine: Irish Independent, September 3, 2012 (review by John Spain)
  5. Did Irish leader Daniel O'Connell help make the Famine happen? – "Graves are Walking" book tells powerful Irish Famine truths: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, September 14, 2012 (review Niall O'Dowd)
  6. Weekend books – 'Great Famine,' 'Lionel Asbo': Pensacola Business Journal, August 24, 2012
Buy Kelly's The Graves Are Walking—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Ciaran MacAirt's Mcgurk's Bar Bombing

  1. New book launched on 1971 bombing of Belfast bar which killed 15: InsideIreland.ie, December 5, 2012 (review by Ciarán Hanna)
  2. McGurk's bombing book launched: Belfast Telegraph, December 4, 2012
  3. Book Review – The McGurk's Bar Bombing: SluggerOToole.com, October 11, 2012 (John Ó Néill)
Buy MacAirt's Mcgurk's Bar Bombing—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

The Republican's The Irish Legacy (Springfield Heritage)

  1. Release party for 'Irish Legacy' release attracts crowd of 100 for baked potatoes and book signing: Springfield Republican, December 18, 2012
Buy The Irish Legacy—in US$ Or in CDN$
____________________________

    

Sam Trotter's Constabulary Heroes 1826 – 2009: Incorporating RUC GC / PSNI

  1. Remembering our Constabulary heroes: The News Letter, December 19, 2012
Buy Trotter's Constabulary Heroes 1826 – 2009—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

John Downing's Enda Kenny: The Unlikely Taoiseach

  1. Enda Kenny – The Unlikely Taoiseach: The Irish Times, December 1, 2012 (review by Geraldine Kennedy)
Buy Downing's Enda Kenny—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

David A. Wilson's Thomas D'Arcy Mcgee: The Extreme Moderate, 1857-1868

  1. Author Interview – David Wilson on the life of Thomas D'arcy McGee: CTV, November 24, 2011
  2. Thomas D'Arcy McGee, Volume 2 – The Extreme Moderate, 1857–1868: Quill & Quire, September 2011 (review by Megan Moore Burns)
  3. A confederate felled by Fenians: The Irish Times, June 16, 2012 (review by Brendan Ó Cathaoir)
  4. Fathers of a resilient country: Montreal Gazette, October 22, 2011 (review by Neil Cameron)
Buy Wilson's Thomas D'Arcy Mcgee—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

John Crowley, William J. Smyth & Mike Murphy (Editors) Atlas of the Great Irish Famine

  1. New Irish Famine Atlas includes voyage by Captain Robert Bennet Forbes: Sampan.org, November 19, 2012 (review by Ling-Mei Wong)
  2. The Great Irish Famine revisited: The Spectator, November 12, 2012 (review by George Chamier)
  3. Mapping our Famine past: Irish News, October 11, 2012 (review by A P McGuinness)
  4. Famine atlas shortlisted for book award: The Irish Times, October 26, 2012 (by Louise Roseingrave)
  5. John Reid – Of faith, Hoops and charity: The Scotsman, October 10, 2012 (extract by John Reid)
  6. The long shadow of the Great Hunger: The Irish Times, September 1, 2012 (review by Kevin Whelan)
  7. Mapping the wounds of the Great Famine: The Irish Times, August 24, 2012 (by Mike Murphy)
Buy Crowley, Smyth & Murphy's Atlas of the Great Irish Famine—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

David A. Wilson's Thomas D'Arcy McGee, Volume 1: Passion, Reason, and Politics, 1825-1857

  1. Thomas D'Arcy McGee: passion, reason, and politics, 1825–1857, vol. I: History Ireland, November/December 2008 (review by Pat Murphy)
  2. Thomas D'Arcy McGee – Canada's Celtic Martyr: Ireland Connections Canada, June 2009 (review by Brian Hurley)
Buy Wilson's Thomas D'Arcy McGee, Volume 1—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Anthony Murphy's Newgrange: Monument to Immortality

  1. Newgrange stone age builders first to believe in life after death says new book: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, November 6, 2012 (by Jane Walsh)
Buy Murphy's Newgrange—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Obrien Press series Sixteen Lives

  1. Revolutionary road – the 1916 leaders: The Irish Times, May 19, 2012 (review by Charles Townshend)
Buy the series Sixteen Lives—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Andrew Sanders' Times of Troubles: Britain's War in Northern Ireland

  1. The Scottish soldiers dogged by accusations of sectarianism: Scottish Review, August 7, 2012 (review by Alasdair McKillop)
  2. The line of fire – The role of Scottish troops in the Troubles: The Scotsman, June 5, 2012 (review by Dani Garavellie)
Buy Sanders' Times of Troubles—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Declan Dunne's Peter's Key: Peter de Loughrey and the Fight for Irish Independence

  1. Author calls Hogan to book over bold launch appearance: Irish Examiner, October 19, 2012 (by Noel Baker)
  2. Peter's Key – Peter DeLoughrey and the Fight for Irish Independence: Kilkenny People, September 28, 2012
Buy Dunnes's Peter's Key—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Eoin Bourke's Poor Green Erin: German Travel Writers' Narratives on Ireland from Before the 1798 Rising to After the Great Famine Texts Edited, Translated and Annotated by Eoin Bourke

  1. Visitors to a country in ruins: The Irish Times, September 22, 2012 (review by Adrian Frazier)
Buy Kelly's Poor Green Erin—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

John Bew's Castlereagh: From Englightenment to Tyranny

  1. The Irish Machiavelli: Wall St Journal, September 22, 2012 (review by William Anthony Hay)
  2. Castlereagh – From Enlightenment to Tyranny by John Bew: Daily Telegraph, November 14, 2011 (review by Tristram Hunt)
  3. Statesman or scourge?: The Irish Times, October 29, 2011 (review by Martin Mansergh)
  4. A bogey man for Irish Nationalists who redrew the map of Europe: Irish Independent, October 22, 2011 (review by Maurice Hayes)
Buy Bew's Castlereagh—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Simon Prince's Northern Ireland's '68: Civil Rights, Global Revolt And the Origins of the Troubles

  1. Northern Ireland's '68: Irish Democrat, August 27, 2008 (review by David Granville)

Buy Prince's Northern Ireland's '68—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Jane Ohlmeyer's Making Ireland English - The Irish Aristocracy in the Seventeenth Century

  1. Survival of the lordliest: The Irish Times, September 15, 2012 (review by Nicholas Canny)
Buy Ohlmeyer's Making Ireland English—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Bryan Fanning's An Irish Century: Studies 1912-2012

  1. A catholic collection of essays on Ireland: The Irish Times, July 28, 2012 (review by Diarmaid Ferriter)
Buy Fanning's An Irish Century—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Sonja Tiernan's Eva Gore-Booth: An Image of Such Politics

  1. All about Eva – new book on the life of Eva Gore-Booth: Irish Post, July 2, 2012 (by Siobhan Breatnach)
  2. Biography of Eva Gore-Booth to be launched: Sligo Champion, May 16, 2012
Buy Tiernan's Eva Gore-Booth: An Image of Such Politics—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Paul O'Brien's Crossfire: The Battle of the Four Courts, 1916 (1916 in Focus)

  1. Horror and humour found in crossfire: Belfast Media, May 17, 2012 (review by Jude Collins)
Buy O'Brien's Crossfire—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Roisín Higgins' Transforming 1916: Meaning, Memory and the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Easter Rising

  1. Challenging myths and underlining tensions: Irish Examiner, May 26, 2012 (review by Diarmaid Ferriter)
Buy Higgins' Transforming 1916—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Kevin McCarra's Celtic: A Biography in Nine Lives

  1. Scottish blood, Irish heart: The Irish Times, April 7, 2012 (review by Damian Cullen)
Buy McCarra's Political Corruption in Ireland 1922-2010—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Stephen Walker's Hide and Seek: A Dramatic True Story of Rivalry, Survival and Forgiveness During WWII

  1. WWII Biography – The Priest Who Defied Nazi Command: Huffington Post, May 9, 2012 (by Stephen Walker)
  2. The Irish priest who saved thousands of Jews from the Nazis' death camps: Irish Examiner, April 23, 2011 (review by Brian O'Grady)
  3. The priest who converted his enemy: Catholic Herald, April 13, 2011 (by Stephen Walker)
  4. The heroic Vatican priest who ran rings round a Nazi colonel: Daily Mail, April 7, 2011 (review by Peter Lewis)
Buy Walker's Hide and Seek—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Leonard Halliwell's The Khaki Revolutionary

  1. Soldier from Fairfield publishes new book about Northern Ireland: Warrington Guardian, April 23, 2012
Download Halliwell's The Khaki Revolutionary—in US$ {Kindle} Or in UK£ Or in €
____________________________

    

Robert Widders' The Emperor's Irish Slaves: Prisoners of the Japanese During the Second World War

  1. 'Emperor's Irish Slaves' launched: The Irish Times, February 29, 2012
Buy Widders' The Emperor's Irish Slaves—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Jack Gillespie & Tom Seigrest's SAS WARLORD: Shoot to Kill

  1. SAS Warlord Delves Into the Covert War in Northern Ireland: OttawaCitizen.com, February 25, 2012 (review by David Pugliese)
  2. Adams was 'seconds from death in SAS OP'- Soldier claims British plot: Daily Mirror (by Victoria McMahon), June 21, 2010
  3. Britain's 'secret plot to kill Gerry Adams': Western Mail, April 4, 2009 (by Martin Shipton)
Buy Gillespie & Seigrest's SAS Warlord—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Francis Stuart Ross' Smashing H-Block

  1. Smashing H-Block: ThePensiveQuill.am, April 28, 2012 (review by Sandy Boyer)
  2. Smashing H-Block: Derry Journal, January 25, 2012 (review by Eamonn McCann)
  3. How ordinary people really shaped the events of 1981: Belfast Telegraph, January 13, 2011 (by Eamonn McCann)
  4. Smashing H-Block: BobbySandsTrust.com, November 4, 2011 (review by Gerry O'Hare)
  5. H-Block era bigger than civil rights: Derry Journal, September 23, 2011
Buy Ross' Smashing H-Block—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

David Fitzpatrick's Solitary and Wild: Frederick MacNeice and the Salvation of Ireland. David Fitzpatrick

  1. Remembering Frederick MacNeice, man of faith and paragon of peace: Belfast Telegraph, April 22, 2012
Buy Fitzpatrick's Solitary and Wild—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Brian M Walker's A Political History of the Two Irelands: From Partition to Peace

  1. A Political History of the Two Irelands – From Partition to Peace: The Irish Times, April 14, 2012 (review by Joe Breen)
Buy Walker's A Political History of the Two Irelands—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Peter Taylor's Talking to Terrorists: A Personal Journey from the IRA to Al Qaeda

  1. Book review – Talking to terrorists: Daily News & Analysis (Mumbai), April 8, 2012 (review by Faizur Rahman)
  2. Talking to Terrorists by Peter Taylor – review: Guardian.co.uk, September 13, 2011 (review by Ian Pindar)
  3. Talking to Terrorists – Peter Taylor (EIBF Review): Edinburgh Guide, August 20, 2011 (review by Allan Alstead)
  4. Talking to Terrorists, By Peter Taylor: The Independent, April 15, 2011 (review by David McKittrick)
  5. Compromise starts with a conversation: Sunday Business Post, April 10, 2011 (review by Andrew Lynch)
  6. Brokers of the endgame: Belfast Telegraph, April 9, 2011 (review by Maurice Hayes)
  7. Looking terror in the eye: Irish Examiner, April 2, 2011 (by Richard Fitzpatrick)
  8. Talking to Terrorists – A Personal Journey from the IRA to Al Qaeda by Peter Taylor: The Scotsman, March 11, 2011 (review by Roger Hutchinson)
Buy Taylor's Talking to Terrorists—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Jim Maher's The Oath is Dead and Gone

  1. Triumph and tragedy the legacy of controversial oath of allegiance: Irish Examiner, February 4, 2012 (review by Ryle Dwyer)
  2. A turbulent time in Irish history exposed by Jim Maher: Kilkenny People, November 21, 2011
Buy Maher's The Oath is Dead and Gone—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Ryan Tubridy's JFK in Ireland: Four Days that Changed a President

  1. Tubridy book completes its own circle: Irish Echo, March 28, 2012
  2. New books recall JFK's trip to Ireland and best New England crime stories of 2011: Boston Globe, January 8, 2012 (review by Jan Gardner)
Buy Tubridy's JFK in Ireland—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Neil Hegarty's Story of Ireland

  1. "The Story of Ireland – A History of the Irish People" by Neil Hegarty: Washington Post, March 12, 2012 (review by Jonathan Yardley)
  2. Lost on the way home – The Story of Ireland: Belfast Telegraph, March 9, 2011 (review by Diarmaid Ferriter)
  3. An impressive sweep of centuries of Irish history: Sunday Independent, March 6, 2011 (review by Eamon Delaney)
Buy Hegarty's Story of Ireland—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Kevin Rafter's Irish Journalism before Independence: More a Disease than a Profession

  1. An insurrection in print: The Irish Times, January 7, 2012 (review by Luke Gibbons)
Buy Rafter's Irish Journalism before Independence: More a Disease than a Profession—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Lee Smithey's Unionists, Loyalists, and Conflict Transformation in Northern Ireland (Studies in Strategic Peacebuilding)

  1. Unionists, Loyalists, and Conflict Transformation. A book about how things are changing.: SluggerOToole.com, March 12, 2012
Buy Smithey's Unionists, Loyalists, and Conflict Transformation in Northern Ireland—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

John D. Brewer, Gareth I. Higgins & Francis Teeney's Religion, Civil Society, and Peace in Northern Ireland

  1. Untold story is finally told: Belfast Media, January 3, 2012 (by Francesca Ryan)
Buy Brewer, Higgins & Teeney's Religion, Civil Society, and Peace in Northern Ireland—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Colm Keena's Bertie: Power and Money

  1. True tale of the Teflon taoiseach: The Irish Times, October 29, 2011 (review by Olivia O'Leary)
Buy Keena's Bertie—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Richard Wilson's Inside the Divide: One City, Two Teams ... The Old Firm

  1. Inside the Divide – One City, Two Teams... The Old Frm by Richard Wilson: The Observer, January 8, 2012 (review by Kevin McKenna)
Buy Wilson's Inside the Divide—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Peter Hain's Outside In

  1. Hain reveals his tactics at the heart of peace process: The News Letter, January 23, 2012
  2. Outside In by Peter Hain – review: Guardian.co.uk, January 26, 2012 (review by John Kampfner)
  3. Agreement with Adams over release of bomber: The News Letter, January 23, 2012
  4. Peter Hain's Outside In – power, politics – and some praise: BBC, January 23, 2012 (review by David Cornock)
Buy Hain's Outside In—in US$ (KINDLE) Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Paddy O'Hanlon's End of Term Report

  1. Mullaghbawn man's autobiography reveals truth behind Good Friday Agreement: The Cross Examiner, October 25, 2011 (review by Brónagh Murphy)
Buy O'Hanlon's End of Term Report—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Padraig Og O Ruairc's Revolution – A Photographic history of Revolutionary Ireland, 1913-1923

  1. Revolution – A Photographic history of Revolutionary Ireland, 1913-1923: Pue's Occurrences, November 9, 2011 (review by Orla Fitzpatrick)
Buy O Ruairc's Revolution—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Martyn Frampton's Legion of the Rearguard: Dissident Irish Republicanism

  1. Legion of the Rearguard – Dissident Irish Republicanism by Martyn Frampton, Book Review: SluggerOToole.com, November 8, 2011 (review by Gladys Ganiel)
Buy Frampton's Legion of the Rearguard—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Jonathan Bardon's Plantation of Ulster

  1. How the plantations sowed their bitter seeds: Irish Independent, January 14, 2011 (review by Maurice Hayes)
Buy Bardon's Plantation of Ulster—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Tim McGrath's John Barry: An American Hero in the Age of Sail

  1. John Barry-An American Hero in the Age of Sail by Tim McGrath: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, July 12, 2011 (by Bill Kelly)
  2. His Brother's Keeper – Commodore John Barry, Father of the American Navy: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, March 10, 2011 (by Tim McGrath)
  3. The Revolutionary War's Other Naval Hero: Wall Street Journal, June 5, 2010 (review by Aram Bakshian)
  4. An American hero time forgot: Philadelphia Inquirer, July 18, 2010 (review by Edward Colimore)
Buy McGrath's John Barry—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Bryce Evans' Sean Lemass – Democratic Dictator

  1. The root of Fianna Fáil cronyism: Irish Examiner, December 31, 2011 (review by Karen Funnell)
  2. Sean Lemass – Democratic Dictator by Bryce Evans: Sunday Independent, September 18, 2011 (review by Eamon Delaney)
  3. Saint or sinner?: The Irish Times, October 1, 2011 (review by Harry McGee)
  4. Lemass's ruthless streak laid bare: Sunday Business Post, September 25, 2011 (review by Dermot Bolger)
Buy Evans' Sean Lemass – Democratic Dictator—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

James W. McAuley, Jonathan Tonge & Andrew Mycock's Loyal to the Core?: Orangeism and Britishness in Northern Ireland

  1. Order poll on Catholic 'IRA sympathy': UTV Internet, November 22, 2011
  2. New book reveals what Orange Order really thinks: The News Letter, November 21, 2011
Buy McAuley, Tonge & Mycock's Loyal to the Core?—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Liam Carson's Call Mother A Lonely field

  1. Review – Call Mother a Lonely Field by Liam Carson: Irish Independent
  2. Call Mother a Lonely Field: Irish Examiner, May 1, 2010 (review by Dan McCarthy)
  3. The healing rivers beneath the fourth green field: Sunday Independent, March 7, 2010 (by Eoghan Harris)
Buy Carson's Call Mother A Lonely field—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Edward Daly's A Troubled See: Memoirs of a Derry Bishop

  1. Daly's insight into the enduring power of Christian life: Belfast Telegraph, December 4, 2011
  2. Daly takes fellow bishops to task: National Catholic Register, November 28, 2011 (review by Desmond Fisher)
  3. Bishop Daly book bound for the USA: Derry Journal, November 13, 2011
  4. Why there's more to Bishop Daly than the celibacy row: Belfast Telegraph, September 22, 2011 (by Alf McCreary)
Buy Daly's A Troubled See—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Michael Kerr's The Destructors: The Story of Northern Ireland's Lost Peace Process

  1. The Destructors – The Story of Northern Ireland's Lost Peace Process: LSE.ac.uk, November 27, 2011 (review by Bill Kissane)
Buy Kerr's The Destructors—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Noel Whelan's Fianna Fáil: A Biography of the Party

  1. Fianna Fáil – the life and role of the party: The Irish Times, December 10, 2011 (review by John Bowman)
Buy Whelan's Fianna Fáil—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Ruan O'Donnell's Special Category: The IRA in English Prisons, Vol. 1: 1968-1978

  1. Review – Special Category: The IRA in English Prisons Vol 1: 1968-1978. By Ruán O'Donnell: Camden New Journal, December 15, 2011 (review by Peter Beresford Ellis)
  2. Book casts new light on Ireland's dark past: Sydney Morning Herald, November 26, 2011 (review by Karen Kissane)
Buy O'Donnell's Special Category—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Garret Fitzgerald's Just Garret: Tales from the Political Front Line

  1. Biography – Just Garret by Garret Fitzgerald: Irish Independent, November 19, 2011 (review by Ewan MacKenna)
  2. FitzGerald's political strife and family life: The Irish Times, October 22, 2011 (review by Patrick Honohan)
  3. How Irish suburbia became focus of Soviet spy network: Sunday Independent, December 19, 2010 (by Liam Collins)
  4. What a life: The Irish Times, December 18, 2010 (by Olivia O'Leary)
  5. Time for Garret to start a new chapter: Irish Independent, December 18, 2010 (by John Cooney)
Buy Fitzgerald's Just Garret—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

David C Burt & Craig L Barry's Supplier to the Confederacy: Peter Tait & Co, Limerick

  1. Supplier to the Confederacy, Peter Tait & Co, Limerick: Irish in the American Civil War, October 3, 2011 (review by Damian Shiels)
Buy Burt & Barry's Supplier to the Confederacy—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Anthony McIntyre's Good Friday: The Death of Irish Republicanism

  1. "Good Friday. The death of Irish Republicanism" by Anthony McIntyre – a review: SluggerOToole.com
  2. Days Like These…: Verbal Magazine, Issue 22 (review by Sam Millar)
  3. Death of the dream?: Tribune Magazine (UK), November 26, 2008 (review by John Coulter)
  4. Political three-card shuffle or surrender by republicans?: The News Letter, November 18, 2008 (by Liam Clarke)
  5. Blanket dissent in the ranks: The Irish Times, November 8, 2008 (by Gerry Moriarty)
  6. The new Good Book for all Unionists: (from the Irish Daily Star, November 10, 2008, by John Coulter)
  7. A peace of their minds: Boston Globe, November 6, 2008 (by Kevin Cullen)
  8. Why the IRA lost its long and futile battle: The Sunday Times, August 10, 2008 (by Liam Clarke)
Buy McIntyre's Good Friday—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

David Vance's Unionism Decayed: 1997 – 2007

  1. "Unionism Decayed 1997-2007" by David Vance – book review: SluggerOToole.com, November 13, 2011
  2. Dissenter of attention: Sunday Tribune, August 31, 2008 (by Suzanne Breen)
Buy Vance's Unionism Decayed—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Cormac O'Malley (Editor) Broken Landscapes: Selected Letters of Ernie O’Malley

  1. Portrait of a revolutionary afterlife: The Irish Times, November 12, 2011 (review by Caoimhe Nic Dháibhéid)
Buy O'Malley's Broken Landscapes—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Francis A. Boyle's United Ireland, Human Rights and International Law

  1. Francis A. Boyle's United Ireland, Human Rights and International Law: Salem (OR) News, October 31, 2011
Buy Boyle's United Ireland, Human Rights and International Law—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Kevin Myers's Watching the Door: A Memoir 1971-1978

  1. Kevin Myers' 'Watching the Door': SluggerOToole.com, November 3, 2011 (review by John L Murphy)
  2. Watching the Door: The Observer, March 1, 2009 (review by Robert McCrum)
  3. Watching the Door – Cheating Death in 1970s Belfast: The Observer, February 22, 2009 (review by Ian Pindar)
  4. Testimonies from the Troubles: The Observer, May 27, 2008 (by Andrew Anthony)
  5. Guns and girls: The Guardian, April 19, 2008 (review by Chris Petit)
  6. Watching the Door, by Kevin Myers – Staying alive in Belfast's dark age: The Independent, March 7, 2008 (review by Patricia Craig)
  7. Watching The Door – Cheating Death In 1970s Belfast, by Kevin Myers: The Times, March 22, 2008 (review by Andrew Mueller)
  8. A tale of the Troubles: Daily Telegraph, March 29, 2008 (review by Melanie McDonagh)
  9. Here comes trouble: New Statesman, March 27, 2008 (review by Jean Hannah Edelstein)
  10. Sex, guns and the IRA: The Independent, March 8, 2008 (extract)
  11. Bullies, bigots murderers: Daily Mail, March 14, 2008 (review by Goeffrey Wheatcroft)
  12. We need to talk about Kevin: Sunday Independent, November 26, 2006 (by Ciara Dwyer)
  13. Myered in the Troubles: (from the Irish News, November 11, 2006, by Luke Ryan)
  14. Myers brings a light touch to dark times: Sunday Business Post, November 12, 2006 (review by Eibhir Mulqueen)
  15. Strange bedfellows: Sunday Life, November 5, 2006 (by Ciaran McGuigan)
  16. So much more than an Irishman's diary: Sunday Tribune, November 5, 2006 (review by Terry Prone)
  17. Man of war: Village, October 26, 2006 (by Justine McCarthy)
  18. Myers' bedroom exploits make rattling good read: Sunday Business Post, October 29, 2006 (review by Pat Leahy)
  19. It's our duty to remember those many blameless souls whom violence caressed with the kiss of Cain . . .: Irish Independent, October 28, 2006 (by Kevin Myers)
  20. Caught between the devils and the IRA: The Sunday Times, October 22, 2006 (extract)
  21. Girls and guns in Belfast: The Sunday Times, October 15, 2006 (extract)
Buy Myers' Watching the Door—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Padraig Yeates' A City in Wartime: Dublin 1914-18

  1. Dublin divided: The Irish Times, September 24, 2011 (review by Dermot Bolger)
  2. Victory, cheers and tears: Irish Independent, September 10, 2011
Buy Yeates' A City in Wartime—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

David Beresford's Ten Men Dead: The Story of the 1981 Irish Hunger Strike

  1. Oppression is worse than slaughter: San Francisco Bay View, October 12, 2011 (by Eugene Thomas)
Buy Beresford's Ten Men Dead—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Tim Robinson's Connemara: A Little Gaelic Kingdom

  1. Connemara – A Little Gaelic Kingdom by Tim Robinson: The Scotsman, October 9, 2011 (review by Tim Robinson)
Buy Robinson's Connemara: A Little Gaelic Kingdom—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Ciara Breathnach's Framing the West: Images of Rural Ireland, 1891-1920

  1. Framing the West: Irish Democrat, January 23, 2009 (review by Peter Mulligan)
Buy Breathnach's Framing the West—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

John Wilsey's The Ulster Tales: A Tribute to Those Who Served 1969-2000

  1. Ex-army chief reveals true Troubles lives: The News Letter, July 19, 2011
Buy Wilsey's The Ulster Tales—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Philip Orr's New Perspectives: Politics, Religion and Conflict in Mid-Antrim 1911 – 1914

  1. Home rule book is launched at Braid: Ballymena Times, September 21, 2011
  2. A town on the brink of revolution ...: Ballymena Times, August 31, 2011
Buy Orr's New Perspectives—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Teddy Jamieson's Whose Side Are You On?: Sport, The Troubles and Me

  1. Booze, fags and death threats – How the Troubles made the Northern Irish such good sports: Daily Mail, September 23, 2011 (review by John Preston)
  2. Sport, the Troubles and the ties that bind: The Herald, September 26, 2011 (by Teddy Jamieson)
Buy Jamieson's Whose Side Are You On?—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

D M Leeson's The Black and Tans: British Police and Auxiliaries in the Irish War of Independence, 1920-1

  1. Black and Tans story is not so black and white: Irish Independent, September 17, 2011 (John Spain)
  2. Come out, ye Black and Tans: The Irish Times, August 27, 2011 (review by Eunan O'Halpin)
  3. Review – The Black and Tans – British Police and Auxiliaries in the Irish War of Independence 1920-1921. By DM Leeson: Camden New Journal, September 1, 2011 (review by Peter Berresford Ellis)
  4. Black and Tans were not so bad says new book --- savagery in Irish War of Independence on all sides: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, August 29, 2011 (by Patrick Roberts)
Buy Leeson's The Black and Tans—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Fearghal McGarry's Rebels: Voices from the Easter Rising

  1. Easter 1916, remembered by the people who were there: The Irish Times, September 17, 2011 (review by Mary E Daly)
Buy McGarry's Rebels—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Katy Hayward & Catherine O'Donnell (Editors) Political Discourse and Conflict Resolution: Debating Peace in Northern Ireland

  1. Do Words Matter? – Book Review of Political Discourse and Conflict Resolution – Debating Peace in Northern Ireland: SluggerOToole.com, August 31, 2011 (review by Gladys Ganiel)
Buy Hayward & O'Donnell's Political Discourse and Conflict Resolution—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________

    

Caoimhe Nic Dhaibheid's Sean MacBride: A Republican Life, 1904-1946

  1. Who was the real Seán MacBride?: The Irish Times, August 20, 2011 (review by Roy Foster)
Buy Nic Dhaibheid's Sean MacBride—in US$ Or in UK£ Or in CDN$ Or in €
____________________________
  • Click here for more book reviews.



  • KINDLE


    Kindle Books




    Notre Dame
    Apparel/Giftware



    MUSIC



    -----

    Other Irish music downloads

    -----
    Irish Videos
    Giftware


    Art, prints, calendars and posters
    Buy at Art.com
    Sir Henry Sidney "Pacifies" Ulster and Returns to Dublin after a Victory
    Buy From Art.com

    Subscribe to the Newshound
    OR

    Subscribe with PayPal


    Newshound
    Merchandise

    Newshound Merchandise
    Get a Newshound mug, shirt or cap
    The Epic History &
    Heritage of the Irish
    WORLDWIDE,
    NON-STOP!

    The Wild Geese Today

    BACK TO TOP


    About
    Home
    History
    NewsoftheIrish
    Books
    Contact