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Alan Parkinson's 1972 and the Ulster Troubles: A Very Bad Year

  1. Book looks at impact of Bloody Sunday: Derry Journal, April 12, 2010
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James McGuire & James Quinn (Editors) Dictionary of Irish Biography 9 Volume Set: From the Earliest Times to the Year 2002

  1. James Quinn's Irish dictionary highlights history's Celtic quacks: Toronto Globe and Mail, April 11, 2010 (by Sarah Hampson)
  2. The ABC of the Irish: The Irish Times, February 27, 2010 (review by Catriona Crowe)
  3. Epic achievement lays milestone for Irish scholarship: Sunday Independent, February 14, 2010 (review by Charles Lysaght)
  4. Award for reference book on Irish people: The Irish Times, February 6, 2010
  5. Who was who in Ireland?: The Times Literary Supplement, February 3, 2010 (review by Roy Foster)
  6. Glorious compendium of famous Irish lives: Sunday Business Post, January 17, 2010 (review by Andrew Lynch)
  7. Lives of our days: Sunday Tribune, December 20, 2009 (by Gerard Siggins)
  8. Typhoid Mary and other curiosities in Irish biography: BBC, December 18, 2009
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Tim Fanning's The Fethard-on-Sea Boycott

  1. One woman, two children and a town torn in two by religion: Belfast Telegraph, April 1, 2010 (review by Tim Fanning)
  2. Power, parish and proscription: The Irish Times, March 13, 2009 (review by Roy Foster)
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Danny Conlon & Alan Barter's Great Irish Heroes: Michael Collins, Billy The Kid, Teddy Roosevelt, Ned Kelly: Fifty True Stories of Irish Men and Women Who Changed the World

  1. Great Irish Heroes by Danny Conlon and Alan Barter. John Blake Publishing; £7.99: Irish Examiner, March 31, 2010 (review by Donal Musgrave)
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C. J. Woods' Travellers' Accounts as Source Material for Irish Historians

  1. An ample window into how others saw us: The Irish Times, March 12, 2010 (review by Alan O'Riordan)
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Richard Killeen's A Short History of Dublin

  1. A Short History of Dublin by Richard Killeen (Mar 21): Sunday Tribune, March 21, 2010 (review by Tom Widger)
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Daniel Cassidy's How the Irish Invented Slang: The Secret Language of the Crossroads

  1. Dirty Irish Gaelic words litter New York City slang: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, March 24, 2010 (by Brendan Patrick Keane)
  2. An Irishman's Diary – How the Irish Invented Slang: The Irish Times, March 13, 2009 (by Frank McNally)
  3. Death of Danny Cassidy: Irish Echo, October 15, 2008 (by Peter Quinn)
  4. How we gave the Yanks the gift of our gab: Irish Independent, December 4, 2007 (review by Ed Power)
  5. Humdinger of a Project – Tracing Slang to Ireland: New York Times, November 8, 2007 (by Corey Kilgannon)
  6. How the Irish invented American slang!: Derry Journal, August 7, 2007
  7. Irish, and all that jazz: Belfast Telegraph, August 2, 2007 (by Eamonn McCann)
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David Valone's Ireland's Great Hunger, Volume 2: Relief, Representation, and Remembrance

  1. Quinnipiac Professor Writes Book On Ireland's Great Hunger: Hartford Courant, March 8, 2010 (by Jamie DeLoma)
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Ian S. Wood's Britain, Ireland and the Second World War

  1. Churchill had plan to invade 'Nazi' Ireland: The Sunday Times, March 21, 2010 (by Marcus Horne)
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Michael Moriarty's An Irish Soldier's Diaries: From Ennis to Angola with the Irish Army

  1. An Irish Soldier's Diaries: Irish Examiner, March 13, 2010 (review by Donal Musgrave)
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Don Mullan Speaking Truth to Power: The Donal de Roiste Affair

  1. Time to clear the name of this soldier of bad fortune: Sunday Independent, March 14, 2010 (by Eoghan Harris)
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James Stephens {edited by Marta Ramon} The Birth of the Fenian Movement: American Diary, Brooklyn 1859

  1. Sir Walter Ralegh in Ireland. The Birth of the Fenian Movement – American Diary Brooklyn 1859.: Irish Catholic, February 25, 2010 (review by Peter Costello)
  2. Birth of the Fenian Movement – James Stephens' American diary: Irish Democrat, August 31, 2009 (review by Peter Berresford Ellis and Roy Johnston)
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James S. Donnelly's Captain Rock: The Irish Agrarian Rebellion of 1821-1824

  1. Captain Rock – The Irish Agrarian Rebellion of 1821-1824: Irish Examiner, March 8, 2010 (review by Stephen Cadogan)
  2. Captain Rock and a hard place: The Irish Times, February 13, 2010 (review by Fintan O'Toole)
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Ken Douglas' The Downfall of the Spanish Armada in Ireland

  1. Seafaring history of wrong men at the helm: The Irish Times, March 1, 2010 (review by Patrick M Geoghegan)
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Kevin McCarthy's Gold, Silver and Green: The Irish Olympic Journey, 1896-1924

  1. Sports History – Gold, Silver and Green: The Irish Olympic Journey 1896-1924: Sunday Tribune, February 28, 2010 (review by Gerard Siggins)
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Jean Lombard's An Irish Woman in Czarist Russia

  1. An Irish Woman in Czarist Russia: Irish Examiner, February 27, 2010 (review by Peter Levy)
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Christopher Morash's A History of the Media in Ireland

  1. Island at the centre of a media revolution (Feb 21): Sunday Business Post, February 21, 2010 (review by Andrew Lynch)
  2. Role of media in Ireland's history analysed: The Irish Times, February 8, 2010 (review by Michael Foley)
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Kevin Kearns' The Bombing of Dublin's North Strand, 1941

  1. Night death rained down (Feb 21): Sunday Independent, February 21, 2010 (review by Dermot Bolger)
  2. Dublin's wartime night of Terror: Sunday Tribune, November 8, 2009 (by Valerie Shanley)
  3. 'It's difficult to convey how frightening it was': Sunday Tribune, November 8, 2009 (by Valerie Shanley)
  4. When destruction rained down: The Irish Times, October 17, 2009 (review by Catríona Crowe)
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Jordan Goodman's The Devil and Mr. Casement: One Man's Battle for Human Rights in South America's Heart of Darkness

  1. Teller of Amazon slavery moved to a fateful choice: Boston Globe, February 16, 2010 (review by Rob Verger)
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Gerry Mullins' Dublin Nazi No. 1: The Life of Adolph Mahr

  1. Jig Heil! The free-born Irish who saluted the Führer: Irish Independent, February 13, 2010 (by Kim Bielenberg)
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R. M. Douglas' Architects of the Resurrection: Ailtirí na hAiséirghe and the Fascist 'New Order' in Ireland

  1. Architects of the Resurrection – Ailtirí na hAiséirghe and the fascist 'new order' in Ireland – And some useful questions raised about democracy in Ireland in the early 20th century: Cedar Lounge Revolution, September 10, 2009
  2. Architects of the Resurrection – Ailtiri na hAiseirghe and the fascist 'new order' in Ireland – R M Douglas: Irish Catholic, January 14, 2010 (review by Felix M Larkin)
  3. History – Architects of the Resurrection: Ailtiri na hAiseirghe and the Fascist 'New Order' in Ireland: Sunday Tribune, October 4, 2009 (by Tom Widger)
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Dennis Kennedy's Square Peg: The Life and the Times of a Northern Newspaperman South of the Border

  1. Our wise friend in the north: Irish Independent, January 30, 2010 (review by Brian Lynch)
  2. Wry account of Northern square peg's time in D'Olier Street and Dublin: The Irish Times, January 3, 2009 (review by Michael Foley)
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Edward M. Kennedy's True Compass: A Memoir

  1. True Compass: A Memoir – by Edward M Kennedy: The Irish Catholic, January 14, 2010 (review by Joe Carroll)
  2. True Compass by Edward Kennedy: The Guardian, October 10, 2009 (review by Martin Kettle)
  3. The last of the Kennedy boys: The Irish Times, October 3, 2009 (review by Ruairi Quinn)
  4. Something to prove: Boston Globe, September 13, 2009 (by Matthew V. Storin)
  5. True Compass – A Memoir by Edward M Kennedy: The Sunday Times, September 20, 2009 (review by Stephen Robinson)
  6. Teddy... Unsanitized: Irish Examiner USA, September 22, 2009 (review by Patrick Hurley)
  7. Like the man, this memoir is fine but flawed: Sunday Business Post, September 27, 2009 (review by Andrew Lynch)
  8. Time and again, Kennedy's compass pointed to Ireland: Irish Echo, September 23, 2009 (by Susan Garraty)
  9. True Compass – A Memoir by Edward M Kennedy: The Observer, September 20, 2009 (review by Robert McCrum)
  10. The tragic makings of a liberal lion: Financial Times, September 21, 2009 (review by Edward Luce)
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Michael Lillis & Ronan Fanning's The Lives of Eliza Lynch: Scandal and Courage

  1. This Eliza did a lot: Irish Independent, September 12, 2009 (review by Mary Shine Thompson)
  2. The Lives of Eliza Lynch – Scandal and Courage: Sunday Tribune, November 15, 2009 (review by John Foley)
  3. Rattling good tale of Paraguay Panchito and Eliza Do-a-lot: Tribune (review by Hugh O'Shaughnessy)
  4. Nations again at odds over Irish mistress: Sunday Independent, December 6, 2009 (by Emily Hourican)
  5. 'Villain' of Brazil-Paraguay war was misunderstood hero, says new book: Guardian.co.uk, November 8, 2009 (review by Rory Carroll)
  6. Book casts new light on Cork woman living in turbulent times in Paraguay: The Irish Times, November 7, 2009 (by Tom Hennigan)
  7. Cork's queen of Paraguay: The Irish Times, October 3, 2009 (review by Sinéad McCoole)
  8. Eliza Lynch – The heroine of Paraguay: Sunday Independent, October 4, 2009 (review by Emily Hourican)
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Myles Dungan's Conspiracy: Irish Political Trials

  1. The Maamtrasna Murders, August 17 1882: Galway Advertiser, January 28, 2010 (article by Ronnie O'Gorman)
  2. Conspiracy – Irish Political Trials By Myles Dungan: Sunday Tribune, November 15, 2009 (review by Tom Widger)
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Ruth Delaney & Ian Bath's Ireland's Royal Canal 1789–2009

  1. Historical account of Royal Canal runs deep: The Irish Times, January 13, 2010 (review by Brian J Goggin)
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Gerry Hunt's Comics – Blood Upon the Rose: Easter 1916

  1. Easter Rising comic proves a hit: Belfast Telegraph, January 15, 2010
  2. The Easter Rising as you've never seen it before – as a comic: Evening Herald, October 22, 2009 (by Geraldine Gittens)
  3. The Rising – now with speech bubbles: The Irish Times, September 26, 2009
  4. Comics – Blood Upon on the Rose – Easter 1916: Sunday Tribune, October 4, 2009 (by Pat Nugent)
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Eoin O Broin's Sinn Fein and The Politics of Left Republicanism

  1. Sinn Féin and the Politics of Left Republicanism: Irish Democrat, September 8, 2009 (review by Roy Johnston)
  2. Reshaping republicanism: The Irish Times, March 14, 2009 (review by Richard English)
  3. Can SF's new wave learn from history?: Sunday Business Post, March 8, 2009 (review by Andrew Lynch)
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Paddy Heaney, Pat Muldowney, Philip O'Connor's Coolacrease: The True Story of the Pearson Executions, an Incident in the Irish War of Independence

  1. Coolacrease: Irish Democrat, August 31, 2009 (review by Ruaírí Ó Domhnaill)
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Micheal Martin's Freedom to Choose: Cork & Party Politics in Ireland 1918-1932

  1. Chronicle of a rebel constituency: The Irish Times, March 21, 2009 (review by Deirdre McMahon)
  2. Freedom to Choose: Cork & Party Politics in Ireland 1918-1932: Sunday Tribune, March 29, 2009 (by Shane Coleman)
  3. Minister Martin's engaging political study is well timed: Sunday Business Post, April 5, 2009 (review by Tim Pat Coogan)
  4. Martin turns historian with book on FF: Irish Examiner, March 7, 2009 (by Catherine Shanahan)
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Shane Hegarty's The Irish (and Other Foreigners)

  1. Debunking a few Celtic myths: Sunday Business Post, January 3, 2009 (review by Julian Fleming)
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Albert Reynolds' My Autobiography

  1. A deft dealmaker in the pursuit of peace: Sunday Business Post, October 18, 2009 (review by Tim Pat Coogan)
  2. Country owes Reynolds a great debt, says Taoiseach: Irish Examiner, September 25, 2009 (by Paul O'Brien)
  3. Memoir – Albert Reynolds: My Autobiography: Sunday Tribune, October 11, 2009 (review by Shane Coleman)
  4. Hometown hurrah as family toasts Albert's own story: Irish Independent, September 22, 2009 (by Denise Clarke)
  5. One-sheet Albert writes 320 pages: Irish Independent, September 26, 2009 (review by James Downey)
  6. Taoiseach praises Reynolds for going 'extra mile' in his quest for peace: The Irish Times, September 25, 2009 (by Deaglán de Bréadún)
  7. How Reynolds nearly came to blows with FBI: Evening Herald, September 18, 2009
  8. A single-minded peacemonger: The Irish Times, September 12, 2009 (by Stephen Collins)
  9. Taoiseach who went from top of the world to rock bottom in one week: Irish Examiner, September 12, 2009 (by Ryle Dwyer)
  10. Cloak and dagger talks and a knife in the back: Sunday Independent, September 6, 2009 (extract)
  11. Courting controversy and conflict amid the celebrations The THIRD Secret of Fatima: Sunday Independent, August 30, 2009 (extract)
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Brian Jenkins' The Fenian Problem: Insurgency and Terrorism in a Liberal State, 1858-1874

  1. The Fenian Problem: Irish Democrat, September 8, 2009 (review by Roy Johnston)
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Tom Garvin's Judging Lemass

  1. Sean Lemass – Ireland's saviour had a ruthless streak: Sunday Independent, November 22, 2009 (review by Charles Lysaght)
  2. A Leviathan whose changes shaped us: Sunday Independent, November 1, 2009 (review by John-Paul McCarthy)
  3. Politics – Judging Lemass: Sunday Tribune, November 8, 2009 (review by Diarmaid Ferriter)
  4. Pipe-smoking patriot who had no time for Dev's pipe dreams: Sunday Business Post, October 25, 2009 (review by Andrew Lynch)
  5. Like me, Lemass was a practical socialist: Irish Independent, October 24, 2009 (review by Bertie Ahern)
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Senia Paseta's Thomas Kettle

  1. Thomas Kettle (Life and Times): Irish Democrat, August 31, 2009 (review by Sally Richardson)
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Bob Leach's Young Frank Hague and the Lucky Horseshoe: How a Neighborhood Forged a Political Boss

  1. New book details history of city's Irish: Jersey Journal, December 18, 2009 (review by Brendan T. Byrne)
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Andrew Shields' The Irish Conservative Party, 1852-1868: Land, Politics and Religion

  1. The Irish Conservative Party: Irish Democrat, November 13, 2007 (review by Michael O'Sullivan)
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Conor Reidy's Ireland's 'Moral Hospital': The Irish Borstal System 1906-1956

  1. Timely history of how borstal boy ended up getting 'Letterfrack treatment': The Irish Times, December 18, 2009 (review by Willa Murphy)
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Simon Young's The Celtic Revolution

  1. The Celtic Revolution by Simon Young: The Guardian, December 19, 2009 (review by Ian Mortimer)
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Marianne Elliott's When God Took Sides: Religion and Identity in Irish History: Unfinished History

  1. Myths, lies and half-truths which shaped religious identities examined: The Irish Times, November 24, 2009 (review by Patrick Geoghegan)
  2. Negative roots of the Irish religious divide: Sunday Business Post, October 25, 2009 (review by Diarmuid Ferriter)
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Francis O'Neill's Chief O'Neill's Sketchy Recollections of an Eventful Life in Chicago

  1. The Chief Who Saved Irish Music: Irish Voice/IrishAbroad.com, January 12, 2008 (review by Cahir O'Doherty)
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Bruce Arnold's Irish Gulag

  1. The State in the dock for horror of the Church's gulag: Sunday Independent, November 1, 2009 (review by Ronan Farren)
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Adrian Kerr & Jim Collins' Free Derry Corner

  1. A silent and powerful witness to troubled times: Derry Journal, November 16, 2009 (by Adrian Kerr)
  2. Book outlines claim of first to paint Free Derry slogan: Irish News, November 25, 2009 (by Seamus McKinney)
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Diarmaid Ferriter's Occasions of Sin: Sex and Society in Modern Ireland

  1. No sex, please – How Ireland took the ostrich position: Sunday Independent, October 25, 2009 (review by Dermot Bolger)
  2. Occasions of Sin by Diarmaid Ferriter: The Observer, October 11, 2009 (review by Fintan O'Toole)
  3. Occasions of Sin, By Diarmaid Ferriter: The Independent, October 2, 2009 (review by Patricia Craig)
  4. Lifting the lid on Irish sexuality: The Irish Times, September 26, 2009 (review by Ivana Bacik)
  5. Late Late ended a reign of silence: Sunday Independent, September 20, 2009 (review by Sarah Caden)
  6. The not so swinging Sixties: The Irish Times, September 15, 2009 (review by Diarmaid Ferriter)
  7. Whatever the priests may have said — Ireland was a country seething with sex: Irish Independent, September 12, 2009 (by Diarmaid Ferriter)
  8. Dissection of Irish sexuality doesn't stir the passions: Sunday Business Post, September 6, 2009 (review by Andrew Lynch)
  9. Occasions of Sin by Diarmaid Ferriter: The Guardian, September 12, 2009 (review by David Dwan)
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Pauline McClenaghan (editor) Spirit of '68: Beyond the Barricades

  1. From a spark to a flame – 'Spirit of '68: Beyond the Barricades': Derry Journal, November 27, 2009
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John Turi's England's Greatest Spy

  1. Thinker, feiner, soldier ... Spy?: Irish Independent, November 28, 2009 (review by Tim Pat Coogan)
  2. 'De Valera was a British spy': Irish Independent, October 26, 2009 (by John Spain)
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Bertie Ahern's Autobiography

  1. Politics – Bertie Ahern and the Drumcondra Mafia: Sunday Tribune, October 11, 2009 (review by Roisin Shortall)
  2. Bertie Ahern – The Autobiography: The Sunday Times, October 25 (review by Edward King)
  3. Regrets, he's had a few . . .: The Irish Times, October 10, 2009(by Kathy Sheridan)
  4. Ahern can't stop selling us the same old story: Sunday Business Post, October 18, 2009 (by Vincent Browne)
  5. The Autobiography By Bertie Ahern: Sunday Tribune, October 18, 2009 (review by Diarmuid Doyle)
  6. Turning points for a taoiseach: The Irish Times, October 10, 2009 (by Mark Hennessy)
  7. Story of Bertie's life as seen through rose-tinted glasses pulls in the crowds: The Irish Times, October 9, 2009 (by Miriam Lord)
  8. Thrills and spills of Bertie's life: Irish Independent, October 9, 2009 (by Lise Hand)
  9. Mandelson brought to book in Ahern's autobiography: Belfast Telegraph, September 28, 2009 (by Victor Gordon)
  10. Ahern's devotion to politics cost him marriage: Irish Independent, October 5, 2009 (by John Spain)
  11. Revelations are personal rather than political: Irish Independent, October 5, 2009 (by John Spain)
  12. Whip hand: The Sunday Times, October 4, 2009 (extract)
  13. Trials of coalition: The Sunday Times, October 4, 2009 (extract)
  14. I had to quit to escape non-stop media attack: The Sunday Times, October 4, 2009 (extract)
  15. 'Laughter of Ian and Martin was soundtrack to new dawn': Irish News, October 6, 2009
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Eamon Maher & John Littleton (Editors) What Being a Catholic Means to Me

  1. Exploring what it means to be a Catholic in Ireland today: The Irish Times, November 17, 2009 (by Eamon Maher)
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Henry McDonald's Gunsmoke and Mirrors

  1. Gunsmoke and Mirrors – How Sinn Fein Dressed up Defeat as Victory By Henry McDonald: Sunday Tribune, November 22, 2009 (review by Tom Widger)
  2. The Provos' big mistake: New Statesman, December 11, 2008 (review by Gary Kent)
  3. Tiocfaidh what after all that agony?: Irish Independent, November 29, 2008 (review by Maurice Hayes)
  4. Political three-card shuffle or surrender by republicans?: The News Letter, November 18, 2008 (by Liam Clarke)
  5. How the Provos 'sold out': Belfast Telegraph, November 19, 2008 (by Henry McDonald)
  6. How the US played a vital role to assist powersharing: The Observer, November 9, 2008 (extract)
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Risteard Mulcahy My Father, the General: Richard Mulchay and the Military History of the Revolution

  1. First Person: Sunday Business Post, November 9, 2009 (by Fiona Ness)
  2. Patriotism divided, the memories of a general: Sunday Independent, October 11, 2009 (review by Charles Lysaght)
  3. Appraisal of a forgotten general by a loyal son: Sunday Business Post, August 9, 2009 (review by John Burke)
  4. In the shadow 0f another gunman: Irish Independent, July 25, 2009 (review by John Bruton)
  5. The revolution's unsung hero: The Irish Times, July 25, 2009 (review by Michael Kennedy)
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Ryle Dwyer's Behind the Green Curtain

  1. Behind the Green Curtain – Ireland's Phoney Neutrality During World War II: Sunday Business Post, September 20, 2009 (review by Andrew Lynch)
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Pat Leahy's Showtime: The Inside Story of Fianna Fáil in Power

  1. The cost of FF's cynical pursuit of power: The Irish Times, September 9, 2009 (review by Eamon Delaney)
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Marnie Hay's Hobson and the Nationalist Movement in Twentieth-Century Ireland

  1. An Irishman's Diary – Bulmer Hobson: The Irish Times, August 10, 2009 (by Frank Bouchier-Hayes)
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Jordan Goodman's The Devil and Mr Casement: A Crime Against Humanity

  1. Defending dignity from the Congo to Peru: The Irish Times, October 17, 2009 (review by Mary E Daly)
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Rory O'Dwyer's The Eucharistic Congress of Dublin 1932: An Illustrated History

  1. From the Eucharistic Congress to the lost world of Arranmore: The Irish Times, October 3, 2009 (review by Noeleen Dowling)
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James Silas Rogers & Matthew J. O'Brien (Editors) After The Flood: Irish America 1945-1960 (Irish Abroad)

  1. After the Flood – Irish-America 1945-1960: Sunday Tribune, October 4, 2009 (by Tom Widger)
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Jonathan Bardon's A History of Ireland in 250 Episodes

  1. A History of Ireland in 250 Episodes: Sunday Tribune, October 18, 2009 (by Tom Widger)
  2. Savoury morsels of Irish history: The Irish Times, January 3, 2009 (review by Toby Barnard)
  3. All of Irish history in 250 episodes: The Irish Times, November 7, 2008 (by Gerry Moriarty)
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George Clarke's Border Crossing

  1. New book lifts lid on the IRA moles who worked with RUC and Garda dectectives: Sunday Life, October 11, 2009 (by David O'Dornan)
  2. Charles Haughey 'used RUC bugs to spy on political opponents': The Observer, October 11, 2009 (by Henry McDonald)
  3. IRA godfather 'sold out' Provo bombers to RUC: Sunday Independent, October 11, 2009 (by Maeve Sheehan)
  4. MI5 'planned to blow up Sinn Féin HQ': RTE, October 11, 2009
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Dermot Keogh's Jack Lynch a Biography

  1. Jack Lynch – A Biography by Dermot Keogh,: Sunday Tribune, September 20, 2009 (review by Tom Widger)
  2. How Jack Lynch led the way: The Irish Times, November 8, 2008 (review by Bertie Ahern)
  3. Historian fails to make convincing case for Lynch's line on Arms Crisis: Irish Examiner, December 31, 2008 (review by Steven King)
  4. Masterful, but dense, portrait of Jack as linchpin: Sunday Tribune, December 7, 2008 (review by Shane Coleman)
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Joseph E. A. Connell Dublin in Rebellion: A Directory 1913-1923

  1. An Irishman's Diary: The Irish Times, June 12, 2009 (by Frank McNally)
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Olwen Purdue's The Big House in the North of Ireland: Land, Power and Social Elites 1878-1960

  1. Fall of the landed class: Irish Examiner, July 27, 2009
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Rogelio Alonso's The IRA and Armed Struggle

  1. Review – The IRA and Armed Struggle: Anarkismo.net, August 24, 2009 (review by Sean Matthews)
  2. The IRA and Armed Struggle: Irish Democrat, April 25, 2007 (review by Sean Carey)
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Ruth Dudley Edwards Aftermath: The Omagh Bombing and the Families' Pursuit of Justice

  1. Horror and resilience in Omagh: The Irish Times, August 19, 2009 (review by Richard English)
  2. Book review – Aftermath: The Scotsman, August 1, 2009 (review by Allan Massie)
  3. Factual – Aftermath: The Omagh Bombing and the Families' Pursuit of Justice: Sunday Tribune, August 9, 2009 (review by Suzanne Breen)
  4. Aftermath by Ruth Dudley Edwards: The Sunday Times, August 9, 2009 (review by Liam Clarke)
  5. Omagh – when the dust settled: Sunday Business Post, August 3, 2009 (review by John Burke)
  6. Aftermath, By Ruth Dudley Edwards: The Independent, July 24, 2009 (review by David McKittrick)
  7. After Omagh – the families who took on the bombers: Irish Independent, July 18, 2009 (interview with Dudley Edwards by John Spain)
  8. Face to face with evil – How the awesome courage of Omagh victims' families – and big hearts of Mail readers – led to victory: Daily Mail, June 17, 2009 (extract)
  9. Shameless betrayal – How Omagh victims were left to confront bombers themselves after Blair failed to deliver justice: Daily Mail, June 16, 2009 (extract)
  10. The Omagh bombing – I never realised how beautiful my son's eyes were until I saw his broken little body: Daily Mail, June 15, 2009 (extract)
  11. Day a car bomb brought carnage to a small town – The first extract from a new book about the Omagh tragedy: Daily Mail, June 13, 2009 (extract)
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R. M. Douglas Architects of the Resurrection: Ailtirí na hAiséirghe and the Fascist 'New Order' in Ireland

  1. How Ireland flirted with the Nazis: Sunday Business Post, August 9, 2009 (review by Andrew Lynch)
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John Bew, Martyn Frampton, & Inigo Gurruchaga Talking to Terrorists: Making Peace in Northern Ireland and the Basque Country

  1. Peace, It's Wonderful: Weekly Standard, August 7, 2009 (review by Gary Schmitt)
  2. Talking to terrorists is dangerous: (from the Ulster News Letter, July 25, 2009, review by Jeff Dudgeon)
  3. Talking to terrorists – it's a messy mix of soft soap and hard power: Irish Examiner, May 27, 2009 (by Steven King)
  4. Talking to Terrorists: The Myths, Misconceptions and Misapplication of the Northern Ireland Peace Process: Jerusalem Viewpoints, August—September 2008 (by John Bew and Martyn Frampton)
  5. History of terrorism offers lessons on conflicts: Sunday Business Post, May 31, 2009 (review by Rory Miller)
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Patricia Groves Petticoat Rebellion: The Anna Parnell Story

  1. Complex leader of the Ladies' Land League was more than just Parnell's sister: The Irish Times, August 5, 2009 (review by Anne Dolan)
  2. Petticoat Rebellion – The Anna Parnell: Sunday Tribune, July 19, 2009 (review by Tom Widger)
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Ian Malcolm's Towards Inclusion: Protestants and the Irish Language

  1. Do Protestants really think the Irish language is not for them?: Belfast Telegraph, July 30, 2009 (by Ian Malcolm)
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John Pickering Drumcree

  1. Thousands throng to: The News Letter, May 18, 2009 (extract)
  2. Reverend unveils Drumcree book: The News Letter, May 15, 2009
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Helen Kelly's Irish Ingleses: The Irish Immigrant Experience in Argentina, 1840-1920

  1. Academic study sheds light on Irish emigrant experience in Argentina: The Irish Times, July 27, 2009 (review by Fergus Mulligan)
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John O'Connell God is a Woman and the Future's Female!: Why Our Lady is Really God, and Mark Durkan Knows it, the Unionists Deny it, But Gerry Adams Just Doesn't Get it at All!

  1. Messing with the mystic in Ireland today: Tribune Magazine (UK), December 3, 2008 (review by John Coulter)
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Marnie Hay Bulmer Hobson and the Nationalist Movement in Twentieth-Century Ireland

  1. Sidelined republican who lived for 50 years in rage and obscurity: The Irish Times, June 24, 2009 (review by Jeffrey Dudgeon)
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Cal McCarthy Green, Blue & Grey: The Irish in the American Civil War

  1. America's fighting Irish: Irish Examiner, July 6, 2009 (review by Peter Levy)
  2. The fightin' Irish who saw action on both sides of the American Civil War: The Irish Times, June 29, 2009 (review by Frank McNally)
  3. New book features the US military exploits of Sligo's Michael Corcoran: Sligo Champion, May 27, 2009
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Liam Nolan's Secret Victory: Ireland & the War at Sea 1914-1918

  1. Cobh's forgotten war remembered: Irish Independent, June 27, 2009 (review by Don Lavery)
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Micheal O Siochru's God's Executioner: Oliver Cromwell and the Conquest of Ireland

  1. God's Executioner: Irish Democrat, April 29, 2009 (review by Michael O'Sullivan)
  2. God's Executioner – Oliver Cromwell and the Conquest of Ireland: Sunday Tribune, May 24, 2009 (review by Tom Widger)
  3. Ahern says he did not leave Cook's office over Cromwell: The Irish Times, October 10, 2008 (by Pamela Newenham)
  4. Was Cromwell really the devil incarnate?: Irish Independent, September 20, 2008 (review by Maurice Hayes)
  5. God's Executioner: Oliver Cromwell and the Conquest of Ireland by Micheal O Siochru: The Sunday Times, August 17, 2008 (by John Carey)
  6. Brute force: The Guardian, September 20, 2008 (review by Ronan Bennett)
  7. Definitive word on Ireland's tormentor: Sunday Business Post, September 14, 2008 (review by Andrew Lynch)
  8. Review – God's Executioner by Micheál Ó Siochrú: Daily Telegraph, September 6, 2008 (review by Marcus Nevitt)
  9. Why Cromwell's chequered life is well worth a read: Belfast Telegraph, September 8, 2008 (by Pól Ó Muirí)
  10. Hidden History – Cromwell in Ireland: Irish Independent, September 6, 2008 (review by Paul Whitington)
  11. The Big Question – Was Cromwell a revolutionary hero or a genocidal war criminal?: The Independent, September 4, 2008
  12. Massacres at Drogheda and Wexford were 'war crimes': Sunday Independent, August 31, 2008
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Ruan O'Donnell O'Brien Pocket History of the Irish Famine

  1. The Irish Famine: Irish Democrat, June 2, 2009 (review by David Granville)
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Willie Henry Coffin Ship: Wreck of the Brig St. John

  1. Coffin Ship. The Wreck of the Brig St John: Irish Examiner, June 22, 2009 (review by Donal Musgrave)
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Museum of Free Derry Bloody Sunday in Pictures

  1. Photographic insight into Bloody Sunday: Irish News, May 23, 2009 (by Seamus McKinney)
  2. Powerful new 'Sunday' book published: Derry Journal, April 24, 2009
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Maurice Walsh's The News From Ireland: Foreign Correspondents and the Irish Revolution

  1. An Irish battle for hearts and minds: Financial Times, May 24, 2009 (review by David Gardner)
  2. Reports from the diplomatic front line on a world turned upside down: The Irish Times, Decmeber 2, 2008 (review by Deirdre McMahon)
  3. Struggling to cover the revolution: The Irish Times, October 11, 2008 (review by Eunan O'Halpin)
  4. History – Freedom and the press: Sunday Tribune, November 30, 2008 (review by Justine McCarthy)
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Rosín Higgins, Regina Uí Chollatáin (Editors) The Life and After-Life of P.H. Pearse: Padraig MAC Piarais: Saol Agus Oidhreacht

  1. Long-awaited mature debate on an insistent ghost in Irish republicanism: The Irish Times, May 26, 2009 (review by Ruth Dudley Edwards)
  2. A balanced account of Pearse's life and legacy: Sunday Business Post, May 17, 2009 (review by Andrew Lynch)
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Henry Patterson's Ireland Since 1939 – The Persistence of Conflict

  1. Ireland Since 1939: Irish Democrat, December 9, 2008 (review by Roy Johnston)
  2. Parallel lives on Irish island: Irish Independent, September 30, 2006 (review by John Bruton)
  3. Polished history of modern Ireland: Sunday Business Post, August 20, 2006 (review by Diarmaid Ferriter)
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Jay P. Dolan's The Irish Americans: A History

  1. From Prejudice to Power: America Magazine, March 16, 2009 (review by Nancy J. Curtin)
  2. Success story: Irish Echo, November 19, 2008 (by Peter McDermott)
  3. The Irish Americans – A History: Foreign Affairs, Jan/Feb 2009 (review by Walter Russell Mead)
  4. The Irish in America—a long and gregarious history: Buffalo News, March 15, 2009 (review by Michael D. Langan)
  5. Nonfiction review – 'The Irish Americans': San Francisco Chronicle, November 25, 2008 (review by Michael O'Donnell)
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Thomas Fleming's Irish American Chronicle

  1. Fordham symposium will consider Chronicle: Irish Echo, April 8, 2009
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Robert Ramsey's Ringside Seats: An Insider's View of the Crisis in Northern Ireland

  1. What unionists must do now to get the thumbs up from Europe: Belfast Telegraph, April 30, 2009 (by Eamonn McCann)
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Bernadette Devlin's The Price of My Soul

  1. The Book That Changed My Life: Sunday Tribune, April 19, 2009 (by Donncha O'Connell)
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Carmel McCaffrey's In Search of Ireland's Heroes: The Story of the Irish from the English Invasion to the Present Day

  1. In Search of Ireland's Heroes: Irish Democrat, April 19, 2009 (review by Ruaírí Ó Domhnaill)
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Diarmaid Ferriter's Judging Dev: A Reassessment of the Life and Legacy of Eamon De Valera

  1. 'Judging Dev' deal sparks war of words between historians: The Irish Times, April 17, 2009 (by Paul Cullen)
  2. Dev book wows judges to win top awards: Irish Examiner, April 25, 2008
  3. 'The Civil War was a joke, but it was an obscene and bloody joke': Sunday Independent, March 2, 2008 (by Con Houlihan)
  4. Judging Dev: Ulster Herald, November 8, 2007
  5. Let's deal with our historical figures as humans — not gods or devils: Irish Examiner, November 3, 2007 (by Ryle Dwyer)
  6. De Valera 'lacked emotional intelligence' about partition: (from the Irish News, October 22, 2007 – by Margaret Canning)
  7. Badly needed corrective to vilification of Long Fellow: Sunday Independent, October 21, 2007 (by Eoghan Harris)
  8. New book tries to reclaim Dev's legacy: Irish Independent, October 16, 2007
  9. Being an American did not save Dev in 1916 book says: (from the Irish News, October 13, 2007)
  10. Long fellow writ large: Sunday Business Post, October 14, 2007 (review by Emmanuel Kehoe)
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Myles Dungan's The Captain and the King: William O'Shea, Charles Stewart Parnell and Late Victorian Ireland

  1. Revisiting the greatest scandal in Irish history: Sunday Business Post, April 12, 2009 (review by Andrew Lynch)
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William McKee's Governor

  1. The Governor – Inside the Maze: Sunday Tribune, March 15, 2009 (scroll down for review by Tom Widger)
  2. Why prison officers at the Maze were jailbirds too Governor: Irish Independent, March 28, 2009 (review by Maurice Hayes)
  3. Former Kesh gov speaks of IRA men's dedication: Belfast Media, March 30, 2009 (by Ciarán Barnes)
  4. Why prison officers at the Maze were jailbirds too Governor: Irish Independent, March 28, 2009
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A. R. Oppenheimer's IRA: The Bombs and the Bullets: a History of Deadly Ingenuity

  1. The Bombs and the Bullets – a history of deadly ingenuity: Irish Democrat, March 12, 2009 (review by Peter Berresford Ellis)
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Martin J. Mitchell's New Perspectives on the Irish in Scotland

  1. Building bridges across the sectarian divide: The Sunday Times, March 15, 2009 (review by James Boyle)
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Jonathan Powell's Great Hatred, Little Room: Making Peace in Northern Ireland

  1. Great Hatred, Little Room by Jonathan Powell: The Observer, March 29, 2009 (review by James Purdon)
  2. Great Hatred, Little Room: Irish Democrat, July 4, 2008 (review by Tom Griffin)
  3. An insider's view of long and winding road to peace: Sunday Business Post, April 13, 2008 (review by Andrew Lynch)
  4. Great Hatred, Little Room: The Guardian, September 20, 2008 (by Sue Arnold)
  5. The Troubles We've Seen: American Interest, July/August 2008 (review by Mitchell B. Reiss)
  6. Paisley, by Ed Moloney & Great Hatred, Little Room, by Jonathan Powell: The Independent, May 2, 2008 (review by David McKittrick)
  7. Convoluted path to an unlikely peace: Financial Times, April 28, 2008 (review by John Murray Brown)
  8. Great Hatred, Little Room – Paying the price of peace: The Spectator, April 8, 2008 (review by Dean Godson)
  9. A chronicle of craven surrender: Daily Mail, April 15, 2008 (review by Peter Hitchens)
  10. A triumph of stamina: Daily Telegraph, April 4, 2008 (review by Leo McKinstry)
  11. Agreeing to differ: The Guardian, April 5, 2008 (review by David Trimble)
  12. Making peace in Northern Ireland: Daily Telegraph, April 4, 2008 (review by Andrew Gimson)
  13. Great Hatred, Little Room: Making Peace in Northern Ireland by Jonathan Powell: The Times, March 29, 2008 (review by George Brock)
  14. Fudges, nudges and titbit revelations in new book: Irish News, March 24, 2008 (by Tom Kelly)
  15. Jonathan Powell – every prime minister needs him: The Sunday Times, March 23, 2008 (by Martin Ivens)
  16. You can laugh about it now ...: The Observer, March 23, 2008 (review by Sean O'Hagan)
  17. Jitters and giggles at the 'hand of history' talks: The Guardian, March 19, 2008 (extract)
  18. Top Blair aide's book recalls talks in Derry: Derry Journal, March 19, 2008
  19. Great Hatred, Little Room: Making Peace in Northern Ireland by Jonathan Powell: The Sunday Times, March 23, 2008 (review by Max Hastings)
  20. Powell on ... Clinton nodding off: The Guardian, March 19, 2008 (extract)
  21. The £200m inquiry – McGuinness would have settled for apology: The Guardian, March 19, 2008 (extract)
  22. 'Everyone was nervous – Gerry Adams' hands were visibly shaking...': Irish Independent, March 22, 2008 (review by John Cooney)
  23. Meeting the arms decommissioners: The Guardian, March 18, 2008 (extract)
  24. Talking to the enemy – the secret intermediaries who contacted the IRA: The Guardian, March 18, 2008 (extract)
  25. A moment in history – sitting down to talk with Adams and McGuinness: The Guardian, March 17, 2008 (extract)
  26. Tea and biscuits at a safe house in Derry: The Guardian, March 17, 2008 (extract)
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Malachi O'Doherty's Empty Pulpits

  1. Empty Pulpits – Ireland's Retreat from Religion by Malachi O'Doherty: Irish Catholic, September 25, 2008 (review by Eamon Maher)
  2. Malachi O'Doherty – Empty Pulpits: BrazenCity.com, September 25, 2008 (by Graeme Watson)
  3. Why haven't the arguments of these atheists really evolved?: Belfast Telegraph, October 13, 2008 (by Malachi O'Doherty)
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Fergal Francis Davis's The History and Development of the Special Criminal Court 1922-2005

  1. Special Criminal Court 1922 – 2006: Irish Democrat, February 1, 2009 (review by Michael O'Sullivan)
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Martyn Frampton's The Long March: The Political Strategy of Sinn Fein, 1981-2007

  1. Overpriced but important look at Sinn Féin's long march towards unity: The Irish Times, March 4, 2009 (review by Ruth Dudley Edwards)
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Terence O'Reilly's Hitler's Irishmen

  1. Hitler's Irishmen by Terence O'Reilly: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, February 25, 2009 (by Cahir O'Doherty)
  2. The Irish who fought for Hitler: Sunday Business Post, July 27, 2008 (review by Dermot Bolger)
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Bryan Fanning's The Quest for Modern Ireland: The Battle of Ideas 1912-1986

  1. The Quest For Modern Ireland: Irish Democrat, December 9, 2008 (review by Roy Johnston)
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Thomas Mahon & James J. Gillogly's Decoding the IRA

  1. Hawaii doc is on trail of 1920s IRA: Irish Echo, February 4, 2009 (by Peter McDermott)
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Stephanie Rains's The Irish-American in Popular Culture, 1945-2000

  1. The Irish-American in Popular Culture 1945-2000: Irish Democrat, December 9, 2008 (review by Michael O'Sullivan)
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Frank Millar's Northern Ireland: The Triumph of Politics; Interviews and Analysis 1988-2008

  1. Peerless guide to how the peace was won: Irish Independent, January 31, 2009 (review by Maurice Hayes)
  2. Now at last it can be told: (from The House Magazine, January 19, 2009, review by Lord Brooke)
  3. This isn't a triumph of politics: The News Letter, January 12, 2009 (by Alex Kane)
  4. Insider's illuminating insights into inner workings of the peace process: The Irish Times, December 16, 2008 (review by Brian Feeney)
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John Walsh's Quiet Reformer: The Official Biography of Patrick Hillery

  1. Hillery – saviour and slave of the Irish presidency: Sunday Business Post, January 25, 2009 (review by David O'Donohue)
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Ruan O'Donnell's The Impact of the 1916 Rising: Among the Nations

  1. The Impact Of The 1916 Rising: Irish Democrat, September 2, 2008 (review by Ken Keable)
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Alf McCreary's A Fund of Goodwill – the Story of the International Fund for Ireland

  1. Laboriously researched background to the International Fund for Ireland: The Irish Times, January 28, 2009 (review by Seán Donlon)
  2. The debt that we owe to generous foreign donors: Belfast Telegraph, November 17, 2008
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Thomas Hennessey's The Evolution of the Troubles 1970-72

  1. The Evolution of the Troubles: Irish Democrat, January 23, 2009 (review by Roy Johnston)
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T Ryle Dwyer's Michael Collins: The Man Who Won the War

  1. Michael Collins – The Man Who Won the War: Sunday Tribune, January 25, 2009 (review by Tom Widger)
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William Cooke Taylor's Reminiscences of Daniel O'Connell: During the Agitations of the Veto, Emancipation

  1. Reminiscences of Daniel O'Connell: Irish Democrat, September 26, 2005 (review by Gerard Curran)
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Deirdre Raftery, Susan M. Parkes's Female Education in Ireland 1700-1900: Minerva or Madonna

  1. Female Education in Ireland, 1700-1900: Irish Democrat, December 10, 2008 (review by Sally Richardson)
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Tony Crowley's Wars of Words: The Politics of Language in Ireland 1537-2004

  1. Wars of Words – the politics of language in Ireland 1537-2004: Irish Democrat, December 10, 2008 (review by Ruaírí Ó Domhnaill)
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Caitriona Crowe, Eunan O'Halpin & Dermot Keogh (Editors) Documents on Irish Foreign Policy: 1939-1941

  1. Archives shed light on the will to protect sovereignty: Sunday Independent, January 11, 2009 (review by John A Murphy)
  2. History teaches us there is hope in times of crisis: Irish Independent, December 6, 2008 (by James Downey)
  3. Reports from the diplomatic front line on a world turned upside down: The Irish Times, Decmeber 2, 2008 (review by Deirdre McMahon)
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Dermot Meleady's Redmond: The Parnellite

  1. Redmond – the Parnellite: Irish Democrat, December 15, 2008 (review by Ruaírí Ó Domhnaill)
  2. Now is the time for the honour of remembrance: Sunday Independent, May 11, 2008 (review by Charles Lysaght)
  3. Writing Redmond back into history: Sunday Business Post, May 11, 2008 (review by Steven King)
  4. Unravelling Redmond – the hero, villain and enigma: Sunday Tribune, April 20, 2008 (review by Ronan O'Brien)
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Mervyn Busteed, Frank Neal, Jonathan Tonge (Editors) Irish Protestant Identities

  1. Reshaping the dry stone wall of Irish history: OpenDemocracy.net, December 27, 2008 (review by Arthur Aughey)
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Eamonn Boyce's The Insider: The Prison Diaries of Eamonn Boyce 1956-1962

  1. Jail journal of a 'last hurrah' republican: Sunday Business Post, January 13, 2008 (review by Tim Pat Coogan)
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Barry McLoughlin's Left to the Wolves: Irish Victims of Stalinist Terror

  1. Left To The Wolves – Irish victims of Stalinist terror: Irish Democrat, April 21, 2008 (review by Fintan Lane)
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Eugene Hynes's Knock: The Virgins Apparition in Nineteenth-Century Ireland

  1. Analysis of 19th-century devotion in which all is not as it appears: The Irish Times, November 11, 2008 (review by Dáire Keogh)
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Donal Nevin (editor) Between Comrades: James Connolly's Letters and Correspondence, 1889-1916

  1. Connolly's socialist beacon burns bright: Sunday Business Post, January 13, 2008 (review by Diarmaid Ferriter)
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Richard Humphreys's Countdown to Unity: Debating Irish Reunification

  1. A curiosity or a practical roadmap to the long-sought goal of a united Ireland?: The Irish Times, December 24, 2008 (review by Deaglán de Bréadún)
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Tim Pat Coogan's A Memoir

  1. Writing himself into Irish history: The Irish Times, October 11, 2008 (review by Conor Brady)
  2. So much to argue with in Tim Pat's glorious memoir: Irish Independent, October 4, 2008 (review by Mary Kenny)
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Robert John Lynch's The Northern IRA And the Early Years of Partition 1920-1922

  1. The Northern IRA: Irish Democrat, November 13, 2007 (review by Fintan Lane)
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Joe Ambrose's Sean Treacy and the Tan War

  1. Sean Treacy And The Tan War: Irish Democrat, September 23, 2008 (review by Michael O'Sullivan)
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Miriam Moffitt's Soupers and Jumpers: The Protestant Missions in Connemara

  1. The sad leaving of Mary Mally (Malley?): Galway Advertiser, November 20, 2008
  2. An unseemly brawl over God and scripture: Galway Advertiser, November 13, 2008
  3. Evangelical Protestantism's conversion crusade and the Great Hunger: The Irish Times, December 9, 2008 (review by Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh)
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Marysia Zalewsk and John Barry (editors) Intervening in Northern Ireland: Critically Re-thinking Representations of the Conflict

  1. Intervening In Northern Ireland: Irish Democrat, August 1, 2008 (review by Roy Johnston)
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Robert Kerr's Republican Belfast: A Political Tourist's Guide

  1. Rewriting the history books – Republican 'tour guide' fails to mention a few home truths: (from the Irish Daily Star, December 8, 2008 by John Coulter)
  2. Perfect gift for anyone steeped in Belfast history: Irish News, December 11, 2008 (by Jim Gibney)
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Jonathan Moran's Policing the Peace in Northern Ireland: Politics, Crime and Security After the Belfast Agreement

  1. Probing the peace police: Irish Independent, July 26, 2008 (review by Maurice Hayes)
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Murals of Derry

  1. 'Murals of Derry' book on sale now: Derry Journal, September 3, 2008
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Yseult Thornley's Unquiet Spirit: Essays in Memory of David Thornley

  1. A rebel without a political platform: Irish Independent, November 29, 2008 (review by Paul Dillon)
  2. Divided identity on a divided island: The Irish Times, November 22, 2008 (review by Ruairi Quinn)
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Kevin Johnston's In the Shadows of Giants

  1. Sectarianism and the shipyard: The Irish Times, November 29, 2008 (by Kevin Johnson)
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Tom Feeney's Sean MacEntee: A Political Life

  1. Book fills gap in history of Free State politicians: Irish News, November 29, 2008 (review by John Heaney)
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Patsy McGarry's First Citizen: Mary McAleese and the Irish Presidency

  1. Building bridges with the UDA: Sunday Tribune, November 23, 2008 (extract)
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Sam Millar's On the Brinks

  1. On the Brinks – Sam Millar : Emigrant.ie, October 2, 2003
  2. Killer claims he buried IRA men's bodies in NY : Irish Examiner, February 19, 2004 (by John Breslin)
  3. N. Ireland Ex-Con Says He Plotted Brink's Job: Los Angeles Times, September 19, 2003
  4. A life less ordinary for this incredible survivor: Irish Independent, November 8, 2003 (review by Frank Shouldice)
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Patrick Geoghegan's King Dan: the Rise of Daniel O'Connell, 1775-1829

  1. Duels, debts and love affairs – the real Daniel O'Connell: The Observer, November 16, 2008 (by Henry McDonald)
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Peter Edwards's Delusion: The True Story of Victorian Superspy Henri Le Caron

  1. Man of Mystery: The Beaver, August – September 2008 (review by P. G. Smith)
  2. 'Strange, but true' spy story: Winnipeg Free Press, July 27, 2008 (review by Graeme Voyer)
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James G. Patterson's In the Wake of the Great Rebellion: Republicanism, Agrarianism and Banditry in Ireland after 1798

  1. Professor's book examines Irish history: Warren Reporter, September 21, 2008
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Myles Dungan's Speaking Ill of the Dead

  1. Speaking ill of the wrong subjects: Sunday Business Post, January 21, 2008 (review by Andrew Lynch)
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Seamas O'Siochain's Roger Casement: Imperialist, Rebel, Revolutionary

  1. Roger Casement versus the British Empire: The Times Literary Supplement, September 24, 2008 (review by Roy Foster)
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Tom Reilly's Cromwell: An Honourable Enemy

  1. Moral compass lost in quest for truth about Cromwell: Sunday Independent, September 21, 2008 (review by Marc Coleman)
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Brian Rowan's How the Peace Was Won

  1. Duddy key to peace progress – new book: Sunday Journal, August 24, 2008
  2. Years in search of truth in the North...: Irish Independent, September 13, 2008 (review by Maurice Hayes)
  3. Subtext every bit as interesting as subject matter: Irish News, August 21, 2008 (by Jim Gibney)
  4. How policeman and Provo talked peace: Belfast Telegraph, August 18, 2008
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Daire Keogh's Edmund Rice and the First Christian Brothers

  1. Edmund Rice – husband, father, Christian Brother: Irish Independent, September 13, 2008 (review by Brian Lynch)
  2. Portrait of a Christian crusader: Sunday Business Post, August 31, 2008 (review by Dermot Bolger)
  3. Founding fathers of a powerful brotherhood: The Irish Times, August 30, 2008 (review by Mary E Daly)
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Ken Wharton's A Long Long War: Voices from the British Army in Northern Ireland 1969-98

  1. Soldier sang to quell Maze prison riots: South Wales Echo, August 18, 2008 (by Nathan Bevan)
  2. Book published by Solihull firm recalls Ireland's troubled times: Birminham Post, August 4, 2008 (by Neil Connor)
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Brian Fleming's The Vatican Pimpernel: The Wartime Exploits of Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty

  1. How could a humble man of God outwit the Nazis?: Irish News, August 4, 2008 (by Margaret Canning)
  2. The Kerry monsignor who defied the Nazis: The Irish Times, April 5, 2008 (review by Joe Carroll)
  3. Ireland's one shining light in the Nazi gloom: Sunday Business Post, May 4, 2008 (review by Dermot Bolger)
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Elisabeth Kehoe's Ireland's Misfortune: The Turbulent Life of Kitty O'Shea

  1. Kitty O'Shea to the Irish, Katie to her friends: The Times, June 28, 2008 (review by Norma Clarke)
  2. Unwitting architect of Parnell's downfall: Sunday Business Post, June 15, 2008 (review by Maria Luddy)
  3. Biography Sex, lies and turbulence: Sunday Tribune, May 25, 2008 (review by Helen Rock)
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Deaglán de Bréadún's Far Side of Revenge: Making Peace in Northern Ireland

  1. Looking back from the far side of revenge: South Belfast News, May 31, 2008 (review by Jude Collins)
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Patrick Maguire's My Father's Watch

  1. When justice fails: The Guardian, June 28, 2008 (review by Ronan Bennett)
  2. Testimonies from the Troubles: The Observer, May 27, 2008 (by Andrew Anthony)
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Ed Moloney's Paisley: From Demagogue to Democrat?

  1. Converting Paisley the Irish demagogue: Eureka Street, May 27, 2008 (by Frank O'Shea)
  2. Paisley, by Ed Moloney & Great Hatred, Little Room, by Jonathan Powell: The Independent, May 2, 2008 (review by David McKittrick)
  3. Bedevilled by the detail: Sunday Independent, April 13, 2008 (review by Laura Servilan Brown)
  4. An anointed demagogue with few principles: Sunday Business Post, March 23, 2008 (review by Diarmaid Ferriter)
  5. The Paisley puzzle: Irish Independent, March 1, 2008 (review by Maurice Hayes)
  6. Paisley's remarkable journey: (from the Irish Times, February 23, 2008, extract)
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David McWilliams's The Pope's Children: The Irish Economic Triumph and the Rise of Ireland's New Elite

  1. 'Pope's Children' explains Ireland's new prosperity: Chicago Tribune, May 6, 2008 (review by Kevin Cullen)
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Charlie McGuire's Roddy Connolly and the Struggle for Socialism in Ireland

  1. Connolly's doomed striving for socialism: Sunday Business Post, April 20, 2008 (review by Andrew Lynch)
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Dermot Keogh & Andrew McCarthy's The Making of the Irish Constitution, 1937

  1. De Valera and the one true church: Irish Independent, February 2, 2008 (review by John Bruton)
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Paula Wylie's Ireland and the Cold War: Recognition and Diplomacy 1949-1963

  1. Ireland and the Cold War: Irish Democrat, February 4, 2008 (review by Joe Jamison)
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Danine Farquharson & Sean Farrell (eds) Shadows of the Gunmen: Violence and Culture in Modern Ireland

  1. How the politics of violence seep into life: Sunday Tribune, March 9, 2008 (review by Frank Hanover)
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Malachi O'Doherty's The Telling Year

  1. Review – The Telling Year: Fortnight, February 2008 (review by Mick Fealty)
  2. The Telling Year: The Blanket, August 10, 2007 (review by Pól Ó Muirí)
  3. A telling history: (from the Irish News, May 20, 2007 by AP Maginness)
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Mary Daly and Margaret O'Callaghan (eds) 1916 in 1966: Commemorating the Easter Rising

  1. '66 and one generation's inspiration: Sunday Independent, March 23, 2008 (review by Dermot Bolger)
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David Miller's Queen's Rebels: Ulster Loyalism in Historic Perspective

  1. Queen's Rebels – Ulster loyalism in historical perspective: Irish Democrat, March 7, 2008 (review by Ruaírí Ó Domhnaíll)
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Thomas Hennessey's Northern Ireland: The Origins of the Troubles

  1. The Origin of the Troubles: Irish Democrat, February 12, 2008 (review by Roy Johnston)
  2. The Origins of the Troubles: Irish Democrat, April 5, 2006 (review by Michael McCann)
  3. How the Pandora's Box of the North was opened: Irish Independent, December 3, 2005 (review by Maurice Hayes)
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Susannah U. Bruce's The Harp and the Eagle: Irish-American Volunteers and the Union Army, 1861-1865

  1. 'The Harp and the Eagle' – Earning a Foothold: TheWildGeese.com, January 21, 2008 (review by Michael Kraus)
  2. The Harp and the Eagle, A Book Review: Catholic Exchange, January 7, 2007 (review by Benet Exton)
  3. Jewish Ireland in the Age of Joyce: Irish Voice/IrishAbroad.com, December 20, 2006 (review by Cahir O'Doherty)
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Stephen Walker's Forgotten Soldiers: The Irishmen Shot at Dawn

  1. Emotional accounts of the war to end all wars: Sunday Business Post, March 2, 2008 (review by Tim Pat Coogan)
  2. 'Forgotten Soldiers' – the Irishmen shot at dawn: Fermanagh Herald, January 2, 2008
  3. Righting the wrong: (from the Irish News, December 1, 2007 by AP Maginness)
  4. British general's brutal ruling on Falls man: Irelandclick.com, November 30, 2007 (review by Ciarán Barnes)
  5. Part two – Lest they forget... the extraordinary battle to clear loved ones' names: Belfast Telegraph, October 26, 2007 (extract)
  6. The truth behind the Irish soldiers shot at dawn: Belfast Telegraph, October 25, 2007 (extract)
  7. The hell where youth and laughter go: Sunday Business Post, November 11, 2007 (extract)
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Steve Bruce's Paisley: Religion and Politics in Northern Ireland

  1. Who really brought peace to Belfast?: The Times, February 27, 20008 (review by George Brock)
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Ed Moloney's A Secret History of the IRA – 2nd Edition

  1. Who really brought peace to Belfast?: The Times, February 27, 20008 (review by George Brock)
  2.       First edition
  3. The Supreme Commander: The Blanket, June 16, 2003 (by Anthony McIntyre)
  4. Disturbing Secrets: The Blanket, March 21, 2003 (review by Liam O Ruairc)
  5. The Taming of a Terrorist: New York Review of Books, January 29, 2003 (review by Fintan O'Toole)
  6. Opportunists and tacticians, but poor strategists: The Spectator (review by David Trimble)
  7. Teething troubles: The Observer, November 24, 2002 (review by Henry McDonald)
  8. A Wilderness of Mirrors: The Blanket (review by Seaghán Ó Murchú)
  9. The Twisting Path to Peace: New York Newsday, November 17, 2002 (review by Conal Urquhart)
  10. A balancing act: The Blanket, November 14, 2002 (review by Martin Patriquin)
  11. Peace of the grave: Macleans, November 18, 2002 (review by Brian Bethune)
  12. Thinker, toiler, soldier, spy: Boston Globe, November 10, 2002 (review by Anna Mundow)
  13. 'A Secret History of the IRA' – An Unfinished Conflict: New York Times, November 10, 2002 (review by Murray Sayle)
  14. Moloney's 'A Secret History' exposes IRA's webs of intrigue: Daily Yomiuri, November 10, 2002 (review by Declan Hayes)
  15. Revealing Secrets: The Blanket, October 6, 20002 (Editorial)
  16. A Secret History of the IRA: The Blanket (review by Deaglan O Donghaile)
  17. The Real IRA: The Blanket (review by Eamonn McCann)
  18. Read It And Weep: The Blanket, October 24, 2002 (review by Mick Hall)
  19. The Secret History of the IRA: Fortnight, November 2002 (review by Henry Patterson)
  20. Secrets and lies: Financial Times, October 18, 2002 (review by Roy Foster)
  21. The political treachery at the heart of the IRA: Daily Telegraph, October 17, 2002 (review by Toby Harnden)
  22. That Book: The Blanket, October 4, 2002 (review by Tommy McKearney)
  23. CEASEFIRE: (Chapter 15 from A Secret History of the IRA by Ed Moloney)
  24. Three words that led from Armalite to ballot box: Sunday Business Post October 6, 2002 (article by Tom McGurk)
  25. Exposing Adams' secrets to the light of day: Sunday Independent, October 6, 2002 (review by Jim Cusack)
  26. A Secret History of the IRA by Ed Moloney: Sunday Business Post, October 6, 2002 (review by Niall Stanage)
  27. End Run: Washington Post, October 6, 2002 (review by Fred Barbash)
  28. The wily ways of a boy from Ballymurphy: Belfast Telegraph, October 5, 2002 (review by Barry White)
  29. Betrayal on the high seas: Irish Echo, October 2, 2002 (extract)
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Kenneth Bloomfield's A Tragedy of Errors: The Government and Misgovernment of Northern Ireland

  1. Who really brought peace to Belfast?: The Times, February 27, 20008 (review by George Brock)
  2. Sins of omission: Irish Independent, April 21, 2007 (review by Maurice Hayes)
  3. Former head of civil service says united Ireland may be better for northerners: (from the Irish News, April 6, 2007 by William Graham)
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R F Foster's Luck and the Irish: A Brief History of Change, 1970-2000

  1. Cuddling Up With the Celtic Tiger: New York Sun, February 27, 2008 (review by Adam Kirsch)
  2. Ireland's bumpy road to modernity: Daily Telegraph, January 12, 2008 (review by Leo Mckinstry)
  3. Riding the Celtic Tiger: Daily Telegraph, January 5, 2008 (review by Bernard O'Donoghue)
  4. One, two, or several Irelands?: The Times, December 5, 2007 (review by Diarmid Ferriter)
  5. A land of Botox and Mercs: The Guardian, December 1, 2007 (review by Joseph O'Connor)
  6. Not all stout and oysters: The Sunday Times, November 18, 2007 (review by Michael Burleigh)
  7. Why Irish eyes are smiling: The Independent, November 16, 2007 (review by Ivan Fallon)
  8. Luck and the Irish by R. F. Foster: The Times, November 3, 2007 (review by Roy Hattersley)
  9. Revising history makes us rub our eyes!: Derry Journal, November 6, 2007
  10. Not the place it used to be: The Spectator, October 17, 2007 (review by Paul Bew)
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Clair Willis's That Neutral Island: A Cultural History of Ireland During the Second World War

  1. Staying neutral: The Guardian, February 9, 2008 (review by Ian Pindar)
  2. The long reach of war: Boston Globe, January 13, 2008 (review by Katherine A. Powers)
  3. The effects of Ireland's WWII policy of neutrality: Washington Times, September 9, 2007 (review by Martin Rubin)
  4. The Neutral Island – A Cultural History of Ireland During the Second World War: The Sunday Times, August 19, 2007 (review by Charles Townshend)
  5. That Neutral Island, by Clair Wills: Independent on Sunday, May 13, 2007 (review by Cal McCrystal)
  6. How Ireland closed its eyes to war: Sunday Business Post, March 11, 2007 (review by Dermot Bolger)
  7. Damned if you don't: The Guardian, March 17, 2007 (review by Blake Morrison)
  8. 'A ban on feeling': The Guardian, March 10, 2007 (by Clair Wills)
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Keith Jeffery's Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson: A Political Soldier

  1. Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson: Irish Democrat, February 4, 2008 (review by Ruaírí Ó Domhnaill)
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Jim Cusack & Henry McDonald's UVF: The Endgame

  1. 'He articulated voice of the new voiceless': Sunday Life, February 3, 2008 (extract)
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Peter Duffy's The Killing of Major Denis Mahon: A Mystery of Old Ireland

  1. Bringing the Famine Back Home: Catholic Sun (Syracuse), October 25, 2007 (review by Connie Cissell)
  2. Famine's Villains: New York Times, December 9, 2007 (review by Cormac Ó Gráda)
  3. Potatoes, politics, and murder in Ireland: Boston Globe, October 2, 2007 (review by Michael Kenney)
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Tom Herron and John Lynch's After Bloody Sunday: Representation, Ethics, Justice

  1. Bloody Sunday – the truths behind a terrible event: Sunday Tribune, January 13, 2008 (review by Frank Hanover)
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Mairtin O Cathain's Irish Republicanism in Scotland, 1858-1916: Fenians in Exile

  1. Irish Republicanism in Scotland 1858-1916: Irish Democrat, January 9, 2008 (review by Stephen Coyle)
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Andrew Higgins Wyndham's Re-Imagining Ireland

  1. Ireland in a Global Age: H-Net.org, June 2007 (review by Mark Doyle)
  2. Re-Imagining Ireland: The Blanket, October 24, 2007 (review by Seaghán Ó Murchú)
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Richard Aldous's Great Irish Speeches

  1. History revealed through the words of those making it: Sunday Independent, January 6, 2008 (review by John S Doyle)
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Brendan O'Brein's The Story of Ireland

  1. Irish history made easy: Sunday Tribune, December 9, 2007 (review by Anne Flaherty)
  2. Adolescence is hard but help lies between the covers: Sunday Independent, December 9, 2007 (by Celia Keenan, scroll down)
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Peter F. Stevens's The Voyage of the Catalpa: A Perilous Journey and Six Irish Rebels' Flight to Freedom

  1. A Fenian escapade: Irish Democrat, May 22, 2003 (review by Ruairí Ó Domhnaill)
  2. The Voyage of the Catalpa: Irish American News, March 2002 (review by Frank West)Part Two (April 2002)
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Paul Bew's Ireland: The Politics of Enmity 1789-2006

  1. Partnership of Loss: London Review of Books, December 13, 2007 (review by Roy Foster)
  2. One, two, or several Irelands?: The Times, December 5, 2007 (review by Diarmid Ferriter)
  3. A tribute to Ulster's A.J.P. Taylor: The Spectator, February 21, 2007
  4. Not all stout and oysters: The Sunday Times, November 18, 2007 (review by Michael Burleigh)
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Catherine McCartney's Walls of Silence

  1. Sisters five accused of intimidating IRA': Fermanagh Herald, November 28, 2007 (by Michael Breslin)
  2. What price the process?: Guardian.co.uk, November 22, 2007 (by Glenn Patterson)
  3. Sisters doing it by themselves: Belfast Telegraph, November 27, 2007 (by Gail Walker)
  4. McCartney sister's book slams Ahern for his lack of support: Sunday Independent, November 25, 2007 (by Jim Cusack)
  5. Knocking down the walls of intimidation: Sunday Tribune, November 18, 2007 (review by Carrie Twomey)
  6. I'm no tout: Sunday Life, November 4, 2007 (by Stephen Breen)
  7. SF members 'stay silent' on death of McCartney: Sunday Independent, October 28, 2007 (by Jim Cusack)
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Marta Ramon's A Provisional Dictator: James Stephens and the Fenian movement

  1. A Provisional Dictator – James Stevens: Irish Democrat, November 13, 2007 (review by Michael O'Sullivan)
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Elizabeth Keane's An Irish Statesman and Revolutionary: The Nationalist and Internationalist Politics of Sean MacBride

  1. A singular voice in Irish history: Sunday Business Post, November 18, 2007 (review by Dermot Bolger)
  2. MacBride – 'Irish Statesman and Revolutionary': Irish Democrat, November 21, 2006 (review by Roy Johnston)
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Christy Campbell's Fenian Fire

  1. Victoria and the big-bang theory: The Observer, May 26, 2002 (review by Roy Hattersley)
  2. A baneful tale of intrigue, treachery and deceit: Irish Democrat, October 2, 2002(review by Ruairí Ó Domhnaill)
  3. Fenian Fire – The British Government Plot to Assassinate Queen Victoria by Christy Campbell: Sunday Business Post, June 16, 2002 (review by Frank Callanan)
  4. When the prime minister plotted to kill the queen: Sunday Telegraph, May 19, 2002 (review by Andrew Roberts)
  5. Britain framed Irish hero with 'jubilee plot' to murder Victoria: The Observer, May 12, 2002 (by Kamal Ahmed)
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Terry Golway's Irish Rebel: John Devoy and America's Fight for Ireland's Freedom

  1. Books in Brief – Nonfiction: New York Times, March 15, 1998 (review by David Murray)
  2. Irish Rebel—John Devoy and America's Fight for Ireland's Freedom: Wild Geese, September 3, 2002 (review by Joseph Gannon)
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Stephen Travers & Neil Fetherstonhaugh's The Miami Showband Massacre: A Survivor's Search for the Truth

  1. Survivor in truth search: Newry Democrat, September 19, 2007
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Niamh O'Sullivan's Every Dark Hour: A History of Kilmainham Jail

  1. Jailhouse tales: Village, June 14, 2007 (review by Patrick Geoghegan)
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Jason K. Knirck's Women of the Dail: Gender, Republicanism and the Anglo-irish Treaty

  1. Women of the Dáil: Irish Democrat, April 25, 2007 (review by Peter Berresford Ellis)
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John Borgonovo (editor) Florence And Josephine O'Donoghue's War of Independence: A Destiny That Shapes Our Ends

  1. The O'Donoghues' War of Independence: Irish Democrat, July 3, 2006 (review by Peter Berresford Ellis)
  2. Secrets, lies, love and Civil War: Irish Echo, July 6, 2007 (review by Peter McDermott)
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Eoin Flannery & Angus Mitchell (Editors) Enemies of Empire: New Perspectives on Imperialism, Literature and History

  1. Enemies Of Empire: Irish Democrat, July 26, 2007 (review by Michael O'Sullivan)
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Gerry Adams's An Irish Eye

  1. Why Martin and Ian's honeymoon is going well ...: Belfast Telegraph, September 18, 2007 (by Laurence White)
  2. Intelligent pieces fail to engage: Sunday Business Post, September 2, 2007 (review by Robert Clougher)
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Annie Ryan's Comrades: Inside the War of Independence

  1. Irish history is still the wind to shake our barley: Irish Independent, July 14, 2007 (review by John Spain)
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Eric P. Kaufmann's The Orange Order: A Contemporary Northern Irish History

  1. The past burns bright: Irish Independent, July 14, 2007 (review by Maurice Hayes)
  2. Orange Order must adhere to Christian ethos: (from the Irish Times, July 17, 2007 by Brian Kennaway)
  3. Unlocking the closed doors of the Orangeism: The News Letter, June 5, 2007 (review by Brian Kennaway)
  4. Orangeism's role in the new Ulster: The News Letter, May 28, 2007 (extract)
  5. Paisley in call for loyalists to unite: The News Letter, May 25, 2007 (extract)
  6. The Orange Order prepares for war: The News Letter, May 25, 2007 (extract)
  7. An Orange history from inside: The News Letter, May 21, 2007 (by Eric P. Kaufmann)
  8. Parades Commission divides the Order: The News Letter, May 23, 2007 (extract)
  9. The Orange Order in Bandit Country: The News Letter, May 22, 2007 (extract)
  10. Blair, the Order and Drumcree: The News Letter, May 22, 2007 (extract)
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Mervyn Jess's The Orange Order

  1. The past burns bright: Irish Independent, July 14, 2007 (review by Maurice Hayes)
  2. Orange Order must adhere to Christian ethos: (from the Irish Times, July 17, 2007 by Brian Kennaway)
  3. Orange Order Wants No Help: Irish Voice/IrishAbroad.com, July 13, 2007 (by Paddy Clancy)
  4. Drumcree 'dance' that spawned a monster: Belfast Telegraph, May 21, 2007 (extract)
  5. Sinn Féin, the Orange Order and the march of time: Belfast Telegraph, May 22, 2007 (extract)
  6. So, what really happens behind lodge doors ...: Belfast Telegraph, May 22, 2007 (extract)
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John Waller's Irish Flames: Peter Waller's true story of the arrival of the Black and Tans

  1. Irish Flames: Irish Democrat, April 25, 2007 (review by Peter Berresford Ellis)
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Danny Morrison (editor) Hunger Strike: Reflections on the 1981 Republican Hunger Strike

  1. Hunger Strike, reflections: Irish Democrat, May 19, 2007 (review by David Granville)
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Thomas Kettle's The Orange Order: A Contemporary Northern Irish History

  1. The Open Secret of Ireland: Irish Democrat, April 25, 2007 (review by Ian Mc Keane)
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Shulami Eliash's The Harp and the Shield of David

  1. Ireland meets the new Jewish state: Sunday Business Post, May 27, 2007 (review by Rory Miller)
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Ivan F. Nelson's The Irish Militia, 1793-1802: Ireland's Forgotten Army

  1. Catholic Irishmen who fought the 1798 rebels: Sunday Business Post, June 3, 2007 (review by Tom Bartlett)
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Roy Johnston's Century of Endeavour: A Biographical and Autobiographical View of the Twentieth Century in Ireland

  1. Writer brings republicanism back to its roots: (from the Irish News, May 28, 2007 by Roy Garland)
  2. Century of Endeavour: Fortnight, January 2007 (review by Richard English)
  3. Joe & Roy Johnston – 'Water Running Uphill'?: The Blanket, December 14, 2006 (review by Seaghán Ó Murchú)
  4. A "Must Read" For Those With a Serious Interest: The Blanket, January 9, 2007 (review by Liam O Ruairc)
  5. Century of Endeavour: Irish Democrat, September 12, 2006 (review by Ruán O'Donnell)
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Sean Moylan's Sean Moylan, in His Own Words: His Memoir of the Irish War of Independence, with a Selection of Speeches and Poems

  1. Sean Moylan – soldier, politician and independent spirit: Irish Democrat, September 16, 2005 (review by Micheál O'Riordan)
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Emmet O'Connor's Reds And The Green: Ireland, Russia, and the Communist Internationals, 1919-43

  1. Ireland, Russia and the Communist Internationals: Irish Democrat, June 16, 2005 (review by Ian McKeane)

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Shane Hegarty's The Irish Times Book of The 1916 Rising

  1. Irish Times Book of the 1916 Rising: Irish Democrat, March 13, 2007 (review by Declan O'Brien)
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Niall O'Dochartaigh's From Civil Rights to Armalites: Derry and the Birth of the Irish Troubles

  1. From Civil Rights to Armalites: (from Irelandclick.com, March 31, 2005, review by Martin Morgan)
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Terence Dooley's The Land For The People: The Land Question In Independent Ireland

  1. The Land for the People: Irish Democrat, February 8, 2005 (review by Roy Johnston)
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Don Akenson's An Irish History of Civilization: Volume 1

  1. Postcards from the past . . .: Irish Independent, September 24, 2005 (review by John Bruton)
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Meda Ryan's Michael Collins and the Women Who Spied for Ireland

  1. Michael Collins and the Women Who Spied for Ireland: Irish Democrat, November 21, 2006 (review by Peter Berresford Ellis)
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Senan Moloney's The Phoenix Park Murders: Murder, Betrayal and Retribution

  1. The Phoenix Park Murders: Irish Democrat, November 21, 2006 (review by Peter Berresford Ellis)
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Joe Ambrose's Dan Breen and the IRA

  1. Dan Breen and the IRA: Irish Democrat, January 29, 2007 (review by Peter Berresford Ellis)
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Helen Kelly's Irish Ingleses: The Irish Immigrant Experience in Argentina, 1840-1920

  1. Academic study sheds light on Irish emigrant experience in Argentina: The Irish Times, July 27, 2009 (review by Fergus Mulligan)
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Ian Malcolm's Towards Inclusion: Protestants and the Irish Language

  1. Do Protestants really think the Irish language is not for them?: Belfast Telegraph, July 30, 2009 (by Ian Malcolm)
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John Bew, Martyn Frampton, & Inigo Gurruchaga Talking to Terrorists: Making Peace in Northern Ireland and the Basque Country

  1. Talking to terrorists is dangerous: (from the Ulster News Letter, July 25, 2009, review by Jeff Dudgeon)
  2. Talking to terrorists – it's a messy mix of soft soap and hard power: Irish Examiner, May 27, 2009 (by Steven King)
  3. Talking to Terrorists: The Myths, Misconceptions and Misapplication of the Northern Ireland Peace Process: Jerusalem Viewpoints, August—September 2008 (by John Bew and Martyn Frampton)
  4. History of terrorism offers lessons on conflicts: Sunday Business Post, May 31, 2009 (review by Rory Miller)
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Risteard Mulcahy My Father, the General: Richard Mulchay and the Military History of the Revolution

  1. In the shadow 0f another gunman: Irish Independent, July 25, 2009 (review by John Bruton)
  2. The revolution's unsung hero: The Irish Times, July 25, 2009 (review by Michael Kennedy)
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Ruth Dudley Edwards Aftermath: The Omagh Bombing and the Families' Pursuit of Justice

  1. Aftermath, By Ruth Dudley Edwards: The Independent, July 24, 2009 (review by David McKittrick)
  2. After Omagh – the families who took on the bombers: Irish Independent, July 18, 2009 (interview with Dudley Edwards by John Spain)
  3. Face to face with evil – How the awesome courage of Omagh victims' families – and big hearts of Mail readers – led to victory: Daily Mail, June 17, 2009 (extract)
  4. Shameless betrayal – How Omagh victims were left to confront bombers themselves after Blair failed to deliver justice: Daily Mail, June 16, 2009 (extract)
  5. The Omagh bombing – I never realised how beautiful my son's eyes were until I saw his broken little body: Daily Mail, June 15, 2009 (extract)
  6. Day a car bomb brought carnage to a small town – The first extract from a new book about the Omagh tragedy: Daily Mail, June 13, 2009 (extract)
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John Pickering Drumcree

  1. Thousands throng to: The News Letter, May 18, 2009 (extract)
  2. Reverend unveils Drumcree book: The News Letter, May 15, 2009
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John O'Connell God is a Woman and the Future's Female!: Why Our Lady is Really God, and Mark Durkan Knows it, the Unionists Deny it, But Gerry Adams Just Doesn't Get it at All!

  1. Messing with the mystic in Ireland today: Tribune Magazine (UK), December 3, 2008 (review by John Coulter)
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Marnie Hay Bulmer Hobson and the Nationalist Movement in Twentieth-Century Ireland

  1. Sidelined republican who lived for 50 years in rage and obscurity: The Irish Times, June 24, 2009 (review by Jeffrey Dudgeon)
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Richard Moore Can I Give Him My Eyes?

  1. I met the soldier who blinded me — but he never apologised: Irish Independent, July 8, 2009 (by Sue Leonard)
  2. Heroic tale of a child caught in crossfire who had the vision to forgive: The Irish Times, May 19, 2009 (review by Gemma Hussey)
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Cal McCarthy Green, Blue & Grey: The Irish in the American Civil War

  1. America's fighting Irish: Irish Examiner, July 6, 2009 (review by Peter Levy)
  2. The fightin' Irish who saw action on both sides of the American Civil War: The Irish Times, June 29, 2009 (review by Frank McNally)
  3. New book features the US military exploits of Sligo's Michael Corcoran: Sligo Champion, May 27, 2009
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Micheal O Siochru's God's Executioner: Oliver Cromwell and the Conquest of Ireland

  1. God's Executioner: Irish Democrat, April 29, 2009 (review by Michael O'Sullivan)
  2. God's Executioner – Oliver Cromwell and the Conquest of Ireland: Sunday Tribune, May 24, 2009 (review by Tom Widger)
  3. Ahern says he did not leave Cook's office over Cromwell: The Irish Times, October 10, 2008 (by Pamela Newenham)
  4. Was Cromwell really the devil incarnate?: Irish Independent, September 20, 2008 (review by Maurice Hayes)
  5. God's Executioner: Oliver Cromwell and the Conquest of Ireland by Micheal O Siochru: The Sunday Times, August 17, 2008 (by John Carey)
  6. Brute force: The Guardian, September 20, 2008 (review by Ronan Bennett)
  7. Definitive word on Ireland's tormentor: Sunday Business Post, September 14, 2008 (review by Andrew Lynch)
  8. Review – God's Executioner by Micheál Ó Siochrú: Daily Telegraph, September 6, 2008 (review by Marcus Nevitt)
  9. Why Cromwell's chequered life is well worth a read: Belfast Telegraph, September 8, 2008 (by Pól Ó Muirí)
  10. Hidden History – Cromwell in Ireland: Irish Independent, September 6, 2008 (review by Paul Whitington)
  11. The Big Question – Was Cromwell a revolutionary hero or a genocidal war criminal?: The Independent, September 4, 2008
  12. Massacres at Drogheda and Wexford were 'war crimes': Sunday Independent, August 31, 2008
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Richard English's Irish Freedom: A History of Nationalism in Ireland

  1. Irish Freedom: Irish Democrat, March 13, 2007 (review by David Granville)
  2. A History of Nationalism in Ireland: The Blanket (review by Liam O Ruairc)
  3. Book on nationalism wins Ewart-Biggs award: Irish Independent, February 22, 2007 (by John Spain)
  4. How the IRA doomed itself to bloody futility: The Observer, February 18, 2007 (review by Henry McDonald)
  5. A nation once again: but what does it mean?: Irish Independent, January 13, 2007 (review by John Bruton)
  6. Identity crisis: New Statesman, January 29, 2007 (review by Tom Paulin)
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Fionbarra O'Dochartaigh's Ulster's White Negroes: From Civil Rights to Insurrection

  1. England's Legacy to Ireland – State Sponsored Terrorism: The Blanket, January 11, 2007 (review by Richard Wallace)
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Denis O'Hearn's Nothing but an Unfinished Song

  1. Nothing But An Unfinished Song: Irish Democrat, November 21, 2006 (review by Michael O'Sullivan)
  2. Human rights icon profiled: Charleston Post and Courier, April 9, 2006 (review by Jackie Tremblay)
  3. Bobby Sands – an international icon: Irish Democrat, April 6, 2006
  4. Legacy of Cage Eleven: (from Irelandclick.com, March 6, 2006, extract)
  5. Bobby Sands – Boyhood Rathcoole days recalled: (from Irelandclick.com, March 2, 2006, extract)
  6. Prisoners' resolve is strengthened in the face of increasing adversity: Daily Ireland, March 3, 2006 (extract)
  7. Pursuing and winning freedom through books at bedtime: Daily Ireland, March 2, 2006 (extract)
  8. 'There's only one solution… back on hunger strike': Daily Ireland, March 1, 2006 (extract)
  9. Becoming politically radical in Cages of Long Kesh: Daily Ireland, February 28, 2006 (extract)
  10. The IRA's Empty Victory: Washington Post, February 28, 2006 (review by Ed Moloney)
  11. Childhood before sectarian state got vicious: Daily Ireland, February 27, 2006 (extract)
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J. J. Lee & Marion Casey (Editors) Making the Irish American: History and Heritage of the Irish in the United States

  1. 'Making the Irish American' a Welcome – And Needed – Reflection: TheWildGeese.com, March 20, 2007 (review by Patricia Jameson-Sammartano)
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Peter Martin's Censorship in the Two Irelands 1922-1939

  1. Censorship in the two Irelands: Irish Democrat, March 13, 2007 (review by Peter Berresford Ellis)
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Tadhg Foley & Maureen O'Connor (Editors) Ireland And India: Colonies, Culture And Empire

  1. Ireland and India: Irish Democrat, February 27, 2007 (review by Avtar Sadiq)
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John Borgonovo's Spies, Informers And the 'Anti-Sinn Fein Society': The Intelligence War in Cork City, 1920-1921

  1. Spies, Informers and the 'Anti-Sinn Fein Society': Irish Democrat, January 29, 2007 (review by Peter Berresford Ellis)
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Fintan O'Toole's White Savage: William Johnson and the Invention of America

  1. White Savage – William Johnson and the Invention of America: Irish America/IrishAbroad.com, December '05/January '06
  2. Frontier finesse: Houston Chronicle, November 18, 2005 (review by Steven E. Alford)
  3. Dancer with the Mohawks: Scotland on Sunday, August 21, 2005 (review by Alex Massie)
  4. 'White Savage' – Going Native: New York Times, October 16, 2005 (review by Caleb Crain)
  5. A walk on the wild side: Daily Telegraph, August 28, 2005 (review by Joanna Kavenna)
  6. Going Native: Washington Post, February 7, 2006 (review by Matthew Price)
  7. Don Giovanni goes to the New World: Independent on Sunday, January 1, 2006 (review by Frank McLynn)
  8. History – White Savage by Fintan O'Toole: The Sunday Times, August 28, 2005 (review by Stella Tillyard)
  9. In the valley of the Mohawk: The Guardian, August 27, 2005 (review by Michael Moorcock)
  10. White Savage – William Johnson and the invention of America by Fintan O'Toole: The Independent, August 19, 2005 (review by Stephen Howe)
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Desmond Norton's Landlords, Tenants, Famine: the business of an Irish agency in the 1840

  1. Landlords, Tenants, Famine: Irish Democrat, February 13, 2007 (review by Michael O'Sullivan)
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Gary McGladdery's The Provisional IRA in England: The Bombing Campaign 1973-1997

  1. No Clean Hands: The Blanket, November 2006 (review by Anthony McIntyre)
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Derek Lundy's A Bloody Red Hand

  1. Men That God Made Mad, by Derek Lundy: The Independent, February 9, 2007 (review by Christopher Hirst)
  2. Home rules: The Guardian, February 10, 2007 (review by Judith Rice)
  3. Uncovering the unionist bogeyman: Sunday Business Post, March 5, 2006 (review by Paul T Colgan)
  4. Loyalists and Lundy men: Irish Independent, March 4, 2006 (review by Maurice Hayes)
  5. Madmen, traitors, heroes and bigots: The Times, February 11, 2006 (review by John Burnside)
  6. A peephole on the Irish conflict: Sunday Telegraph, February 12, 2006 (review by Jenny McCartney)
  7. Writing home: (from the Irish News, February 18, 2006, review by AP Maginness)
  8. 'The sore that will not heal': Toronto Globe and Mail, February 18, 2006 (review by Mark Anthony Jarman)
  9. Who betrayed the Lundys?: The Guardian, February 11, 2006 (review by Roy Foster)
  10. Men That God Made Mad by Derek Lundy: Independent on Sunday, February 12, 2006 (review by Cal McCrystal)
  11. The Bloody Red Hand: Toronto Globe and Mail, February 18, 2006
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Peter Quinn's Looking for Jimmy: A Search for Irish America

  1. How the Irish claimed their place in the New World: Washington Post, February 25, 2007 (review by Jonathan Yardley)
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Cormac O'Grada's Jewish Ireland in the Age of Joyce: A Socioeconomic History

  1. Bloom and Dublin's Jews: Irish Independent, February 17, 2007 (review by Brian Lynch)
  2. Jewish Ireland in the Age of Joyce: Irish Voice/IrishAbroad.com, December 20, 2006 (review by Cahir O'Doherty – scroll down)
  3. Why the Jews came to Ireland, and left: Sunday Business Post, February 18, 2007 (review by Emmanuel Kehoe)
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Peter Hart's Mick: The Real Michael Collins

  1. Mick – The Real Michael Collins: Foreign Affairs, May/June 2006 (review by Stanley Hoffmann)
  2. The real Michael Collins: Newfoundland & Labrador Independent, February 26, 2006 (by Stephanie Porter)
  3. A controversial new biography of Michael Collins: Literary Review (review by Mary Kenny)
  4. A parade of glory and grievance: Daily Telegraph, November 20, 2005 (review by Leo Mckinstry)
  5. Who was the real Michael Collins: The New Republic, March 13, 2006 (review by Fintan O'Toole)
  6. The Real Michael Collins: Waterford Today
  7. Irish independence warrior Collins loses some lustre in new biography: Winnipeg Free Press, February 19, 2006 (review by Tom Oleson)
  8. 'The Big Fella' go bragh!: Toronto Globe and Mail, February 18, 2006 (review by Joe Brady)
  9. The Big Fellow: New York Times, March 5, 2006 (review by Denis Donoghue)
  10. Born of chaos: Boston Globe, February 26, 2006 (review by Anna Mundow)
  11. Collins as accidental hero: (from the Irish News, October 22, 2005, review by AP Maginness)
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Diarmaid Ferriter's The Transformation of Ireland 1900-2000

  1. The Transformation of Ireland: Foreign Affairs, January/February 2006 (review by Stanley Hoffman)
  2. Diarmaid Ferriter's The Transformation of Ireland: The Blanket, June 14, 2006 (review by Seaghán Ó Murchú)
  3. Ireland – The Transformation of Ireland 1900-2000 by Diarmaid Ferriter: The Sunday Times, November 7, 2005 (review by Paul Bew)
  4. The way we were: Irish Independent, November 2, 2004 (review by John Bruton)
  5. A tale of two halves: The Guardian, November 13, 2004 (review by Roy Foster)
  6. View from below: New Stateman, December 6, 2004 (review by Ray Ryan)
  7. The Transformation of Ireland, 1900-2000: History Today, February 2005 (rewview by Alvin Jackson)
  8. Review – The Transformation of Ireland 1900-2000: Asian Review of Books, June 6, 2005 (review by Charles Foran)
  9. Review – The Transformation of Ireland 1900-2000: IrishAbroad.com (review by Graham Clifford)
  10. Reflections on state of a nation: Sunday Business Post, October 3, 2004 (review by Dermot Bolger)
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Thomas Lynch's Booking Passage: We Irish and Americans

  1. Roots – an Irish-American comes home: Irish Independent, September 17, 2005 (review by Brian Kelly)
  2. "Booking Passage" – An Irish way of storytelling: Seattle Times, August 5, 2005 (review by Clarence Brown)
  3. Undertaking a journey home to Ireland: Chicago Sun Times, June 12, 2005 (review by Stephen J. Lyons)
  4. The poet undertakes a reviving journey home: The Independent, August 19, 2005 (review by Patricia Craig)
  5. 'Booking Passage' – Sublime and Treeless: New York Times, June 12, 2005 (review by Joseph O'Neill)
  6. An Irish rag-bag: The Guardian, November 5, 2005 (review by Lionel Shriver)
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Sean Patrick Donlan (editor) Edmund Burke's Irish Identities

  1. Edmund Burke's Irish Identities: Irish Democrat, February 13, 2007 (review by Michael O'Sullivan)
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Margaret Ó hÓgartaigh's Kathleen Lynn: Irishwomen, patriot, doctor

  1. Kathleen Lynn – Irishwomen, patriot, doctor: Irish Democrat, January 30, 2007 (review by Peter Berresford Ellis)
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David McKittrick and David McVea's Making Sense of the Troubles: The Story of Conflict in Northern Ireland

  1. Making Sense of the Troubles: Foreign Affairs, September/October 2002 (review by Philip Gordon)
  2. Definitive Troubles book updated for republication: (from the Irish News, June 16, 2004 by Barry McCaffrey)
  3. Making Sense of the Troubles – The Story of Conflict in Northern Ireland: The Blanket, November 3, 2002 (review by Buffy Maguire)
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Austin Aughey's The Politics of Northern Ireland: Beyond the Belfast Agreement

  1. The Politics of Northern Ireland: Irish Democrat, November 23, 2006 (review by Ken Keable)
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Justin O'Brien's Killing Finucane: The Inside Story of Britain's Intelligence War

  1. Killing Finucane: Irish Democrat, January 29, 2007 (review by Ken Keable)
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Lyn Ebenezer's Frongoch and the Birth of the IRA

  1. Fron-Goch and the birth of the IRA: Irish Democrat, April 25, 2007 (review by Peter Berresford Ellis)
  2. After The Rising … 'Fron-goch and the Birth of the IRA': TheWildGeese.com, June 17, 2006 (review by Kieron C. Punch)
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Don Mullan's Gordon Banks: A Hero Who Could Fly

  1. How an English Goalie Helped Teen Escape From Abyss of 'The Troubles': TheWildGeese.com, January 15, 2007 (review by Marie-Claire McGann)

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Seosamh O Longaigh's Emergency Law in Independent Ireland, 1922-1948

  1. Emergency Law in Independent Ireland: Irish Democrat, November 21, 2006 (review by Ruaírí Ó Domhnaill)
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Chris Ryder's Fighting Fitt: The Gerry Fitt Story

  1. Fitt for anything: Irish Independent, February 10, 2007 (review by Maurice Hayes)
  2. Colourful politician who never lost common touch: (from the Irish News, December 8, 2006 by Luke Ryan)
  3. New book reveals Fitt had been adopted: (from the Irish News, November 22, 2006, by Bimpe Fatogun)
  4. From Workhouse to Upper House: Belfast Telegraph, November 21, 2006 (extract)
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Sean Boyne's Gunrunners: The Covert Arms Trail to Ireland

  1. Blowing the lid on the trade secrets of the IRA gunrunners: Sunday Independent, January 21, 2006 (review by Joseph O'Malley)
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T. Ryle Dwyer's I Signed My Death Warrant: Michael Collins and the Treaty

  1. Collins and the Treaty: Irish Democrat, January 29, 2007 (review by Peter Berresford Ellis)
  2. Struggling toward Statehood: Irish Examiner, October 23, 2006 (extract)
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Patricia Craig's The Ulster Anthology

  1. Ulster brought to book: Sunday Life, January 28, 2007 (review by Audrey Watson)
  2. The Ulster Anthology, ed. Patricia Craig: The Independent, January 19, 2007 (review by Carol Rumens)
  3. Northern lights: Irish Independent, December 16, 2006 (review by Maurice Hayes)
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Bernadette Whelan's United States Foreign Policy and Ireland: From Empire to Independence, 1913-1929

  1. How the Irish-US love affair began: Irish Independent. January 6, 2007 (review by Seán Donlon)
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Patsy McGarry's While Justice Slept: Nicky Kelly and the True Story Behind the Sallins Train Robbery

  1. Timely reminder of notorious raid highlights justice failure: Sunday Business Post, January 14, 2007 (review by MM Russell)
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Thomas McAlindon's Bloodstains in Ulster: The Notorious Case of Robert the Painter

  1. Hijacking the justice system: (from the Irish News, April 1, 2006, by AP Maginness)
  2. Getting away with murder: Sunday Life, September 10, 2006 (by John McGurk)
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Dermot Walsh's To the Honour of Jerry McCabe

  1. Potential Sinn Fein voters should read this book . . .: Irish Independent, January 6, 2007 (review by Justine McCarthy)
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Tom Hartley's Written in Stone: The History of Belfast City Cemetery

  1. Belfast's turbulent times set in stone: Sunday Business Post, January 7, 2007 (review by Seth Linder)
  2. Cemeteries – a touchstone to community's history: (from the Irish News, November 4, review by AP Maginness)
  3. Of grave concern: Belfast Telegraph, November 14, 2006 (by Laurence White)
  4. Hallowed ground spawns a fascinating history: (from the Irish News, November 2, 2006, by Jim Gibney)
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Willie Carson's Derry Through the Lens – Refocus

  1. Bogside resembled a war zone when fatal shootings happened: (from the Irish News, November 13, 2006)
  2. MP's time as IRA man captured in new book: (from the Irish News, November 13, 2006)
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Gerard Ronan's The Irish Zorro: The Extraordinary Adventures of William Lamport (1615-1659)

  1. 'The Irish Zorro': Irish Democrat, July 28, 2005 (review by Peter Berresford Ellis)
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Geraldine Plunkett Dillon's Derry Through the Lens – Refocus – edited by Honor O. Brolchain

  1. 1916 sister: Irish Independent, December 2, 2006 (review by Brian Brennan)
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Catriona Crowe & Ronan Fanning's Documents on Irish Foreign Policy: 1937-1939 v. 5

  1. Inside the diplomatic pouch – tales of the king and I: Sunday Independent, December 3, 2006 (review by John A Murphy)
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Myles Dungan's How the Irish Won the West

  1. Irish cowboys who tamed the West: Irish Independent, November 25, 2006 (review by Brian Kelly)
  2. Unheroic tales of Irish who rode the range: Sunday Business Post, December 3, 2006 (review by Emmanuel Kehoe)
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Philip Orr's Field of Bones: The Gallipoli Campaign

  1. Remembering the lost division: Village, November 23, 2006 (review by Edward O'Hare)
  2. Irish at Gallipoli remembered at last: Sunday Business Post, November 19, 2006 (review by Dermot Bolger)
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Des Ekin's The Stolen Village: Baltimore and the Barbary Pirates

  1. The Irish slaves in North Africa: Irish Independent, November 11, 2006 (review by Tom MacSweeney)
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Jackie "Legs" Robinson & June Caldwell's In Love with a Mad Dog

  1. Deadly birthday gift to Mad Dog; Two dads shot dead to please drug addict Adair: News of the World, October 29, 2006 (by Martin Breen)
  2. Sex and sectarianism in loyalist paramilitary world: (from the Sunday Tribune, October 29, 2006 by Suzanne Breen)
  3. Me and Mad Dog – Our love story: Belfast Telegraph, November 1, 2006 (by Laurence White)
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Donal Nevin's James Connolly: A Full Life

  1. Rough-hewn hero in his own words: Sunday Business Post, August 28, 2005 (review by Andrew Lynch)
  2. Bigger Book – Smaller Connolly: SocialistDemocracy.org, October 28, 2005 (review by D.R. O'Connor Lysaght)
  3. James Connolly – the socialist among the nationalist dreamers: Irish Independent, August 27, 2005 (review by Padraig Yeates)
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Diarmuid Begley's Road to Crossbarry: The Decisive Battle of the War of Independence

  1. Sinn Fein make hay with 'Wind That Shakes the Barley' book: Irish Independent, November 9, 2006 (by Anne-Marie Walsh)
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Anthony Jordan's W. T. Cosgrave 1880 – 1965: Founder of Modern Ireland

  1. Latest Cosgrave biography steers clear of key issues: Sunday Business Post, November 5, 2006 (review by David O'Donoghue)
  2. Cosgrave – female of the species is more dangerous: Sunday Independent, October 22, 2006 (by Liam Collins)
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Eamon McGuire's Enemy of the Empire

  1. Eamon McGuire – The Life of an Undercover IRA Activist: The Blanket, October 26, 2006 (review by William Hughes)
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Peter Keely's (a.k.a. Kevin Fulton) Unsung Hero

  1. Hunger strikers and an undercover agent: Irish Independent, October 21, 2006 (review by Maurice Hayes)
  2. The boy from nationalist Newry who became a British agent: Sunday Tribune, September 3, 2006 (review by Suzanne Breen)
  3. The story of an unsung hero: Belfast Telegraph, August 9, 2006 (by Laurence White)
  4. Secret Agent tells how he hit the IRA: The News Letter, July 31, 2006 (by Stephen Dempster)
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Rachel Ward's Women, Unionism And Loyalism in Northern Ireland: From 'Tea-Makers' to Political Actors

  1. Women and Unionism in Northern Ireland: Irish Democrat, September 12, 2006 (review by Ruaírí Ó Dohmnaill)
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Brain P Murphy's The Origins and Organisation of British Propaganda in Ireland 1920

  1. British propaganda in Ireland 1920: Irish Democrat, July 5, 2006 (review by Peter Berresford Ellis)
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Rachel Ward's Women, Unionism And Loyalism in Northern Ireland: From 'Tea-Makers' to Political Actors

  1. Women and Unionism in Northern Ireland: Irish Democrat, September 12, 2006 (review by Ruaírí Ó Dohmnaill)
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Danny Morrison (editor) Hunger Strike: Reflections on the 1981 Republican Hunger Strike

  1. Hunger strike message echoes down the years: (from the Irish News, September 21, 2006, review by Jim Gibney)
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Mary C. Kelly's The Shamrock And The Lily: The New York Irish And The Creation Of A Transatlantic Identity, 1845-1921

  1. New book focuses on Irish New York: Irish Echo, May 20, 2005 (by Ailbhe Jordan)
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Cornelius O'Leary & Patrick Maume's Controversial issues in Anglo-Irish relations, 1910-1921

  1. Controversial Issues in Anglo – Irish Relations, 1910 – 21: Irish Democrat, June 13, 2005 (review by Ian McKeane)
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D. J. Hickey's A New Dictionary of Irish History from 1800

  1. A New Dictionary of Irish History: Irish Democrat, November 28, 2005 (by John Corcoran)

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Nicholas Davies's Dead Men Talking

  1. Dead Men Talking: Irish Democrat, July 26, 2005 (review by John Corcoran)
  2. No smoking gun in expose of the North: Sunday Business Post, May 15, 2005 (review by Paul T Colgan)
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Aidan Hegarty's Kevin Lynch and the Irish Hunger Strike

  1. Dedication to hunger striker: (from the Irish News, August 12, 2006, review by AP Maginness)
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Fearghal McGarry's Eoin O'Duffy: A Self-Made Hero

  1. Eoin O'Duffy – a self-made hero: Irish Democrat, April 5, 2006 (review by Fintan Lane)
  2. Eoin O'Duffy's biography by Fearghal McGarry: The Blanket, August 20, 2006 (review by Seaghán Ó Murchú)
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Michael Collins's Buses Under Fire

  1. Bus heroes steered us all past Troubles: The News Letter, August 28, 2006 (review by Austin Hunter)
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Gerry Adams's The New Ireland: A Vision for the Future

  1. Unifying force: The Guardian, December 17, 2005 (by James Harkin)
  2. A cliche once again: Irish Independent, November 26, 2005 (review by Ruth Dudley Edwards)
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Robert White's Ruairí Ó Brádaigh: The Life and Politics of an Irish Revolutionary

  1. Soldier of the Legion of the Rearguard: The Blanket, July 2006 (review by Liam O Ruairc)
  2. Uncompromising: Nuvo, February 22, 2006 (review by Fran Quigley)
  3. A prisoner of his past: Village, May 11, 2006 (review by Scott Millar)
  4. Ruarí Ó Brádaigh – Robert White's biography of a Republican idealist: The Blanket, May 9, 2006 (review by Seaghán Ó Murchú)
  5. Book on RSF leader launched: Daily Ireland, April 13, 2006
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Meda Ryan's The Real Chief: Liam Lynch

  1. The Real Chief: Irish Democrat, April 11, 2005 (review by Peter Berresford Ellis)
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Louise Ryan & Margaret Ward's (editors) Irish Women and Nationalism: Soldiers, New Women and Wicked Hags

  1. Irish women and nationalism: Irish Democrat, February 23, 2005 (review by Sally Richardson)
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John P. McCarthy's Kevin O'Higgins: Builder Of The Irish State

  1. The man who built Ireland: Irish Independent, July 22, 2006 (review by John Bruton)
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Patrick Nee's A Criminal and an Irishman: The Inside Story of the Boston Mob-IRA Connection

  1. Inside the life of one of the IRA's most famous and wanted arms smugglers: Daily Ireland, July 26, 2006 (by Jim Dee)
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Gerard McAtasney's Sean Macdiarmada: The Mind of the Revolution

  1. Uncovering another Belfast revolutionary: (from Irelandclick.com, April 15, 2005)
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Michael Hopkinson's Green Against Green

  1. Green Against Green: Irish Democrat, April 14, 2005 (review by Shayla Warmsley)
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Maurice Manning's The Blueshirts

  1. When we flirted with fascism: Irish Independent, June 24, 2006 (review by John Bruton)
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Johnston Brown's Into the Dark

  1. Mad dogs and Ulstermen: Belfast Telegraph, July 18, 2006 (by Laurence White)
  2. 'Former colleagues will try to kill me': Daily Ireland, February 1, 2006 (by Connla Young)
  3. If it's a state secret to protect killers from conviction, I think it's time that was exposed...: Belfast Telegraph, January 6, 2006 (by David Gordon)
  4. Jonty's book of revelations a sure-fire hit: Sunday Life, November 6, 2005
  5. Book details RUC Special Branch 'plot' to kill officer: (from the Irish News, October 24, 2005, by Barry McCaffrey)
  6. Into The Dark – Tommy, the Catholic UVF man!: Sunday Life, October 30, 2005 (extract)
  7. Into The Dark – Beaten up by a fellow cop and told I would be shot: Sunday Life, October 30, 2005 (by Stephen Gordon)
  8. RUC veteran lifts lid on North's dirty war: Sunday Business Post, November 13, 2005 (review by Stephen Price)
  9. Into The Dark – Taking IRA confessions... with a little help from the pope: Sunday Life, November 6, 2005 (extract)
  10. Into The Dark – Proud to have saved Life of Provo's child: Sunday Life, November 6, 2005 (extract)
  11. Into The Dark – Bad apples and good stemmed from the Branch: Sunday Life, November 6, 2005 (extract)
  12. Into The Dark – Tout Tommy's exile: Sunday Life, October 30, 2005 (extract)
  13. Into The Dark – When the UVF came to visit: Sunday Life, October 30, 2005 (extract)
  14. Into The Dark – I'm the fall guy as Special Branch sell Stevens a 'pup': Sunday Life, October 23, 2005 (extract)
  15. Into The Dark – Barrett spilled the beans... and opened up huge can of worms: Sunday Life, October 23, 2005 (extract)
  16. Into The Dark – Confessions of a terror chief: Sunday Life, October 23, 2005 (extract)
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Geoffrey Lewis's Carson: The Man Who Divided Ireland

  1. A legacy that divides history: (from the Irish News, December 3, 2005, review by Eamon Phoenix)
  2. Carson – The Man Who Divided Ireland: The Sunday Times, May 29, 2005 (review by Ruth Dudley Edwards)
  3. Carson – totally Irish and yet totally British: Irish Independent, June 18, 2005 (review by Steven King)
  4. Biography does Carson's later life justice: Sunday Business Post, June 19, 2005 (review by Ken Griffin)
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Noel Davidson's Not by Might: A Journey in faith and Politics: The Authorised Biography of Jeffrey Donaldson

  1. The Daniel O'Donnell of the DUP: Irish Independent, January 22, 2005 (review by C.D.C. Armstrong)
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Henry McDonald's Colours: Ireland – from Bombs to Boom

  1. Journalist casts eye over Ireland: Sunday Business Post, January 16, 2005 (by Stephen Heatley)
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Gary McGladdery's The Provisional IRA in England: The Bombing Campaign 1973-1997

  1. Why there was no basis for IRA bombs in Britain: Irish Independent, June 10, 2006 (review by Steven King)
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Don Mullan's Speaking Truth to Power

  1. 'A supermarket for bombers with no one at the checkout': Sunday Life, June 4, 2006 (by Ciaran McGuigan)
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Fionntan de Brun's (editor) Belfast and the Irish Language

  1. Even the Dogs Bark in Irish?: The Blanket, May 30, 2006 (review by Seaghán Ó Murchú)
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Brian Kennaway's The Orange Order: A Tradition Betrayed

  1. They're marching into history: The Observer, June 4, 2006 (review by Henry McDonald)
  2. A rebel reverend who bravely calls the Orangemen to order: Sunday Independent, May 7, 2006 (by Ruth Dudley Edwards)
  3. Orange Order's principles not understood by leaders or members: (from the Irish Times, May 1, 2006, by Brian Kennaway)
  4. The Orange Order's march of the termites: Irish Independent, April 29, 2006 (review by Ruth Dudley Edwards)
  5. Unbiased view of order may shed light on ideals: (from the Irish News, April 28, 2006, by William Scholes)
  6. From tragedy to farce: Belfast Telegraph, April 27, 2006 (extract)
  7. A tradition betrayed: The Guardian, April 27, 2006 (extract)
  8. To talk or not to talk: Belfast Telegraph, April 26, 2006 (extract)
  9. Out of Order: Belfast Telegraph, April 25, 2006 (extract)
  10. The Order I hold dear: Belfast Telegraph, April 21, 2006 (by Chris Thornton)
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Danny Morrison's Rebel Columns

  1. Rebel Columns/Choosing the Green: Irish Democrat, January 6, 2005 (review by Pegeen O'Sullivan)
  2. Rebel with a cause: (from the Irish News, July 31, 2004 reivew by Robert McMillen)
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Martin Dillon's The Trigger Men

  1. Billy Wright 'was British agent': (from the Irish News, October 27, 2003 by Darran McCann)
  2. A history of collusion, murder and deceit: Irish Democrat, September 9, 2004 (review by David Granville)
  3. In the Underworld with the Trigger Men: The Blanket, January 6, 2005 (review by Sean Mc Aughey)
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Gustave de Beaumont's Ireland

  1. New insight into Irish history: Sunday Business Post, May 21, 2006 (review by Iain McMenamin)
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Michael O'Riordan's The Connolly Column

  1. The Connolly Column: Irish Democrat, April 11, 2005 (review by Ruan O'Donnell and John Corcoran)
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Carlo Gebler's The Siege of Derry

  1. Telling both sides of the Siege of Derry: Sunday Business Post, March 6, 2005 (review by Derek Hand)
  2. The view from both sides of Derry's walls: Irish Independent, March 12, 2005 (review by Steven King)
  3. The Siege of Derry, by Carlo Gébler: The Independent, March 17, 2005 (review by Frank McLynn)
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Chris Moore's Ripe for the Picking

  1. Northern Bank book 'could be prejudicial': (from the Irish News, June 9, 2006)
  2. Anatomy of a £26.5m heist: Sunday Life, May 21, 2006 (extract)
  3. Bank raid that shook Ulster to the core...: Sunday Life, May 14, 2006 (by Chris Moore)
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Maurice J. Bric & John Coakley (editors) From Political Violence To Negotiated Settlement: The Winding Path To Peace In Twentieth-century Ireland

  1. From Political Violence to Negotiated Settlement: Irish Democrat, January 6, 2005 (review by Roy Johnston)
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John Newsinger's Rebel City: Larkin, Connolly and the Dublin Labour Movement

  1. Rebel City: The Blanket, May 22, 2005 (review by Liam O Ruairc)
  2. Dublin – rebel city: Movement for a Socialist Future (review by Laurence Humphries)
  3. Dubliners: Socialist Review, September 2004 (review by Kieran Crowe)
  4. The Bath University view of Big Jim: Irish Independent, August 7, 2004 (review by Gerald Flynn)
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Michael Doorley's Irish-American Diaspora Nationalism: The Friends of Irish Freedom, 1916-1935

  1. New book recalls Devoy-Dev split: Irish Echo, November 11, 2005 (by Peter McDermott)
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Battles Beyond the Boyne: Orangemen in the Ranks 1798-2000

  1. Murdered Orangemen remembered in book: (from the Irish News, November 10, 2005, by William Scholes)
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Mary E Daly's (editor) Roger Casement in Irish and World History

  1. The gay smear hurt the British more than it did Casement: Sunday Independent, April 16, 2006 (by Donal McCartney)
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Ronald A Wells's Friendship Towards Peace: The Journey of Ken Newell and Gerry Reynolds

  1. A remarkable friendship: (from Irelandclick.com, June, 2, 2005)
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Michael Foy's Michael Collins's Intelligence War: The Struggle Between the British And the IRA – 1919-1921

  1. Parallels in SF spy sagas: (from the Irish News, April 15, by AP Maginness)
  2. Collins book's startling claim on Molly Childers: Sunday Business Post, April 16, 2006 (review by Emmanuel Kehoe)
  3. Molly, the alleged spy at heart of Collins's war machine: Irish Independent, April 29, 2006 (review by Alan Dukes, Part I)Part II
  4. Wife of Childers 'was a British spy': The Sunday Times. April 2, 2006 (by John Burns)
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Alan Woods's Ireland: Republicanism and Revolution

  1. 'Screamingly Funny in its Absurdity': The Blanket, March 9, 2006 (review by Liam O Ruairc)
  2. Ireland – Imperialism and National Revolution: The Blanket, October/November 2005 (review by Robert Clough)
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Richard O'Rawe's Blanketmen: An untold story of the H-Block hunger strike

  1. The Conflict Encapsulated: The Blanket, August 2005 (review by David Adams)
  2. 'Dying wasn't their decision': (from the Irish News, Mar 2)
  3. A Salute to Comrades: The Blanket, May 18, 2005 (review by Dolours Price)
  4. Dramas out of crises: The Observer, May 1, 2005 (review by Henry McDonald)
  5. Dead Men Talking ...: Irish Independent, March 26, 2005 (review by Maurice Hayes)
  6. A bizarre tale with a ring of authenticity: Western People, April 7, 2005 (review by John Cooney)
  7. A Must Read: The Blanket, March 18, 2005 (review by Mick Hall)
  8. Hunger strike revisited: Daily Ireland, March 25, 2005
  9. A Spartan's Story: The Blanket, April 24, 2005 (review by Anthony McIntyre)
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Anne Cadwallader's Holy Cross: The Untold Story

  1. I don't think any good came out of it. There were no winners: (from the Irish News, November 11, 2004 by Brian Campbell)
  2. Haunting tale of a school under siege: Sunday Business Post, December 5, 2004 (review by Anne Tanney)
  3. The kind of fear that adults only imagine: (from the Irish News, extract, November 13, 2004)
  4. The day the loyalists bombed the children: (from the Irish News, extract, November 12, 2004)
  5. New book on Holy Cross: UTV Internet, November 11, 2004
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Walter Ellis's Beginning of the End: The Crippling Disadvantage of a Happy Irish Childhood

  1. Delving into the shadows: (from the Irish News, April 8, 2006, by AP Maginness)
  2. The Beginning of the End: Irish Democrat, April 5, 2006 (review by Peter Berresford Ellis)
  3. Diary of a Somebody from the North . . .: Irish Independent, April 1, 2006 (review by Maurice Hayes)
  4. Survival of the ambitious: The Sunday Times, February 26, 2006 (extract)
  5. My killing cousin: The Sunday Times, February 19, 2006 (extract)
  6. Life in a silent movie: Belfast Telegraph, February 27, 2005
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Billy Kennedy's Our Most Priceless Heritage: The Lasting Legacy of the Scots-Irish in America

  1. Book signings, talks and a bit of spring gleaning: The News Letter, April 3, 2006 (by Billy Kennedy)
  2. Ireland and the Americas: (from the Irish News, December 31, 2005, by AP Maginness)
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Brian Girvin's The Emergency: Neutral Ireland 1939-45

  1. One thing is certain – Dev was never a ladies man: Sunday Independent, April 23, 2006
  2. The Emergency: Scotland on Sunday, March 26, 2006 (review by Tom Adair)
  3. State of emergency: Sunday Tribune, March 2006 (review by Diarmaid Ferriter)
  4. Hostile approach to Irish neutrality: Sunday Business Post, March 26, 2006 (review by Tim Pat Coogan)
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Martina Purdy's Room 21: Stormont – Behind Closed Doors

  1. Forget Donaldson, this is the Executive's real story: Irish Independent, January 7, 2006 (review by Maurice Hayes)
  2. Opening a few windows on the inner workings of the Executive: (from the News Letter, November 14, 2005, review by Billy Kennedy)
  3. From Bogside republican to minister for education: (from the Irish News, November 10, 2005, extract)
  4. When push came to shove at Stormont: (from the Irish News, November 9, 2005, extract)
  5. Mallon kept in dark about deputy first minister role: (from the Irish News, November 9, 2005, extract)
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Eamonn McCann's The Bloody Sunday Inquiry: The Families Speak Out

  1. The grief that lies behind the Bloody Sunday statistics: Belfast Telegraph, December 22, 2005 (extract)
  2. 'The Bloody Sunday Inquiry – The Families Speak Out': Derry Journal, December 9, 2005 (by Julieann Campbell)
  3. Gamut of emotions run for those who ran for their lives: (from the Irish News, December 7, 2005, extracts)
  4. Families speak out in Bloody Sunday book: (from the Irish News, December 7, 2005, by Seamus McKinney)
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Fr. Aidan Troy's Holy Cross

  1. Father Troy book success is "good news for Holy Cross": (from Irelandclick.com, by Evan Short, January 5, 2006)
  2. Book Reveals Plot Against Loyalist Homes: The News Letter, December 9, 2005 (by Lesley Walsh)
  3. Fr Troy tells of his battles with NIO during protests: (from the Irish News, December 5, 2005)
  4. Fr Troy launches book on Holy Cross dispute: (from Irelandclick.com, December 2, 2005, by Áine McEntee)
  5. Holy Cross priest tells tale: Belfast Telegraph, December 1, 2005 (by Kathryn Torney)
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Michael Kerr's Transforming Unionism: David Trimble And the Gereral Election 2005

  1. The rise and fall of 'the most contradictory man I ever met': The Independent, December 1, 2005 (review by David McKittrick)
  2. How it all went wrong: (from the Belfast Telegraph, November 3, 2005, extract)
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Henry McDonald and Jim Cusack's The UDA: Inside the Heart of Loyalist Terror

  1. Heart of darkness: Irish Independent, December 11, 2004 (review by Edward McCann)
  2. The underbelly of a city of assassins: The Observer, October 3, 2004
  3. Loyalists at war — Shot boy in the head: Sunday Life, September 26, 2004
  4. Loyalists at war — Squalid death of a 12-times killer: Sunday Life, September 26, 2004
  5. Loyalists at war — Duff ammo saved lives: Sunday Life, September 26, 2004
  6. Loyalists at war — Provo links sealed Craig's fate: Sunday Life, September 26, 2004
  7. Loyalists at war — Mad Dog's sick boasts before the blood had dried: Sunday Life, September 26, 2004
  8. Loyalists at war — How guns handover was spiked: Sunday Life, September 19, 2004
  9. Loyalists at war — No boundaries to evil: Sunday Life, September 19, 2004
  10. Loyalists at war — Nelson mark II: Sunday Life, September 19, 2004
  11. Loyalists at war — Sacrificed: Sunday Life, September 19, 2004
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Chris Ryder's A Special Kind of Courage: Bomb Disposal and the Inside Story of 321 EOD Squadron

  1. Life and death – telling the story of the Troubles: (from the Irish News, June 4, 2005, review by AP Maginness)
  2. Battling the bombers – Bringing the gentle touch to defusal – Sunday Life, May 1, 2005 (extract)
  3. Battling the bombers – Even ticking device couldn't blow away sexist views – Sunday Life, May 1, 2005 (extract)
  4. Battling the bombers – Accused of cowardice – Sunday Life, May 1, 2005 (extract)
  5. Battling the bombers – 'It's the fear that keeps you going' – Sunday Life, May 1, 2005 (extract)
  6. Battling the bombers – The day a team leader cracked – Sunday Life, May 1, 2005 (extract)
  7. Battling the bombers – 'Nerve ends were wriggling around like bits of spaghetti' – Sunday Life, May 1, 2005 (extract)
  8. Battling the bombers – Dangerous business for terrorist too – Sunday Life, May 1, 2005 (extract)
  9. Battling the bombers – It's the rope for you, chum – Sunday Life, May 1, 2005 (extract)
  10. Battling the bombers – Blow it sky high: Sunday Life, April 24 (extract)
  11. Battling the bombers – Hero's near miss: Sunday Life, April 24 (extract)
  12. Battling the bombers – Paying the price: Sunday Life, April 24 (extract)
  13. Battling the bombers – Tackling the tanker bombs: Sunday Life, April 24 (extract)
  14. Battling the bombers – Provos plan a 'bomb surprise': Sunday Life, April 24 (extract)
  15. Battling the bombers – IRA 'animals' try double death bid: Sunday Life, April 24 (extract)
  16. Battling the bombers – Provos bag space boffin: Sunday Life, April 24 (extract)
  17. Battling the bombers – The 'Gelly' shock that wobbled the British: Sunday Life, April 24 (extract)
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Dean Godson's Himself Alone: David Trimble and the Ordeal of Unionism

  1. Himself Alone: Irish Democrat, April 11, 2005 (review by Thomas Kenny)
  2. Differing impressions of the ulster political scene, chapter and verse: Belfast Telegraph, October 27, 2004 (by Steven King)
  3. Arise Ye Bored And Read Again: The Blanket, Autumn 2004 (review by Anthony McIntyre)
  4. The loneliness of a long-distance loyalist: The Independent, September 16, 2004 (review by Austen Morgan)
  5. The mild man of the North's one fatal flaw: Sunday Independent (September 5, 2004 review by Ed Moloney)
  6. Riveting Trimble: Sunday Business Post, July 4, 2004 (review by Andrew Lynch)
  7. Playing poker in the Last Chance Saloon: The Spectator, June 26, 2004 (review by Henry Patterson)
  8. A man with a mission: (from the Irish News, July 17, 2004, review by William Graham)
  9. The Passion of a Passive Man: Electric Review, July 8, 2004
  10. Authoritative biography by peace process critic: (from the Sunday World, June 27, 2004, review by Gary Kent)
  11. Triumph, tragedy and Elvis: The Observer, July 4, 2004 (review by Neasa MacErlean)
  12. Godson Alone...: Belfast Telegraph, July 2, 2004 (by Gail Walker)
  13. David Trimble's not alone in his disdain for Gerry Adams: Sunday Independent, June 13, 2004 (review by Eilis O'Hanlon)
  14. Trimble book reveals his Sinn Fein preferences: The Sunday Times, June 6, 2004 (by Alan Ruddock)
  15. Irish Lesson: National Review Online, June 21, 2004 (by David Frum)
  16. Irish Lesson II: National Review Online, June 22, 2004 (by David Frum)
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Aogan Mulcahy's Policing Northern Ireland: Conflict, Legitimacy, and Reform

  1. Burying the B-Special legacy in the North: Irish Independent, February 18, 2006 (review by Maurice Hayes)
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Toby Barnard's A New Anatomy of Ireland : The Irish Protestants, 1649-1770 & Making the Grand Figure : Lives and Possessions in Ireland, 1641-1770

  1. Ireland's Forgotten Protestants: Christianity Today, January/February 2006 (review by Mary Noll Venables)
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Kevin Rafter's Sinn Fein 1905-2005

  1. Sinn Fein's bogus 100 year history: Irish Independent, January 14, 2006 (review by Michael McDowell)
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Marianne Elliot's The Catholics of Ulster: A History

  1. Smouldering fires of old discontent: Sunday Independent, October 22, 2000 (review by Muarice Hayes)
  2. Time to lift the threat of violence: Irish News, November 14, 2000 (review by Denis Bradley)
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William Sheehan's British Voices From the Irish War of Independence 1918-1921

  1. Telling the truth about the Black and Tans: Irish Independent, January 7, 2006 (review by Brian Lynch)
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Brian Rowan's Paisley and the Provos: The bugs, the bank job, the broken deal

  1. Ulster's lingering Paisley question: Belfast Telegraph, January 21, 2006 (review by David Gordon)
  2. Book looks at role to be played by Paisley And The Provos: (from the Irish News, December 8, 2005)
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Elaine Sisson's Pearse's Patriots: St. Enda's and The Cult of Boyhood

  1. St Enda's and the Cult of Boyhood: Irish Democrat, October 25, 2004 (review by Shayla Walmsley)
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Gerard Murray and Jonathan Tonge's The SDLP and Sinn Fein, 1970-2001: From Alienation to Participation in Northern Ireland

  1. How John led and Gerry followed: Irish Independent, May 7, 2005 (review by Maurice Hayes)
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James Webb's Born Fighting : How the Scots-Irish Shaped America

  1. Still fighting on... these rebels without a cause: Belfast Telegraph, November 12, 2005 (by Walter Ellis)
  2. Gettin' Our Scots-Irish Up: National Review Online, November 15, 2004 (review by Mackubin Thomas Owens)
  3. 'Born Fighting' explains source of American spirit: Flint Journal, November 7, 2004 (review by Todd Seibt)
  4. The Real Divide – Waterside Voters Versus Inlanders: New York Times, November 7, 2004 (review by John Tierney)
  5. 'Talk to someone in Cincinnati? Are you crazy?'. . . and so the Democrats blew it: The Sunday Times, November 7 (by Tom Wolfe & Margarette Driscoll)
  6. Inventing the Irish: Washington Post, November 14, 2004 (review by Malachy McCourt — 1 of 3, scroll down)
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Garbhan Downey's Private Diary of a Suspended MLA

  1. Stormont's secret world of political suspense: (from the Irish News, October 22, 2004 by Seamus McKinney)
  2. The Private Diary of a Suspended MLA: (from the Irish News, October 22, 2004, extract)
  3. Stormont's secret world of political suspense: (from the Irish News, October 22, 2004, extract)
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John Stevens's Not for the Faint Hearted: My Life Fighting Crime

  1. The practical policeman: Sunday Telegraph, October 16, 2005 (review by Alasdair Palmer)
  2. They tried to burn me out of Ulster. Was it our own spies?: The Times, September 13, (extract)
  3. Scaring off the men of violence: The Times, September 13, (extract)
  4. Lord Stevens still has much more to reveal: Belfast Telegraph, October 29, 2005 (review by Chris Thornton)
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William Kelly & John R. Young(eds.) Ulster and Scotland, 1600-2000: History, Language and Identity

  1. Ulster and Scotland: Irish Democrat, October 2, 2004 (review by Roy Johnston)
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Sabine Wichert (ed.) From the United Irishmen to Twentieth-century Unionism: Essays in Honour of A.T.Q. Stewart

  1. Festschrift in honour of ATQ Stewart: Irish Democrat, October 2, 2004 (review by Roy Johnston)
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Brian Lennon's Peace Comes Dropping Slow: Dialogue and Conflict Management in Northern Ireland

  1. The very slow haul to peace: (from the Irish News, October 16, 2004)
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Alan F. Parkinson's Belfast's Unholy War

  1. Book remembers victims of the 'forgotten conflict': (from the Irish News, September 25, 2004, review by Eunan McConville)
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Newton Emerson's The Portadown News: The Best Bits

  1. Newton Books His Site In Satire: The News Letter, October 19, 2004 (by Johnny Caldwell)
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Mary P. Corcoran & Mark O'Brien (editors) Political Censorship and the Democratic State: The Irish Broadcasting Ban

  1. Intriguing insight into RTÉ and the censorship law known as Section 31: Daily Ireland, March 31, 2005
  2. Section 31 gag and other media censorship fuels political unrest: Sunday Independent, April 3, 2005 (by Colum Kenny)
  3. Lies, Sinn Fein and Section 31: Irish Independent, February 26, 2005 (review by Gerry Gregg)
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Austin Currie's All Hell Will Break Loose

  1. Ex-hellraiser who helped force Britain to intervene: (from the Irish News, September 27, 2004, by Darran McCann)
  2. Currie book 'corrects rewriting of history': (from the Irish News, September 9, 2004)
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Elaine Moore & Tony McCullagh's Danger To Society: Elaine Moore's Story

  1. Danger to Society: The Blanket, May 25, 2004 (review by Chrissie McGlinchey)
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Clare Short's An Honourable Deception?: New Labour, Iraq, and the Misuse of Power

  1. Short odds on a best seller: (from the Irish Post, January 15, 2005, by Paul Donovan)
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Richard Doherty's Thin Green Line

  1. Author's tribute to RUC: Sunday Life, November 21, 2004 (by Sinead McCavana)
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Malachy McCourt's History of Ireland

  1. 'Tis a grand tale of Irish history McCourt spins in latest work: Boston Herald, November 6, 2004 (review by Ray Flynn)
  2. An Irish Way with Words: Washington Post, December 26, 2004 (review by Dennis Drabelle)
  3. Mellow Malachy? Surprising insights into Irish history: Irish Echo, December 3, 2004 (review by Terry Golway)
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David Lister and Hugh Jordan's Mad Dog: The Rise And Fall Of Johnny Adair And 'c Company'

  1. The downfall of Mad Dog Adair: The Observer, October 5, 2004 (extract) —Part II
  2. Fighting For The Right To Be A British Drug Dealer: The Blanket, September 2004 (review by Anthony McIntyre)
  3. Sordid tales of Mad dogs and Billy boys: Irish Democrat, April 2004 (review by David Granville)
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Paul Howard's Hostage: Notorious Irish Kidnappings

  1. Detailed analysis of most famous IRA abductions: Sunday Business Post, June 13, 2004 (review by Jonathan O'Brien)
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Leonard Piper's Dangerous Waters: The Life and Death of Erskine Childers

  1. Incapable of compromise: New Statesman, February 10, 2003 (review by William Cook)
  2. Irish intrigue, geisha woes, Canadian angst: Washington Times, May 13, 2003 (review by William F. Gavin)
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Peter Berresford Ellis's Eyewitness to Irish History

  1. Passage through the annals of Irish civilisation: Irish Democrat, July 19, 2004 (review by Joe Jamison)
  2. One-sided history – no unionists here: Irish Independent, August 14, 2004 (review by Steven King)
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Alan Barker's Shadows: Inside Northern Ireland's Special Branch

  1. Slanted tale of an RUC 'handler': Sunday Business Post, November 21, 2004 (review by Paul T Colgan)
  2. Shadows – inside Northern Ireland's Special Branch: Irish Democrat, January 11, 2005 (review by David Granville)
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George Moore's Parnell and His Island — Carla King (Editor)

  1. Expanding our understanding of Irish landlordism: Irish Democrat 2004 (by Roy Johnston)
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Marcus Tanner's The Last of the Celts

  1. The Last of the Celts, by Marcus Tanner: The Independent, December 29, 2004 (review by Ray Ryan)
  2. 'Eternal Elves of the West': The Blanket, December 9, 2004 (review by Seaghán Ó Murchú)
  3. 'The Last of the Celts' is a lively examination of 'language death': Boston Globe, October 12, 2004 (review by Michael Kenney)
  4. Inventing the Irish: Washington Post, November 14, 2004 (review by Malachy McCourt — 1 of 3, scroll down)
  5. The Celtic twilight: Toronto Globe and Mail, November 6, 2004 (review by David A. Wilson)
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Ella O'Dwyer's The Rising Of The Moon : The Language of Power

  1. The Rising of the Moon – the language of power: The Blanket, January 2004 (review by Liam O Ruairc)
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Frank Millar's David Trimble: The Price of Peace

  1. The great, the good and the well-endowed: The Times, December 11, 2004 (scroll down for short review by Matthew Parris)
  2. Like a massive rocket, standing on legs of fire, about to rise and reach out: Sunday Independent, December 5, 2004 (by Eoghan Harris)
  3. Trimble – The unrewarded risk-taker: Irish Independent, November 20, 2004 (review by Maurice Hayes)
  4. A handle on hope and history: (from the Irish Times, November 3, 2004, extract)
  5. Republicans Can Join PSNI – Trimble: The News Letter, November 8, 2004 (by Stephen Dempster)
  6. Trimble on the DUP: (from the Irish Times, November 3, 2004, extract)
  7. Slim volume on Trimble attracts crowd of analysts: Belfast Telegraph, November 11, 2004 (by Ian Hill)
  8. Trimble on his faith: Belfast Telegraph, November 4, 2004 (extract)
  9. Did Trimble do enough to save the RUC?: Belfast Telegraph, November 3, 2004 (extract)
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Malachi O'Doherty's I Was a Teenage Catholic

  1. Book review: lion & lamb, Spring/Summer 2004 (review by Fran Porter)
  2. Secular salvation: The Observer, November 2, 2003 (review by Henry McDonald)
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Terry de Valera's A Memoir – Terry de Valera

  1. Dev' is revealed as a loving family man: (from the Irish News, July 31, 2004 by James Kelly)
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Marcus Tanner's Ireland's Holy Wars: the struggle for a nation's soul 1500-2000

  1. 'Religious Apartheid': America Magazine, 2004 (review by Nancy J. Curtin)
  2. Ireland's Holy Wars: The Struggle For A Nation's Soul 1500-2000 by Marcus Tanner: Sunday Business Post, January 20, 2002 (review by Enda Delaney)
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Martin Mansergh's The Legacy of History

  1. An Irish legacy of the Enlightenment: Irish Democrat, April 2004 (review by Ken Keable)
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Gabriel Doherty & Dermot Keogh's De Valera's Irelands

  1. After the dancing at the crossroads . . .: Irish Independent, January 10, 2004 (review by James Downey)
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Ronan Gallagher's Violence and Nationalist Politics in Derry City, 1920-23

  1. The long view: Irish Democrat, April 2004 (review by Shayla Walmsley)
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Fearghal McGarry's Republicanism in Modern Ireland

  1. Biggles and the Provos: The Blanket, March 22, 2004 (review by Kevin Bean)
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Ray Rivlin's Shalom Ireland: A Social History of Jews in Modern Ireland

  1. The lost tribe of Limerick: Limerick Leader, December 6, 2003 (review by Brendan Halligan) — NOTE: Ray Rivlin is a woman
  2. Being Jewish In Ireland: RTE, January 22, 2004
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Paddy Hayes's Break-out!: Famous Prison Escapes

  1. Trio who flew out of the cage: Sunday Life, March 28, 2004 (extract)
  2. Smooth American with dirty shoes: Sunday Life, March 28, 2004 (extract)
  3. Dare raid: Sunday Life, March 28, 2004 (extract)
  4. Back behind bars: Sunday Life, March 28, 2004 (extract)
  5. The great escape: Sunday Life, March 28, 2004 (extract)
  6. Escape from Ulster's Alcatraz: Sunday Life, March 28, 2004 (extract)
  7. Balloons and cabbages: Sunday Life, March 28, 2004 (extract)
  8. The four to the fore: Sunday Life, March 21, 2004 (extract)
  9. What justice for man of courage?: Sunday Life, March 21, 2004 (extract)
  10. The ones that got away... and the ones that didn't: Sunday Life, March 21, 2004 (extract)
  11. On the run: Sunday Life, March 21, 2004 (extract)
  12. Warders lulled into false sense of security: Sunday Life, March 21, 2004 (extract)
  13. 'Houdini' Marley: Man with a plan: Sunday Life, March 21, 2004 (extract)
  14. Masterplan sprouted from seeds of defeat: Sunday Life, March 21, 2004 (extract)
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John Mooney & Michael O'Toole's Black Operations: The Secret War Against the Real IRA

  1. Is This The Real IRA?: The Blanket, April 1, 2004 (review by Liam O Ruairc)
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Gerry Adams's A Farther Shore: Ireland's Long Road to Peace

  1. Talking about Hope and History: Irish World, September 10, 2004 (by Tom Griffin)
  2. Ireland's Perennial Outsider – No Confession, No Apology: New York Times, January 20, 2004 (review by Brian Lavery)
  3. Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams strains credibility: Pittsburgh Post Gazette, December 28, 2003 (review by Dennis B. Roddy)
  4. 'A Farther Shore': Getting to Yes in Ireland: New York Times, December 14, 2003 (review by Joseph O'Neill)
  5. 'A Farther Shore': New York Times, December 14, 2003 (first chapter)
  6. Sinn Fein leader tells his side of the story: Boston Globe, January 1, 2004 (review by Kevin Cullen)
  7. Hope and History: Irish World, October 31, 2003 (review by Tom Griffin)
  8. Dies IRAe: The Blanket, December 13, 2003 (review by Ruth Dudley Edwards)
  9. A Farther Shore (excerpt): Denver Post, December 14, 2003
  10. Cheap and malignant Anglophobia: Sunday Independent, November 23, 2003 (review by John A. Murphy)
  11. How Does Gerry Adams Stay Awake through it all?: Fortnight, November, 2003 (by Rudie Goldsmith
  12. Inside the private life of Gerry Adams: Daily Mirror, October 18, 2003 (review by Jenny Johnston)
  13. Hope and History: Irish World, October 31, 2003 (review by Tom Griffin)
  14. The many tales of Gerry Adams: (from the News Letter, October 2, 2003 by Suzanne Breen)
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Paul Larkin's A Very British Jihad: Collusion, Conspiracy and Cover-up in Northern Ireland

  1. How Britain waged a religious war in the North: Sunday Business Post, July 4, 2004 (review by Paul T. Colgan)
  2. Unwittingly Demonstrating the Limits of Collusion: Fortnight, June 2004 (review by Adrian Guelke)
  3. Top choice: (from the Irish News, May 8, 2004, review by Brian Feeney)
  4. File this one under 'fantasy': Irish Independent, April 4, 2004 (review by Steven King)
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Tomas O Canainn's Seán Ó Riada: His Life and Work

  1. Sean O Riada celebrated in new book: Irish Independent, December 4, 2003 (review by Grainne Cunningham)
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Barry McCaffrey's Alex Maskey: Man and Mayor

  1. 'We say to those engaged in sectarianism: please, please stop!': (from the Irish News, October 14, 2003, extract)
  2. A step into the spotlight: (from Irelandclick.com, October 16, 2003, by Allison Morris)
  3. The making of a mayor: (from the Irish News, October 14, 2003, author interview by Brian Campbell)
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Ruán O'Donnell's Robert Emmet and the Rebellion of 1798 & Robert Emmet and the Rising of 1803

  1. Life and times of Robert Emmet: Irish Independent, August 16, 2003 (reviews by Steven King)
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Alvin Jackson's Home Rule: An Irish History, 1800-2000

  1. Home Rule and history in the making: Irish Independent, August 2, 2003 (review by Steven King)
  2. Parnell's people: The Guardian, July 26, 2003 (review by Garret FitzGerald)
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Francis P. Gallagher's A Blood Red Autumn: Thomas Russell and the Irish Rising of 1803

  1. Real spirit of Thomas Russell: (from the Irish News, September 1, 2003)
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Sean Sexton & Christine Kinealy's The Irish: A Photohistory, 1840-1940

  1. Photographs from a turbulent century: Irish Democrat, March 2003 (review by David Granville)
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Janet Todd's Daughters of Ireland: The Rebellious Kingsborough Sisters and the Making of a Modern Nation

  1. Book review: Publishers Weekly, November 17, 2003
  2. Book Review: Booklist (review by Patricia Monaghan)
  3. Book review: Choice Magazine
  4. Book review: Library Journal
  5. Rebel Daughters: Ireland in Conflict 1798 by Janet Todd: The Independent, June 29, 2003 (review by Mark Bostridge)
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Martin Ingram and Greg Harkin's Stakeknife: Britain's Secret Agents in Ireland

  1. The serrated edge of Britain's dirty war: Irish Democrat, August 24, 2004 (review by Paul Donovan)
  2. On Whose Side – Stakeknife: The Blanket, July 5, 2004 (review by Mick Hall)
  3. Living on a knife edge: (from the Irish News, April 24, 2004)
  4. Intrigue and the conflict: Belfast Telegraph, April 17, 2004 (review by Paul Connolly)
  5. The enemies within: Irish Post/IrishAbroad.com, April 9, 2004 (review by Michael Hall)
  6. Spookaticci: Fortnight, April 2004 (review by Anthony McIntyre)
  7. On the Record: The Blanket, February 19, 2004 (by Kathleen O Halloran)
  8. The secrets of Stakeknife: The Sunday Times, Sunday February 8, 2004 (by Martin Ingram)
  9. The sadist signed up by the FRU: Sunday Life, February 15, 2004 (extract)
  10. Stakeknife at the heart of the IRA – The plotters: Sunday Life, February 15, 2004 (extract)
  11. Betrayed by MI5 defector: Sunday Life, February 15, 2004 (extract)
  12. Murder machine – Nelson's victims: Sunday Life, February 15, 2004 (extract)
  13. Expendable – Branch spy sacrificed: Sunday Life, February 15, 2004 (extract)
  14. Document that damns Scap's lies: (from The People, February 8, 2004)
  15. The truth is at stake: The Guardian, March 22, 2004 (by Roy Greenslade)
  16. This terror tale should have a health warning: Irish Independent, March 20, 2004 (review by Maurice Hayes)
  17. Stakeknife – Scap exposed: Sunday Life, February 8, 2004 (extract)
  18. Book lifts lid on Stakeknife: (from The People, February 8, 2004)
  19. Why my daddy – UDA spy's forgotten victim: Sunday Life, February 15, 2004
  20. MoD injunction on Stakeknife author: The Guardian, February 24, 2004 (by Ciar Byrne)
  21. Dirty war — dirtier than many republicans imagined: (from the Derry Journal, February 20, 2004, by Greg Harkin)
  22. Expendable – Branch spy sacrificed: Sunday Life, February 15, 2004
  23. Betrayed by MI5 defector: Sunday Life, February 15, 2004
  24. Murder machine – Nelson's victims: Sunday Life, February 15, 2004
  25. The sadist signed up by the FRU: Sunday Life, February 15, 2004
  26. Stakeknife at the heart of the IRA – The plotters: Sunday Life, February 15, 2004
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Susan Hood's Royal Roots -- Republican Inheritance: the survival of the Irish Office of Arms

  1. A tour of heraldic offices: Irish Democrat, March 2003 (review by Peter Berresford Ellis)
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Tim Pat Coogan's Ireland in the 20th Century

  1. A century when Ireland threw off the manacles: Philadelphia Inquirer, March 17, 2004 (review by Allen Barra)
  2. Tim Pat tells it as it is: Limerick Leader, December 6, 2003 (review by Martin Byrnes)
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Liam Clarke and Kathryn Johnston's Martin McGuinness: From Guns to Government

  1. O'Comain Repeats 'Hatchet Job' Allegation: Derry Journal, February 10, 2004
  2. Derry's Papa Doc: The Blanket (review by Deaglán Ó Donghaile)
  3. McGuinness' trials are far from over: (from Belfast Telegraph, Nov 19, 2001, review by Malachi O'Doherty) — link dead
  4. The dark past of Martin McGuinness: Sunday Independent, December 23, 2001 (review by Ruth Dudley Edwards)
  5. 'A natural Provo': Daily Telegraph, December 15, 2001 (review by Henry Patterson)
  6. Fascinating biography of "Britain's Public Enemy Number One": (from SourceUK.net, November 2001, review by Gary Kent)
  7. A shot across the bows misses its target: The Independent, November 29, 2001 (review by John O'Farrell) — link dead
  8. Hira Potter's Plot: (from Irelandclick.com), November 27, 2001 (review by Danny Morrison)
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Danny Morrison's All the Dead Voices

  1. Discovering a 'delight in life' in books: (by Jude Collins, from the Irish News, December 5, 2002)
  2. Once a volunteer: (extract from Irelandclick.com, November 25, 2002)
  3. Jimmy Quigley: (extract from Irelandclick.com, December 2, 2002)
  4. Jimmy's Death: (extract from Irelandclick.com, December 9, 2002)
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Bill Rolston's Drawing Support 3

  1. Painting a picture of Belfast's history: (from the Irish News, August 25, 2003, by Jenny Lee)
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Chris Ryder's The Fateful Split: Catholics and the Royal Ulster Constabulary

  1. From bigoted beginnings to the point of no return: (from the Irish News, February 9, 2004, by Brain Campbell)
  2. Midnight approaches for the "Cinderella service": (from the Irish News, February 9, 2004, extract)
  3. Deadly legacy: Sunday Life, January 11, 2004
  4. Force run on a shoestring: Sunday Life, January 11, 2004
  5. Drop RUC Name Move in 1969: The News Letter, January 5, 2003 (by Dan McGinn)
  6. RUC/Army feud over riot role: Sunday Life, January 11, 2004
  7. Heath feared Craig coup: Sunday Life, January 11, 2004
  8. Battle of the Bogside: Sunday Life, January 11, 2004
  9. Catholics are not meant to be in RUC: Irish Independent, January 10, 2004 (review by Maurice Hayes)
  10. RUC change 'suggested 35 years ago': Reading Chronicle, January 5, 2004
  11. Hume's view prevailed: Sunday Life, January 4, 2004
  12. Reverberations of 'white noise': Sunday Life, January 4, 2004
  13. Internment: Sunday Life, January 4, 2004
  14. Inquiry judge comment makes natural title: Sunday Life, January 4, 2004
  15. Up in flames: Sunday Life, January 4, 2004
  16. Ulster PM blown out of office: Sunday Life, January 4, 2004
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James S. Donnelly's The Great Irish Potato Famine

  1. An ghorta mhór: a consequence of ambivalence?: Irish Democrat, January 2003 (review by Peter Berresford Ellis)
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Colin Murphy & Lynne Adair's (eds) Untold Stories: Protestants in the Republic of Ireland, 1922-2002

  1. Why being a Protestant matters: Irish Independent, November 12, 2002 (extract by Bruce Arnold)
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Tom Hayden's Irish on the Inside: In Search of the Soul of Irish America

  1. 'Irish on the Inside': Waiting for O'Lefty: New York Times, February 23, 2002 (review by Andrew O'Hehir)
  2. Green Thoughts: Washington Post, February 15, 2002 (review by Thomas Flanagan)
  3. When Irish nationalism is concocted in California: The Independent, January 23, 2002(review by Marcus Tanner— link dead)
  4. Homeward Bound: Los Angeles Times, January 6, 2002 (review by Frank McCourt) — link dead
  5. A rebel and a dreamer: (from Irelandclick.com, review by Máirtín Ó Muilleoir)
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Kerby Miller, Arnold Schrier, Bruce D. Boling, David N. Doyle's Irish Immigrants in the Land of Canaan: Letters and Memoirs from Colonial and Revolutionary America, 1675-1815

  1. Irish Immigrants in the Land of Canaan: St. Louis Post Dispatch, December 21, 2003 (review by Steve Weinber)
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Tom Dunne's Rebellions: Memoir, Memory and 1798

  1. Rebel with a cause: Irish Independent, February 21, 2004 (review by Eoghan Harris)
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Sean O'Neill & Guy Trelford's It Makes You Want to Spit: The Definitive Guide to Punk in Northern Ireland

  1. It Makes You Want to Spit – An Alternative Ulster 1977-1982: RTE, January 20, 2004 (review by Harry Guerin)
  2. Those Northern punks – they'd make you want to spit: Sunday Independent, December 7, 2003 (review by Declan Lynch)
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William Brown's An Army with Banners: The Real Face of Orangeism

  1. More inaccurate than most: (from Fortnight, November 2003, review by Brian Kennaway)
  2. Accepting the guilt of Unionism: Irish Independent, November 15, 2003 (review by Finian Cunningham)
  3. Authoritative account of orangeism: Irish Democrat, April 2004 (review by Ruan O'Donnell)
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Sinéad McCoole's No Ordinary Women

  1. A book about who we are, peopled by familiar faces: Irish Independent, November 15, 2003 (review by Justine McCarthy)
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Marianne Elliot's Greatest Irish Americans of the 20th Century

  1. Irish by name, American by nature: Sunday Business Post (review by Emmett O'Connell)
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Brendan Anderson's Joe Cahill, A Life in the IRA

  1. From IRA warrior to man of peace: Irish Democrat, March 2003
    Ruán O'Donnell
  2. Going Back To The Start: The Blanket (review by Eamonn McCann)
  3. Grand old man of IRA: Irish Independent, November 23, 2002 (review by John Devine)
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Norman Porter's The Elusive Quest

  1. A remedy for the North's problems: Irish Independent, January 25, 2003 (review by Maurice Hayes)
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Brian Rowan's The Armed Peace: Life and Death After the Ceasefires

  1. The Armed Peace: The Blanket, Spring 2004 (review by Anthony McIntyre)
  2. It all leads back to this: The Blanket, October 3, 2003 (reviewy by Mick Hall)
  3. Dream on: The Observer, August 31, 2003 (review by Henry McDonald
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Brendan O'Brien's The Long War: The IRA and Sinn Féin

  1. Avoiding Conspiracy Theories: The Blanket, January 27, 1994 (review by Anthony McIntyre)
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Jerrold I. Casway's Ed Delahanty in the Emerald Age of Baseball

  1. An Irish 'King' of Baseball's 'Emerald Age': Washington Post, March 18, 2004 (review by Susan DeFord)
  2. Baseball's Emerald Age: Boston Globe, March 14, 2004 (by Joshua Glenn)
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Michael Stone's None Shall Divide Us

  1. Inside the heart of Stone: Daily Telegraph, June 3, 2003 (review by Olga Craig)
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The Collected Works of James Clarence Mangan edited by Augustine Martin

  1. Romantic who nourished the spirit of Irish separatism: Sunday Independent, January 19, 2003 (review by John Devitt)
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Marianne Elliott's The Long Road to Peace in Northern Ireland

  1. Steering clear of the C-word: Irish Democrat, January 2003 (review by Ken Keable)
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Georges Denis Zimmermann's Songs of Irish Rebellion: Irish political street ballads and rebel songs 1780-1900

  1. The people's voice in songs of revolt: Irish Democrat, January 2003 (review by Gerard Curran)
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Henry Sinnerton's David Ervine: Uncharted Waters

  1. Still tangled up in red, white and blue: Irish Democrat, March 2003 (review by Bobbie Heatley)
  2. Uncharted Waters: The Blanket, October 9, 2003 (review by Anthony McIntyre)
  3. The 'son of an old IRA man': Belfast Telegraph, October 5, 2002 (extract)
  4. A life in loyalism: Irish World, November 8, 2002 (review by Tom Griffin)
  5. David Ervine on the spot: (from Irelandclick.com, Oct 7)
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Ardoyne Commemoration Project's Ardoyne: the untold truth

  1. The sound of truth: Irish Democrat, March 2003 (review by David Granville)
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Joseph O'Connor's The Star of the Sea

  1. Another country: The Guardian, January 25, 2003 (review by Terry Eagleton)
  2. 'Star of the Sea': Keep Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Huddled Masses: New York Times, June 1, 2003
  3. 'Star of the Sea' (excerpt): New York Times, June 1, 2003
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Norman Potter's The Elusive Quest: Reconciliation in Northern Ireland

  1. Moral pathway to a new Ireland: (from the Irish News, February 3, 2003, review by Joanne Mace)
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Meda Ryan's Tom Barry: Column Commander and IRA Freedom Fighter

  1. A biography fit for a national hero: Irish Democrat, April 2004 (review by Peter Berresford Ellis)
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Eamonn O Ciardha's Ireland and the Jacobite Cause, 1685-1766: A Fatal Attachment

  1. Beyond sympathy for the Stuarts: Irish Democrat, January 2003 (review by Ian McKeane)
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Reinventing Ireland: Culture, Society and the Global Economy edited by Kirby, Gibbons & Cronin

  1. Marching to the neo-liberal tune: Irish Democrat, January 2003 (review by Gerard Curran)
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Michael Corrigan's Confessions of a Shanty Irishman

  1. Irish, and on the wrong side of Market: San Francisco Chronicle, February 16, 2003 (review by Gerald Nicosia)
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Thomas Maier's America's Emerald Kings – A Five-Generation History of the Ultimate Irish-Catholic Family

  1. 'Emerald' dynasty Kennedys: Washington Times, November 20, 2003 (review by Patti Shea)
  2. Maier's 'Kennedys' – Irish in excess: Baltimore Sun, November 23, 2003 (review by David Horowitz)
  3. JFK and his IRA Ancestors: The News Letter, November 10, 2003 (by Billy Kennedy)
  4. The Emerald Thread: New York Newsday, November 2, 2003 (review by Kevin Coyne)
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Richard English's Armed Struggle: The History of the IRA

  1. Armed Struggle – The History of the IRA: St. Louis Post Dispatch, August 9, 2003 (review by Jules Wagman)
  2. Plenty of blame to go around: A balanced view of IRA and British roles in the Troubles: San Francisco Chronicle, September 14, 2003 (review by Tony Mastrogiorgio)
  3. An English View of the 'Ra: The Blanket, April 6, 2003 (review by Eamonn McCann)
  4. Disarming the IRA: The Observer, April 27, 2003 (review by Henry McDonald)
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WJ McCormack's Roger Casement in Death: Or, Haunting the Free State

  1. Modern Irish history's Turin shroud: Irish Democrat, January, 2003 (review by Ian McKeane)
  2. Fascinating answers to Casement 'diaries': (from the Irish News, November 11, 2002, review by Tony Casey)
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David T. Gleeson's The Irish in the South, 1815-1877

  1. "The Irish in the South 1815-1877": The Wild Geese, November 27, 2002 (review by Mauriel P. Joslyn)
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Jane Hayter Hames's Critical Awakening: Arthur O'Connor, United Irishman

  1. Arthur O'Connor and the United Irish rebellion: Irish Democrat, January 2003 (review by Ruán O'Donnell – scroll down)
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Oistin MacBride's Family, Friends and Neighbours: An Irish Photobiography

  1. An insider's eye on Northern strife: Irish Echo, November 7, 2001 (review by Dominique Herman)
  2. Focus on life and death: Sunday Business Post, August 26, 2001 (review by Niall Strange)
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Tim Pat Coogan's Wherever Green is Worn

  1. We shall count Catholics wherever we go: The Blanket, June 2001 (review by Anthony McIntyre)
  2. Hope and Glory: Washington Post, September 9, 2001 (review by Daniel Davidson – 1 of 3)
  3. Any colour, as long as it's green: The Sunday Times, September 10, 2000 (by Eoghan Harris)
  4. The greening of the world: Sunday Independent, September 2, 2000 (by Gene McKenna)
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T Ryle Dwyer's Tans, Terror and Troubles: Kerry's Real Fighting Story 1913-23

  1. Anti-treaty sentiment flaws an otherwise interesting analysis: Sunday Independent, August 26, 2001 (review by J. Anthony Gaughan)
  2. Gory tales of Kerry's heroes and villians: Sunday Business Post, August 19, 2001 (review by David O'Donoghue)
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Denise Kleinrichert's Republican Internment and the Prison Ship of 1922

  1. Abandoned on the Argenta — US author's tribute to prison ship victims: Irelandclick.com, March 30, 2001 (review by Máirtin Ó Muilleoir)
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Charles Finan's Alfred E. Smith: The Happy Warrior

  1. Gov. Alfred E. Smith – An Everyman for President: Wild Geese, February 10, 2003 (review by Kevin Gorman)
  2. Review by Milton Garrison: New York Times, July 21, 2002
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Jeff Dudgeon's Roger Casement – the Black Diaries

  1. God's Own Bugger?: Fortnight, March 2003 (review by William Crawley)
  2. He loved his fellow Irishmen: Sunday Telegraph, January 5, 2003 (review by Christopher Andrew)
  3. Emotionalism undid him: Sunday Telegraph, January 5, 2003 (review by John Bruton)
  4. Black Diaries decoded: Belfast Telegraph, January 4, 2003 (review by John Hunter) — link dead
  5. Death threat hid gay truth about patriot: The Observer, November 10, 2002 (by Henry McDonald)
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Henry McDonald's Trimble

  1. A book that will not stand the test of time: The Blanket (review by Liam O'Ruairc)
  2. A rational man among Ulster's stereotypes: The Independent (review by Austen Morgan), March 17, 2000
  3. Paradoxical conservative: (from the Tribune, April 6, 2003, review by Gary Kent)
  4. The man who would make peace: The Times, March 22, 2000 (review by Ian McIntyre)
  5. Man in the middle: The Sunday Times, March 12, 2000 (review by Michael Jones)
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Peter Hart's British Intelligence in Ireland 1920-21: the final reports

  1. Hindsight-assisted intelligence: Irish Democrat, January 2003 (review by Peter Berresford Ellis)
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Garrett Fitzgerald's Reflections on the Irish State

  1. Garret and Dev, builders of the Irish State: Sunday Independent, November 17, 2002 (review by Ronan Fanning)
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Roy Foster's The Irish Story: Telling Tales and Making It Up in Ireland

  1. 'The Irish Story' – the first chapter: New York Times, March 16, 2003
  2. 'The Irish Story': Collective Blarney: New York Times, March 16, 2003 (review by Richard Eder)
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Gerald Whelan's Spiked: Church, State, Intrigue, and the Rose Tattoo

  1. When the Catholic Church ruled us all: Sunday Independent, January 5, 2003 (review by Conor Cruise O'Brien)
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Hugh Jordan's Milestones in Murder

  1. Notorious murders... even by Ulster's standards: Belfast Telegraph, November 2, 2002 (review by Lindy McDowell) — link dead
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Jim Smyth's (ed) Revolution, Counter-Revolution and Union: Ireland in the 1790s

  1. Arthur O'Connor and the United Irish rebellion: Irish Democrat, January 2003 (review by Ruán O'Donnell)
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Wallace Clark's Brave Men and True

  1. The dark days before Christmas: Belfast Telegraph, December 21, 2002 (extract) — link dead

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Colm Toibin & Diarmaid Ferriter's The Irish Famine: A Documentary

  1. The Great Famine, Reconsidered: Irish Voice/IrishAbroad.com, August 7, 2002 — link dead
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David Murphy's Ireland and the Crimean War

  1. Ireland's forgotten heroes of the Crimea: Belfast Telegraph, July 27, 2002 (review by Richard Doherty) — link dead
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Michael Kerr's Our side of the house

  1. Weathering the Troubles at a B&B by the sea: Belfast Telegraph, June 15, 2002 (review by Neil Johnston) — link dead
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Marc Mulholland's The Longest War : Northern Ireland's Troubled History

  1. A phoenix rises: Toronto Star, May 12, 2002 (review by Deborah Dundas – scroll down) — link dead
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Patrick M. Rucker's This Troubled Land: Voices from Northern Ireland on the Front Lines of Peace

  1. A phoenix rises: Toronto Star, May 12, 2002 (review by Deborah Dundas) — link dead
  2. The warring of the green: Toronto Globe and Mail, April 13, 2002 (review by David Wilson) — link dead
  3. This Troubled Land: The Blanket, March 14, 2002
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Fionnuala O'Connor's Breaking the Bonds: Making Peace in Northern Ireland

  1. Sour little tome on the North: Irish Independent, May 4, 2002 (review by Steven King)
  2. What do Sinn Fein and the DUP have in common?: Belfast Telegraph, April 27, 2002 (review by Noel McAdam) — link dead
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Brian Barton's From Behind a Closed Door

  1. Easter Rising book recalls back room deals of British: (from Irelandclick.com, April 18, 2002)
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Joanne O'Brien's A Matter of Minutes: Legacy of Bloody Sunday

  1. Reflections of Bloody Sunday: (from Irelandclick.com, February 7, 2002)
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Kieran McEvoy's Paramilitary Imprisonment in Northern Ireland : Resistance, Management, and Release

  1. Paramilitary Imprisonment in Northern Ireland by Kieran McEvoy: Sunday Business Post, December 2, 2001 (review by Niall Strange)
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RoyGarland's Gusty Spence

  1. Failings, yes, but a fascinating individual history: (review by TL Thousand, November 8, 2001)
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Ruth Dudley Edwards's The Anglo Irish Murders

  1. Hauntingly familiar but hilariously witty thriller: (from Belfast Telegraph, December 9, 2003, review by Lindy McDowell)
  2. Toffs, Mopes and Cokes: (from Fortnight, January 2001, review by Gary Kent)
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David McKittrick and Eamonn Mallie's Endgame in Ireland

  1. Endgame in Ireland: Day 3: The Independent, October 18, 2001 (extract)
  2. Endgame in Ireland: Day 2: The Independent, October 17, 2001 (extract)
  3. The Hunger: The Independent, October 16, 2001 (extract)
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A. T. Stewart's The Shape of Irish History

  1. Troubles and strife: The Sunday Times, July 22, 2001 (review by Walter Ellis)
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Rita Restorick's Death of a Soldier : A Mother's Search for Peace in Northern Ireland

  1. Short review (scroll down): Irish Echo, August 23, 2000
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Mo Mowlam's Momentum

  1. Every picture tells a Bloody Sunday story: Irish Democrat, June 1, 2002 (review by David Granville)
  2. Mighty Mo: Sunday Independent, June 2, 2002 (review by Patricia Deevy)
  3. Mowlam: Bloodied but definitely unbowed...: Irish World, May 29, 2002 (interview with Peter Kelly) — link dead
  4. Momentous times: Irish Post/IrishAbroad.com, May 22, 2002 (interview with John Crowley) — link dead
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Peter King's Deliver Us from Evil

  1. "Deliver Us From Evil": New York Newsday, April 8, 2002 (extract)
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Peter Taylor's Brits : The Secret War Against the IRA

  1. A war that couldn't be won: The Sunday Times, June 10, 2001 (review by Nigel Wylde)
  2. On her Majesty's slaying service: Sunday Business Post, May 27, 2001 (review by Frank Connolly)
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Padraig Coyle's Paradise Lost & Found: The Story of Belfast Celtic

  1. Paradise Lost & Found: The Story of Belfast Celtic: The Sunday Times, May 13, 2001 (review)
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Paul Arthur's Special Relationships: Britain, Ireland and the Northern Ireland problem

  1. Boomtime for Belfast political writing: Sunday Business Post, April 29, 2001 (review)
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Eamon Delaney's Accidental Diplomat

  1. Ex-mandarin's juicy tales of diplomacy: Sunday Business Post, July 8, 2001 (review by Emily O'Reilly)
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Kevin Kenny's The American Irish: A History

  1. A New History of the Irish in America: by Maureen Murphy, May 5, 2001 (review)
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Deaglan de Breadun's Far Side of Revenge: Making Peace in Northern Ireland

  1. 'Essential insight into Peace Process': Online.ie (review)
  2. Trimble takes the initiative: by Deaglan de Breadun (from Belfast Telegraph, Mar. 17, 2001 – extract)
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Elliot Gorn's biography of Mother Jones

  1. Mother's Courage: New York Times, March 25, 2001
  2. Mother Jones: The Most Dangerous Woman in America: Minneapolis Star Tribune, March 18, 2001
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John A. Farrell's biography of Tip O'Neill

  1. Local Hero: Washington Post, March 25, 2001
  2. Tip O'Neill, sticking up for the little guy: Christian Science Monitor, March 13, 2001
  3. The Last Liberal: New York Times, March 11, 2001
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Sean O'Callaghan's The Informer

  1. Exposing insanities: (from the Tribune, August 3, 1998 — review by Gary Kent)
  2. The bravery of a killer: The Times, July 9, 1998 (review by Michael Gove)
  3. The Informer: (from The Observer, June 17, 1998 — review by Austen Morgan)
  4. The truth about the lies of the past: Electronic Telegraph, June 6, 1998 (review by Conor Cruise O'Brien) link dead
  5. A man turned inside out: The Sunday Times, May 31, 1998 (review)
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Maureen Dezell's Irish-America, Coming into Clover

  1. Author pushes past blarney to tell real story: Boston Herald, March 18, 2001 (review by Margery Eagan)
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Robert Slayton's Empire Statesman: Biography of Al Smith

  1. Disappointed Warrior: New York Times, March 18, 2001

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Patricia Harty's Greatest Irish Americans of the 20th Century

  1. Irish by name, American by nature: Sunday Business Post (review by Emmett O'Connell)
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Peter Pringle and Philip Jacobson's Those Are Real Bullets: Bloody Sunday, Derry, 1972

  1. A gripping new book recalls Bloody Sunday: Irish Echo, February 2, 2001 (review)
  2. The Bloody Sunday that will not disappear: The Times, April 6, 2000 (review by Paul Bew)
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Peter Carey's True History of the Kelly Gang

  1. Robin Hood of the Outback: New York Times, January 7, 2001
  2. Why Ned was born to run: The Sunday Times, January 7, 2001
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Haemorrhage from within: The Irish Times, December 16, 2000 (extract of UVF by Henry McDonald and Jim Cusack)

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Book on 1913 lock-out published: The Irish Times, November 18, 2000 (announcement of Lock-out Dublin 1913 by Padraig Yates)

Beauty and bloodshed: The Irish Times, October 10, 2000 (review of Bishop Edward Daly's autobiography)

Acclaimed history gets Ireland alarmingly wrong: The Irish Times, October 2, 2000

Irish nonfiction seems to be the preferred genre: Baltimore Sun, September 21, 2000

The blood of a chieftain: Sunday Independent, July 16, 2000 (review of The Story of Ireland by William Magan)

A dull and dreary travesty : Sunday Independent, June 25, 2000 ( R. Dudley Edwards's review of Northern Protestants: An Unsettled People)

A tip of the cap to these works about the Irish: Boston Globe, March 15, 2000

Green and read: The Times, March 11, 2000

Where Irish theatre and history meet: The Irish Times, March 11, 2000

Expensive, but fair account of Ulster's developing storm in the 1960's: by Gary Kent (review of Peter Rose's How the Troubles came to Northern Ireland)

Well-written, soul-searching collection of essays: by Brendan McLaughlin (review of The Border – Personal Reflections from Ireland, North and South

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A readable, gory history of the "Troubles": by Gary Kent (review of Jack Holland's Hope against History)

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An empathetic, but not whitewashed, portrait of the Orange Order: by Gary Kent (review of Ruth Dudley Edwards's The Faithful Tribe)

Malachi O'Doherty: Belfast Telegraph (on Ruth Dudley Edwards's The Faithful Tribe), July 21, 1999

Marching orders: The Sunday Times, July 11, 1999 (review of Ruth Dudley Edwards's The Faithful Tribe)

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Republic of Pain: The Nation (book reviews of The Committe, Loyalists, and Killing Rage), July, 1999

THE GOOD SOLDIER: The Sunday Times (review of Cromwell: An Honourable Enemy by Ruth Dudley Edwards), May 23, 1999

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The inside story of the N. Ireland peace talks: by Austen Morgan (review of Making Peace by George Mitchell)

Peace in his time: The Sunday Times, April 4, 1999 (review of George Mitchell's book by Paul Bew)

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The price of remaining loyal unto death: The Times, March 18, 1999 (review of Peter Taylor's Loyalists by Ruth Dudley Edwards)

An Irishman's Diary, The Irish Times, March 8, 1999 (article on 1798, Rebellion in Co Down)

An insight into loyalism: Irish News, February 22, 1999 (review of Loyalists by Peter Taylor)

Wall of silence in effort to find truth: Irish News (review of Fatal Encounter by Nick Eckert)

Still living out those revolutionary years: Irish News, January 18, 1999 (review of Ireland 1905-25)

CASTING OFF: The Sunday Times, January, 10, 1999 (review of The Great Shame)

The stories of the Diaspora: The Irish Times, January 9, 1999 (review of The Great Shame)

Man of the peoples: The Times, January 2, 1999 (article on Tom Keneally, author of The Great Shame)

Brave New World: The Times, December 24, 1998 (review of T. Keneally's book on the famine by R. Foster)

Enoch's foot in the door: Belfast Telegraph (review of The Life of Enoch Powell)

Memoirs of a maverick: The Times, December 3, 1998 (review of Conor Cruise O'Brien's autobiography by Roy Foster)

Publish and be damned: The Blanket, Summer 1999 (review by Anthony McIntyre)

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Distortion and the 'republican thrust': The Irish Times, November 20, 1998 (by Eoin Neeson, author of Birth of a Republic)

The republican ideal: The Irish Times, November 11, 1998 (review of Birth of a Republic)

Davy Crockett, Ulsterman: Irish Times, November 11, 1998 (review of The Scots-Irish in Pennsylvania and Kentucky)

The reluctant rebel: The Irish Times, November 4, 1998 (book review of Revolutionary Imperialist: William Smith O'Brien, 1803-1864)

10,000 years of Ireland’s history: Irish News, October 26, 1998 (review of James Lydon's The Making of Ireland)

Redressing the balance: The Irish Times, October 13, 1998 (reviews of 2 1798 books by A.T.Q. Stewart)

Book studies anti-Catholicism in Ulster society: Belfast Telegraph, book review of Anti-Catholicism in Northern Ireland 1600-1998: The Mote and the Beam, October 3, 1998

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Historical ideas make a return: Irish News, September 21, 1998 (book review of Rethinking Unionism)

British lion faces Irish monkey: Electronic Telegraph, August 1, 1998 (review of Drawing Conclusions: a Cartoon History of Anglo-Irish Relations, 1798-1998)

All that delirium of the brave: The Irish Times, June 13, 1998 (book reviews by of a selection of 1798 books)

Whispered blandishments out of the air: The Irish Times, June 4, 1998 (book review of Hitler's Irish Voices)

Things change; but not violence: The Times, May 21, 1998 (book review by Roy Foster)

In the line of fire: The Times, April 9, 1998 (review of Malachi O'Docherty's Trouble with Guns by Sean O'Callaghan)

Personal voyage through 'the troubles': by Gary Kent, May 8, 1998 (book revies of Malachi O'Docherty's Trouble with Guns)

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The changing face of the smiling celtic tiger: Irish News (book review of John Water's book on modern Ireland by Michael O'Toole), May 4, 1998

Notes From the Next Parish Over: Washington Post, April 26, 1998 (reviews by Thomas Flanagan of 3 books on the Irish in America

An Unlikely Irish Pol: Washington Post, April 26, 1998 (book review of John Horgan's biography of Mary Robinson)

Washington Post's Books section is almost entirely devoted to Irish books and topics this week, April 26, 1998

A vision of Ulster: Irish News, Arpil 13, 1998 (book review by Ian Paisley jnr.)

A revolutionary mind: The Irish Times, April 11, 1998 (book review by John McGahern of new Ernie O'Malley biography)

A good companion: The Sunday Times, March 22, 1998 (book review by Ruth Dudley Edwards of recent Irish History book)

Soundbite Lobbyist – (book review of John Hume biography by Gary Kent)

For Ireland, here is a friend indeed: The Times, March 5, 1998 (book review by Roy Foster)

The week Bill came to visit: Irish Times, February 28, 1998 (book review of When the President Calls: An Account of President Clinton's Visit to Northern Ireland)

Will the real Gerry Adams stand up? – (book review of Man of War/ Man of Peace? by Gary Kent), January 23, 1998

Seeds of division: Irish News (book review), February 8, 1998

Poetry's province: The Irish Times, January 23, 1998 (review of Mistaken Identities: Poetry and Northern Ireland)

In a state of Polemocracy: The Irish Times, January 17, 1998 (book review by A.T.Q. Stewart)

Terror vision: The Times, January 10, 1998 (book review by Peter Millar)

An unjustly neglected foremother: The Irish Times, January 5, 1998 (book review of Hanna Sheehy Skeffington biography)

The Republican enigma: The Irish Times, December 18, 1997 (book review of Adams biography by John Horgan)

A kind word for informers: The Irish Times, December 9, 1997 (book review by A. T. Q. Stewart)

Will the real Gerry Adams stand up?: Irish News (book review of Gerry Adams biography by Ian Paisley Junior)

Why comprehension is more than understanding words: Irish News, December 4, 1997 (book review of Gaelic Nations by Patsy McGlone)

The cans and can'ts of processed peace: The Times, December 4, 1997 (book review of Gerry Adams biography by Paul Bew)

Can this man deliver peace?: The Sunday Times, November 23, 1997 (book review of Gerry Adams biography by Liam Kennedy)

Buy Man of War, Man of Peace

With God on their side: The Irish Times, November 15, 1997 (book review by Tim Pat Coogan)

Restoring a playwright to his roots: The Irish Times, November 12, 1997 (Richard Brinsley Sheridan book review by Roy Foster)

Thin account of links between religion and paramilitaries: Irish News, November 11, 1997 (book review)

When the Unionists ran Dublin: The Irish Times, November 10, 1997 (book review by James Kelly)

War in peace – REMOTE CONTROL: The Times, November 8, 1997 (book review by Robert Crampton)

Remembering the unthinkable: The Irish Times, November 8, 1997 (book review)

Buy Enniskillen: The Remembrance Day Bombing

A diary of progress: The Irish Times November 6, 1997 (book review by Tim Pat Coogan)

Buy An Irish Voice

Passionate voice of the press: The Irish Times, November 4, 1997 (biography of Arthur Griffith)

Inside the secret army: The Irish Times (book review by Andy Pollock), October 17, 1997

Provos The IRA and Sinn Fein by Peter Taylor: Sunday Times (book review by Malachi O'Doherty), October 5, 1997

Buy Behind the Mask

Politics – Rebels & Informers Stirrings of Irish Independence by Oliver Knox: The Sunday Times (book review by Ruth Dudley Edwards), September 14, 1997

Buy Rebels & Informers

Adams Cashes In: The Times, October 7, 1996

Adams Autobiography Reviewed: Irish Times, September 28, 1996

Buy Before the Dawn



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