KEN McGOOGAN HarperCollins $29.99 ISBN 9781443425506 Reviewed by Dean Jobb Celtic lightning ends with a beginning. Author Ken McGoogan describes how, in 1863, two political opponents joined forces with a […]

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DEIRDRE RAFTERY and KARIN FISCHER (eds) Irish Academic Press €22.45 ISBN 9780716532446 Reviewed by Colm Mac Gearailt This book is not a survey of the education system as it progressed […]

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GREGORY A. SCHIRMER Lilliput Press €40 ISBN 9781843516392 Reviewed by Máirín Ní Dhonnchadha Brian Merriman’s poem Cúirt an Mheon-Oíche, composed in or around 1780, is often described as the best […]

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Owen McGee Merrion Press €25.19 ISBN 9781785370090 Reviewed by Patrick Maume This fascinating and exasperating book attempts two tasks: to produce a professional study of Arthur Griffith—filling one of the […]

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The Journal of the Old Athlone Society, Vol. III, No. 10 (2015) (Athlone, €22 pb, 194pp). Diarmuid Ferriter and Susannah Riordan (eds), Years of turbulence: the Irish Revolution and its […]

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