BRIAN BARTON Ulster Historical Foundation £19.99 ISBN 9781909556324 Reviewed by: Geoffrey Roberts At the core of this book is a compelling account of the Luftwaffe’s blitz on Belfast in April–May […]

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GEARÓID Ó TUATHAIGH (ed.) Collins Press €29.99 ISBN 9781848892545 Reviewed by: Liam Alex Heffron Growing up in a county where the perennial question revolved around whether Mayo footballers would ‘do […]

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LUCY McDIARMID Royal Irish Academy €25 ISBN 9731908996749 Reviewed by: Mary McAuliffe In this beautifully produced book Lucy McDiarmid, using memories, letters, diaries, archival sources and personal accounts, writes, with […]

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DIARMUID Ó GRÁDA University College Cork Press €39 ISBN 9781782051473 Reviewed by: Sylvie Kleinman This book is a ‘gorgeous mask’ of sorts. Both front and back covers foretell that it […]

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JONATHAN BARDON Gill & Macmillan €24.99 ISBN 9780717163540 Reviewed by: David Dickson Amidst all the enormous amount of literature, past and present, devoted to the composer Handel and his works, […]

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