DAVID ARMITAGE Yale University Press £18.99 ISBN 9780300149821 Reviewed by: Eoin Dillon An air of self-congratulation wafted off the panjandrums as they passed judgement on the commemorative events of 1916. […]

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VALERIE JONES Ashfield Press €25 ISBN 9780995672208 Reviewed by: Sinéad McCoole This book gives the reader much more than the subtitle suggests—the breadth of references span over 400 years, from […]

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VINCENT MORLEY Cork University Press €39 ISBN 9781782052081 Reviewed by: Jim Smyth This book is arranged in an unconventional way: eight thematic chapters, in proximate chronological sequence, on ‘kingdom’, ‘faith’, […]

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PETER CROOKS and SEÁN DUFFY (eds) Four Courts Press €26.95 ISBN 97801846825712 Reviewed by: Eamon Darcy By the nineteenth century the Geraldines, despite being among the original ‘conquistadors’ of Ireland […]

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RUADHÁN MAC CORMAIC Penguin Ireland €27.99 ISBN 9781844883400 Reviewed by: Vincent Browne In this superb history of the Supreme Court, author Ruadhán Mac Cormaic describes the casual transference of the […]

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