Colmán of Cloyne: a study Paul MacCotter (Four Courts Press, €30) ISBN 1 851 827935   Colmán mac Léinín, credited with the foundation of the sixth-century monastery of Cluain Uama, […]

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Divided Gaels: Gaelic cultural identities in Scotland and Ireland c. 1200–c. 1650 Wilson McLeod (Oxford University Press, £50) ISBN 0 199 247226 Ulster and the Isles in the fifteenth century: […]

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What was an ‘angel’? ‘Castle chamber’? ‘Raskins’? A ‘Cunningham acre’? So asks the dust-jacket of Byrne’s dictionary of Irish local history (pp352, £20 pb, ISBN 1856354237), published by Mercier Press. […]

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James Joyce and Ulysses National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin, until summer 2005 by Tony Canavan   By any standards this is a remarkable exhibition and probably represents the […]

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RTÉ One, 8 June Directed by Desmond Bell for Asylum Pictures & Poolbeg Productions by Eamon O’Flaherty   The United States was becoming the greatest industrial power in the world […]

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