Rebel City: Larkin, Connolly and the Dublin labour movement John Newsinger (Merlin Press, £14.95) ISBN 085036518X   Early twentieth-century Ireland witnessed massive labour unrest. John Newsinger’s book is a sympathetic […]

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A New History of Ireland VII, Ireland 1921–1984 J.R. HILL (ed.) (Oxford University Press, £125) ISBN 0198217528   In 1962 the New History of Ireland (NHI) was first conceived. Seán […]

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Not since Karl Marx planned to write a short pamphlet on the nature of capital, which eventually became his multi-volume opus, has a publication project expanded so spectacularly. Billy Colfer’s […]

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The Irish Jewish Museum and Heritage Centre 3–4 Walworth Road, South Circular Road, Dublin 8 Oct.–April, Sunday, 10.30am–2.30pm May–Sept., Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, 11am–3.30pm by Tony Canavan   The Jewish minority […]

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Improbable Frequency Dublin Theatre Festival, 27 Sept.–9 Oct. 2004 Rough Magic Theatre Company by Eamon O’Flaherty   History-related TV over the last quarter has been a bit disappointing. RTÉ’s main […]

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