A chara, —I wish to respond to Patrick Garry’s article ‘Cá bhfuil mé?: Dublin’s Irish street names under threat’ (HI 13.3, May/June 2005). Mr Garry’s article primarily seeks to undermine […]

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The Irish art of controversy Lucy McDiarmid (Lilliput Press, E20) ISBN 1843510693 On 4 June 1957 the British ambassador in Dublin, Sir Alexander Clutterbuck, writing to Sir Charles Dixon at […]

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Pushers Out: the inside story of Dublin’s anti-drugs movement André Lyder (Trafford, E19.50 paperback) ISBN 1412050995 Despite the huge amount of attention given by the media to the impact of […]

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Carson: the man who divided Ireland Geoffrey Lewis (Hambledon and London, price £19.99) ISBN 1852854545 Writing in 1953, H. Montgomery Hyde, the biographer of Edward Carson and sometime Ulster Unionist […]

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Subversive law in Ireland 1879–1920: from ‘unwritten law’ to the Dáil courts Heather Laird (Four Courts Press, E45) ISBN 1851828761 In this study the author looks at the self-help schemes […]

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