Sir, —While in full agreement with Tim Carey’s platform (HI 14.1, Jan./Feb. 2006) that Mountjoy jail must not be demolished, I wish to correct the statement that: ‘The first four […]

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Roger Casement in Irish and world history Mary E. Daly (ed.) (Royal Irish Academy, ?30) ISBN 1904890040 This book comprises the papers delivered at a conference—‘Roger Casement in Irish and […]

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Witnesses inside the Easter Rising Annie Ryan (Liberties Press, ?12.95) 0954533550In 1947, as the generation that had lived through the 1916 Rising and the War of Independence entered their fifties […]

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Nationalism and the Irish Party: provincial Ireland 1910–1916 Michael Wheatley (Oxford University Press, £50) ISBN 019927357 One of the difficulties in explaining the collapse of the Irish Parliamentary Party in […]

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Seán MacDiarmada: the mind of the revolution Gerard MacAtasney (Drumlin Publications, €20) ISBN 1873437315 Seán McDermott—or MacDiarmada, as he styled himself—stands out as one of the key architects of the […]

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