Judging Dev: A reassessment of the life and legacy of Éamon de Valera Diarmaid Ferriter (Royal Irish Academy, €30/£25)   ISBN: 9781904890287 De Valera was unquestionably the dominant political figure of […]

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They say that journalism is the first draft of history, and this is literally the case with Irish Times journalist Deaglán de Bréadún’s The far side of revenge: making peace […]

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Beyond the Pale National Photographic Archive, Meeting House Square, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 +353 (0)1 6030200, photoarchive@nli.ie, www.nli.ie Mon.–Fri. 10am–5pm, Sat. 10am–2pm by Tony Canavan Old photographs, especially in black […]

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The Importance of Being Irish RTÉ1, March–April 2008 Yellow Asylum Films/Royal Irish Academy Frederick Douglass agus na Negroes Bána TG4, 2 April 2008 Camel Productions by John Gibney It goes […]

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Bleeding poets Daniel Reardon New Theatre, Dublin, Feb.–March 2008 by Eamon O’Flaherty An imaginary encounter between three poets in a public house in Dublin at the height of the Great […]

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