McDowell on McDowell: a memoir R. B. McDowell (The Lilliput Press, €20) ISBN 9781843511335 The wonderful French lady who owns Terroirs wine merchants in Dublin once described a wine to […]

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That neutral island: a cultural history of Ireland during the Second World War Clair Wills (Faber & Faber, €20) ISBN 9780571234479 Clair Wills’s work integrates two different approaches to history: […]

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Redmond the Parnellite Dermot Meleady (Cork University Press, €43.20) ISBN 9781859184233 In the tumult of 1916 and the War of Independence, it is easy to forget that an agreement had […]

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Ariadne’s thread: writing women into Irish history Margaret MacCurtain (Arlen House, €25) ISBN 9781903631423 Like the Venerable Bede, the seventh-century Jarrow monk and ‘father of English history’, Margaret MacCurtain (a.k.a. […]

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Remembering the Year of the French: Irish folk history and social memory Guy Beiner (University of Wisconsin Press, $49.95) ISBN 9780299218201 The Irish Folklore Commission, 1935–1970 Micheál Briody (Helsinki: Studia […]

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