By Joseph E.A. Connell Jr At the start of the First World War, the Irish Republican Brotherhood’s (IRB) Supreme Council determined that a rising should be planned and undertaken in […]

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ANDY BIELENBERG and RAYMOND RYAN Routledge £85 ISBN 9780415566940 This is a very comprehensive and hugely satisfying survey of its subject-matter. It begins with British prime minister Lloyd George’s last-minute […]

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GEMMA CLARK Cambridge University Press £72 ISBN 9781107036895 In this decade of commemorations, it is interesting but not surprising that the Irish Civil War has been excluded from the events […]

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ANN MATTHEWS Mercier Press ?14.99 ISBN 9781781171592 It may be a strange twist of historiography that the Irish Citizen Army has not attracted as much scholarly attention as the Irish […]

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Tim Harris Oxford University Press £30 ISBN 9780199209002 This book is an ambitious attempt to investigate the problems faced by the Stuart monarchs of Britain and Ireland in the early […]

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