DIARMUID Ó GRÁDA University College Cork Press €39 ISBN 9781782051473 Reviewed by: Sylvie Kleinman This book is a ‘gorgeous mask’ of sorts. Both front and back covers foretell that it […]

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JONATHAN BARDON Gill & Macmillan €24.99 ISBN 9780717163540 Reviewed by: David Dickson Amidst all the enormous amount of literature, past and present, devoted to the composer Handel and his works, […]

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PATRICK F. WALLACE Irish Academic Press €60 ISBN 9780716533146 Reviewed by: Franc Myles Despite the enduring popularity of archaeology on television and in the media, few people realise what’s actually […]

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John Gibney, A history of the Easter Rising in 50 objects (Mercier Press, €19.99 hb, 224pp, ISBN 9781781173817). Pádraig Óg Ó Ruairc, Truce: murder, myth and the last days of […]

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Athy Heritage Centre Town Hall, Emily Square Athy, Co. Kildare +353 (0)59 8633075 athyheritage@eircom.net Shackletonmuseum.com By Tony Canavan In recent decades Ernest Shackleton has been adopted by many in Ireland […]

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