By Joe Culley Clair McDonald, The eighteenth-century landscape of Stradbally Hall, Co. Laois (Four Courts Press, €8.95 pb, 70pp, ISBN 9781846826467) Terence Dooley, Castle Hyde: the changing fortunes of an […]

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The decisive stance taken by the Catholic bishop of Cork, Francis Moylan, towards the threat of French invasion in December 1796. By Gordon Kennedy On Christmas Day 1796, while Theobald […]

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JOHN CROWLEY, DONAL Ó DRISCEOIL and MIKE MURPHY (eds), and JOHN BORGONOVO (assoc. ed.) Cork University Press €59 ISBN 9781782051176 Reviewed by Matthew Stout We each, in our own way, […]

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SUSAN GALAVAN Routledge £95 ISBN 9781472471727 Reviewed by Ellen Rowley Ellen Rowley lectures in the School of Architecture, University College Dublin. Dublin’s bourgeoishomes by architect-turned-historian Susan Galavan manages to bring […]

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TOBY BARNARD Four Courts Press €50 ISBN 9781846826290 Reviewed by Eamon Darcy Eamon Darcy lectures in history at Maynooth University and is the author of The world of Thomas Ward: […]

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