By Eoin Dillon JAMES KELLY, Four Courts Press, €45, ISBN 9791846826399 Eoin Dillin is a scholar of twentieth-century African history. An extravagant generalisation: predominantly agrarian societies share some basic characteristics. […]

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MARGARET WARD (ed.) UCD Press €35/£30 ISBN 9781910820148 Reviewed by Patrick Maum This valuable book is a picture of an activist in her own words. Hanna Sheehy Skeffington was essentially […]

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TREVOR WHITE Penguin Ireland €17.99 ISBN 9781844884247 Reviewed by Frank MacGabhann Frank MacGabhann is a lawyer and commentator working in Dublin and Barcelona. In 1911 Alfred Byrne (otherwise known to […]

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KENNETH L. DAWSON Irish Academic Press €22.99 ISBN 9781911024750 Reviewed by Sylvie Kleinman Sylvie Kleinman is Visiting Research Fellow at the Department of History, Trinity College, Dublin. Firmly admired by […]

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JOHN DORNEY Merrion €19.99 ISBN 9781785370892 Reviewed by John Gibney John Gibney is Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade 100 Project co-ordinator with the Royal Irish Academy’s Documents on Irish […]

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