BRIAN HANLEY Manchester University Press £80/€93.75 ISBN 9780719091131 Reviewed by: Martin Mansergh Martin Mansergh is a former government adviser and politician. One of the most natural human tendencies is to […]

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KARINA HOLTON Four Courts Press €49 ISBN 9781846827051 Reviewed by: Sylvie Kleinman Sylvie Kleinman has worked for the Dictionary of Irish Biography. This book makes the compelling case that Valentine […]

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GERARD MURPHY The Collins Press €19.99 ISBN 9781848893375 Reviewed by: Nigel Jones Nigel Jones is a former editor of History Today and BBC History Magazine. The fatal shooting of Michael […]

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THOMAS BARTLETT (ed.) Cambridge University Press €140/£100 ISBN 9781107113541 Reviewed by: Brian Hanley This volume of the Cambridge History of Ireland sets out to tell the story of Ireland from 1880 […]

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Directed by Mike Leigh By Eoin Dillon Mike Leigh’s film Peterloo deals with events in St Peter’s Field in Manchester on 16 August 1819, when between 60,000 and 100,000 organised […]

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