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A review of "The Shamrock and the Lily: The New York Irish and the Creation of a Transatlantic Identity, 1845-1921" by Mary C. Kelly (Pre-Published Version)
(Oxford University Press, 2006)
Mary C. Kelly's study of what she terms the creation of “a transatlantic identity” adds much to the broadening study of the Irish American experience in the post‐Famine decades. Her central thesis challenges that of other ...
The Congar legacy
(Dominican Publications, 2005)
A review of "The Cambridge Companion to Schumann" Beate Perrey ed. (Pre-published version)
(The Society for Musicology in Ireland, 2008)
A review of 'Women of the House: Women's Household Work in Ireland 1922-1961. Discourses, Experiences and Memories by Caitriona Clear'
(Galway Archaeological & Historical Society, 2001)
This study is based on exhaustive research in government departmental correspondence and reports, folklore records, newspapers, handbooks, periodicals and prescriptive literature, as well as on the personal testimonies of ...
A review of 'King Dan: the rise of Daniel O'Connell, 1775-1829 by Patrick M. Geoghegan' (Pre-published version)
(Cambridge University Press, 2009)
This very readable work is the first volume of a proposed two-volume study of the life and political career of Daniel O'Connell, concentrating on his career up to the granting of Catholic emancipation in 1829. One might ...
A review of 'Old World Colony: Cork and South Munster, 1630-1830 by David Dickson' (Pre-published version)
(Oxford University Press, 2007)
David Dickson's monumental work analyzes society in the southern Irish counties of Cork, Kerry, and west Waterford in the two centuries before the Great Famine, addressing the evolution of a key region and exploring ...
A review of 'Crime et culture au XIXe siècle, Kalifa, D' (Pre-published version)
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2006)
Reinventing Ireland: culture, society and the global economy by Peadar Kirby, Luke Gibbons and Michael Cronin
(Irish Province of the Society of Jesus, 2002)
Across the margins: cultural identity and change in the Atlantic archipelago by Glenda Norquay and Gerry Smyth
(Irish Province of the Society of Jesus, 2003)