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A review of "Governance Structures of the Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy: Becoming One" by Mary Lyons
(The Furrow, 2007)
The history of religious life in the Catholic Church is one of ups and downs, starts and finishes. The ecclesiastical climate of the time of a reli gious congregation's foundation often marks its organisational structure, ...
Review of 'Tara: A Select Bibliography' compiled by Edel Bhreathnach
(Meath Archaeological & Historical Society, 1997)
A review of 'Irish Women at Work 1930–1960. By Elizabeth Kiely and Máire Leane' (Pre-published version)
(Cambridge University Press, 2013)
This exploration of Munster women’s experience in the workplace is based on the stories of forty-two women, representing a broad spectrum of generational, social and employment backgrounds. It is one of two linked outcomes ...
A review of "The Limits of the Papacy: Authority and Autonomy in the Church" by Patrick Grantfield
(The Furrow, 1988)
This book has a provocative title, but its substance is an exploration of the delicate relationship between Roman power and local autonomy in the Church. The author situates his study against the background of the last ...
A review of '"Ordinary Irish Life: Music, Sport and Culture" Méabh Ní Fhuartháin and David M. Doyle eds. (Pre-published version)
(Cambridge University Press, 2014)
This collection of nine essays, edited under the auspices of the Centre for Irish Studies at NUI Galway, seeks to broaden further the remit of Irish Studies by arguing for the place of sport, music and culture as central ...
Review of 'A dictionary of Irish saints' by Pádraig Ó Riain (Pre-published version)
(Thomond Archaeological and Historical Society, 2013)
A review of "Jesus the Liberator: A Historical-Theological Reading of Jesus of Nazareth" by Jon Sobrino, Paul Burns and Francis McDonagh
(The Furrow, 1995)
In the first part of this book Sobrino establishes the importance of the setting in which Christology is done. He draws attention to the historical situation of poverty, suffering, dispossession and oppression in Latin ...
A review of 'Dublin through the Ages by Art Cosgrove' (Pre-published version)
(Cambridge University Press, 1990)
This collection of eight studies examines the development of Dublin from the ninth century to the late 1980s, tracing the physical growth of the city, the fluctuations of its population, and the varying fortunes of its ...
Review of 'Brian Boru and the Battle of Clontarf' by Seán Duffy (Pre-published version)
(ASIMS [American Society for Irish Medieval Studies], 2014)