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A review of "The Church: The People of God" by William Henn
(The Furrow, 2004)
William Henn, a Capuchin, is professor of theology at the Gregorian University, Rome, and known for his work in ecclesiology and ecumenism. This book is not an academic treatise on the Church but is rather aimed at a wider ...
A review of "On Being Catholics" by Charles Connolly
(The Furrow, 1984)
This book proposes three 'right reasons' for becoming or remaining a Catholic. The reasons are the Catholic teaching on the Eucharist, the primacy and infallibility of the pope and the Assumption of Mary. The opening chapter ...
A review of "The Cambridge Companion to Schumann" Beate Perrey ed. (Pre-published version)
(The Society for Musicology in Ireland, 2008)
A review of 'Arrangements for the Integration of Irish Immigrants in England and Wales. By Anthony E.C.W. Spencer, edited by Mary E. Daly' (Pre-published version)
(Cambridge University Press, 2014)
This report, completed in 1960 but kept from the public domain until the publication of the present volume by the Irish Manuscripts Commission, was the product of the conjunction of two forces – Catholic church concern for ...
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 'The Second World War and Irish Women: An Oral History by Mary Muldowney'
(Irish Labour History Society, 2007)
This book, based on interviews with twenty-seven Dublin and Belfast-born women, explores the Irish female experience during World War II. Combining personal testimonies with the evidence of contemporary newspapers, official ...
A review of 'Business archival sources for the local historian by Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh and Margaret Ó hÓgartaigh'
(Irish Labour History Society, 2011)
This, the most recent volume of the Maynooth Research Guides in Irish Local History series, brings together the expertise troika of the socio-economic historian, the accountant and the accounting historian. The result ...
A review of 'Dublin Slums, 1800-1925: A Study in Urban Geography by Jacinta Prunty' (Pre-published version)
(Cambridge University Press, 1999)
This study of the development of the Dublin slums over a period of a century and a quarter investigates the interrelated themes of public health, housing and poverty, as well as the reaction thereto by central and local ...
A review of '"Clashing Symbols. An Introduction to Faith-and-Culture" by Michael Paul Gallagher'
(The Furrow, 1997)
This book, its subject matter, and the manner in which it is handled, is clearly the work of someone of considerable scholarship, with a keen sense of mission. It is a book written not to provide information 'for the sake ...