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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)
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 ...
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)
A review of 'New Collected Poems' by Derek Mahon (Pre-published version)
(AEDEI [Asociación Española de Estudios Irlandeses], 2012)
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 ...