In many places, the border lines made little sense and did not reflect local economic and social geographies
The names of the contributors to ‘Signatories’ guarantee material of the highest quality.
John Banville names this book after a character who is probably unfamiliar to many…
Philly McMahon: football is only one part of who he is.
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O’Brien’s new book demonstrates how an industrial project to harness electricity from the Shannon became an opportunity to market it as an epochal monument of modernism in the new Free State.
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What is so refreshing about this narrative of the Easter Rising is its clear-eyed honesty about how ill-prepared the insurgents were to take on the British.
His light touch reflects his playful approach to a range of topics.
Book Review by James McCaughey Colm Toibin House of Names, Picador. May 2017 RRP: $29.99 h/b 261 pp ISBN: 978 1760 551421 The ancient Greeks have left us a legacy of myths. Some of them are still current – the stories of Oedipus or Antigone, for instance. Others, though less known, the story of Pygmalion say, have …