A study of the role of food in the cultural life of Ireland, its austerity and changes over time.
His greatest strength is indubitably his capacity to create a page turning narrative out of both the mundane and exotic.
Kilkenny in Times of Revolution 1900 – 1923 is replete with anecdote and observation.
Oscar was the son of two immense personalities….
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.
… he tells a great story and knows how to keep his readers interested.
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.