Focuses on the Irish landscape. This title includes a rewriting of the contemporary section to take account of the Celtic Tiger, and contains six fresh regional case studies - Tory island (Donegal), the Wicklow uplands, Inistiogue (County Kilkenny), Aughris (County Sligo), Clonfert (County Galway) and Point Lance in Newfoundland.
The Irish composer, Ina Boyle (1889-1967), was born in Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow. She started to compose from an early age and soon found a passion for music that lasted a lifetime, spanning two world wars, the 1916 rebellion, the war of independence, the civil war and the economic war
This book offers a representative sampling of the still mostly unknown poetry by Romantic-era Irish women. It represents most of the period's active poets by multiple (rather than only a few) works, demonstrating the diversity and the subject range of these four dozen or so poets over the 50-year period.
In this anthology of critical writing, film-maker and academic Desmond Bell draws upon his extensive experience as a sociologist, media scholar and film-maker to explore a range of issues of culture identity, politics and art in Ireland, north and south.
he first edition of the letters of Denis Devlin, Irish poet, translator and diplomat, this volume brings together a personal and professional correspondence that has until now been scattered across archives in Europe and North America.
This is the first full-length critical study of author, critic, and translator Hannah Lynch. It explores her writing and her life, in doing so shedding new light on women's cultural and political networks in Ireland and beyond.
Recent years have witnessed a series of shifts in the reception of Brian O'Nolan's work, with the publication of collected short stories and dramatic texts and a systematic critical reappraisal of once marginal titles in the author's canon.
The book draws on unprecedented critical attention to the centrality of politics in Flann O'Brien's art. Focuses these inquiries onto key encounters between the body and the law, between death and the comic spirit in the author's canon.
Brian Boydell (1917 - 2000) was a leading figure in Irish musical life. Composer, performer, broadcaster, agitator for music, and Professor of Music at Trinity College Dublin, he profoundly influenced the development of music and music education in Ireland.