Lebor na hUidre (LU) is the oldest manuscript we have that is written entirely in the Irish language. This book represents the proceedings of a conference organised to mark the centenary of one of the most important studies on LU-R.I. Best's 'Notes on the script of Lebor na hUidre'.
A photographic essay by the French photographer Nicolas Feve, 'Browsing Connemara', with texts drawn from the Connemara trilogy by Tim Robinson, cartographer. Features three new unpublished essays by Tim Robinson.
'Conspiracy' by broadcaster and historian Myles Dungan focuses on the clashes, plots and perjuries that characterised seven notorious trials in Irish legal and political history between 1803 and 1916. The book shows how the legal system was contaminated by a political agenda and how that agenda unwittingly incited great moments of legal drama.
The austerity that followed the recent economic and financial crisis has led to impassioned debates across the social sciences and the public at large. Although Ireland was not its only victim, the depth of the interacting economic, banking and budgetary crises has meant that the level of public interest has been especially intense.
This report investigates Later Bronze Age and Iron Age sites in the south and west of Ireland. The report includes studies of the following projects: Western Stone Fort Project, Ballyhoura Hills Projects, North Munster Project, Tar Project and Palynological Study in County Louth.
Volume II covers the first, warring years of the Irish Free State and includes: an account of the 1921 Anglo-Irish Treaty negotiations; letters from Michael Collins, Eamon de Valera and others; despatches and political reports from Irish diplomats in Europe and America and the Irish appeal to the Paris Peace Conference for recognition in 1919.
DIFP X covers the key themes of 1950s Irish foreign policy - UN membership, the renewed IRA campaign in Northern Ireland, the Suez Crisis, the Soviet Invasion of Hungary and the threat of a nuclear war.
Volume II details the Irish Free State's first steps as a player on the international stage, including: its admission to the League of Nations, the development of Irish-US relations and the government's policy towards the Boundary Commission, which defined the border between the Irish Free State and Northern Ireland.
The third volume in the Documents on Irish Foreign Policy series, reveals how through the League of Nations, the Commonwealth and a small network of overseas missions the Department of External Affairs protected Ireland's international interests in the increasingly unstable world system of the late 1920s and the early 1930s.
Volume IV deals with the development of Irish Foreign Policy from 10th March 1932 to 31st December 1936. Documents chart the complex reorientation of the relationship between Ireland and Britain. The volume prioritises Ireland's role in the League of Nations and its diplomatic movements on the wider international stage.
Volume V chronicles the development and execution of Irish foreign policy in the lead up to World War Two in September 1939. This volume pieces together an exacting account of Ireland's policies abroad despite the destruction of documents by the Department of External Affairs in 1940, when a German invasion was feared.
Volume VI delivers a rich account of neutral Ireland during the war years. This volume explains how de Valera and his colleagues resisted entering the war while maintaining 'pro-Allied neutrality', during a highly-charged period for Irish-British relations. Further afield, it documents many aspects of European life as besieged by war.