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Creative Impulses, Cultural Accents : Brian Boydell's Music, Advocacy, Painting and Legacy

Dignam, Barbara
A towering figure in the musical and cultural evolution of modern Ireland, Brian Boydell (1917-2000) has been described as a 'renaissance man' and by President Mary Robinson as a 'tireless wheeler-dealer for music'


Donoghue, Emma
Signatories comprises the artistic responses of Emma Donoghue, Thomas Kilroy, Hugo Hamilton, Frank McGuinness, Rachel Fehily, Eilis Ni Dhuibhne, Marina Carr and Joseph O'Connor to the seven signatories and Nurse O'Farrell. They portray the emotional struggle in this ground-breaking theatrical and literary commemoration of Ireland's turbulent past.

Three Great European Poets (Poet's Chair)

Durcan, Paul
Paul Durcan examines the work and impact of Irish poets Anthony Cronin, Michael Hartnett and Harry Clifton and places them in a European context. He focuses on Cronin's The End of the Modern World, Hartnett's Sibelius in Silence and Clifton's Vaucluse in this insightful volume.

Volume 7: Quest For Excitement

Elias, Norbert (Late of Universities of
Argues that in highly constrained, 'civilised' societies, sports - as well as a spectrum of other cultural and leisure activities - are to be understood not in terms of 'relaxation' but rather of the need for pleasurable excitement and its pleasurable resolution.

Volume 11: Studies On The Germans

Elias, Norbert (Late of Universities of
First published in German in 1989, exactly 50 years after the author's most famous work, On the Process of Civilisation, this edition features his original English text of the essay 'The breakdown of civilisation'. It includes essays on duelling and its wider social significance, as well as on post-war terrorism in the Federal Republic of Germany.

No Authority: Writings from the Laureate for Irish Fiction

Enright, Anne
Anne Enright is one of the brightest lights in contemporary Irish literature. Her novels have received numerous major awards, including the Booker Prize, the Orange Prize, and the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, and she frequently appears in the pages of publications such as the New Yorker and the Guardian.

A Journey in Ireland 1921

Ewart, Wilfrid
Presents memories of the author's journey of April and May 1921. This title offers an account that provides a portrait of Ireland in the last stages of the War of Independence.

Doing Research in Education: A Beginner's Guide

Fahie, Declan
Doing Research in Education: A Beginner's Guide is written for the novice education researcher. It offers practical advice and guidance for each step of the research process including choosing what to research; formulating a research question; deciding on a suitable research methodology; and writing a thesis.

Diverse Republic

Fanning, Bryan
The Republic of Ireland has changed much in the last few decades. It has become much more socially liberal, urban, secular and wealthy. It has also experienced large-scale immigration during a period when other Anglophone and many other European countries mainstream political parties have witnessed the exploitation of anti-immigrant nativism by some political mainstream parties as well as by the far right. Diverse Republic examines, as part of a wider focus on how immigration has changed Irish society, the emergence of antiimmigrant far-right groups through a focus on some key figures within these. It also considers the response of mainstream politics to immigration and examines efforts to encourage the integration of newcomers.

An Irish Century Studies 1912- 2012

Fanning, Bryan
After the Irish War of Independence and Civil War, the journal Studies hosted the mainstream social, economic, constitutional and political debates that shaped the new state. This title addresses the key events, crises and challenges that have shaped Irish society - the 1916 Rising, the First World War, child abuse and immigration.

Theorising Irish Social Policy

Fanning, Bryan
'Theorising Irish Social Policy' examines the theoretical debates underpinning Irish social policy. Topics covered include globalisation, the state and civil society, poverty and social exclusion, social diversity, rights and activism, welfare and well-being.