Dr Ruán O’Donnell is a Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Limerick. He is an authority on the history of Irish republicanism and has published extensively on the United Irishmen and Irish Republican Army. His Special Category: The IRA in English Prisons 1968-1978 (IAP, 2011) is a bestseller. He co-edited, with Mícheál Ó hAodha, reprints of books by F.X. Martin on The Irish Volunteers and the Howth and Kilcoole Gun-Running.
This major three-part work is the definitive history of Irish Republican prisoners detained in England’s maximum security prison ‘dispersal system’ during the entire period of the ‘Troubles’. Special Category V ...Quick View
The translated autobiography of Colm O'Gaora, a leading figure in the first generation of Nationalist figures who defined the emergence of the Irish state. Micheal A" hAodha, University of Limerick and edited by Ruan O'D ...Quick View
Featuring new material on the Irish Famine which has never been published before, this is a comprehensive and accessible overview of one of the most significant periods of Irish history.This condensed history examines wh ...Quick View