Tim Pat Coogan is Ireland's best known historical writer. His booksinclude the pioneering study Ireland Since The Rising and best-selling biographies of Michael Collins andEamon De Valera.
Get Tim Pat's perspective on Irish history and politics by checking out his Blog and archived articles andinterviews.
The 1916 Easter Rising and its aftermath changed Ireland for ever. The British government's execution of 14 republican rebels transformed a group hitherto perceived as cranks and troublemakers into national heroes. Those ...Quick View
An account of Gerry Fitt's life that also investigates the formation of the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) of which Fitt was a founder member and first leader. This work analyses the role played by Fitt and th ...Quick View
Articles and speeches by Michael Collins. Foreword by Tim Pat Coogan.In these essays and speeches Michael Collins spellled out his vision for the future of Ireland, as well as his analysis of its past. Some of them are w ...Quick View