Conor McNamara focuses his research work on social and political upheaval in modern Ireland. He was senior researcher for the University of Notre Dame's 1916 television series to be aired in March 1916. His forthcoming study, Easter 1916: A Research Guide will be published in autumn 2015. His other books include The West of Ireland in the Nineteenth Century: New Perspectives (2011).
The Easter Rebellion of 1916 was one of the first comprehensively documented political rebellions in the twentieth century. A generation of extraordinary revolutionaries left behind iconic photographs, manuscripts, perso ...Quick View
Intolerance has been the curse of our country.' Putting Ireland on trial, Jim Larkin's verdict was damning and resolute. His words resound, shuddering towards the present day where class division and workers' rights disp ...Quick View
Powering the Nation' is the fascinating story of the greatest industrial initiative of the fledgling Irish Free State: the Shannon Hydroelectric Scheme. Lavishly designed, this visual history examines the construction of ...Quick View