This major new account of the politics of modern Ireland offers a rigorous analysis of the forces which shaped both how the Irish state governed itself from the period since 1987 and how it lost its economic sovereignty ...Quick View
Focuses on the impact of Sean Lemass - who sought to modernize Irish society - on Irish politics and society between 1945 and 1973. Although Lemass had been active in Irish politics from 1916 and became Minister for Indu ...Quick View
It is a widely held view that the catholic culture of Ireland was a check on our progress. This book argues that the various administrations were open to change and fresh ideas, and changes in thinking at both a governme ...Quick View
With exclusive access to the Haughey archives, Gary Murphy presents a landmark reassessment of Charles Haughey's life and legacy.
'A superbly balanced exploration of the life and politics of one of the most fascinatin ...Quick View