Tuesday 17 October 2017

The Books That Define Ireland

The titles featured in The Books That Define Ireland:

* Geoffrey Keating, Foras Feasa ar Éirinn/The History of Ireland (1634)

* William Molyneux, The case of Ireland being bound by Acts of Parliament in England (1698)

* Jonathan Swift, A Modest Proposal (1729)

* Andrew Dunleavy, The Catechism of Christian Doctrine (1742)

* William Theobald Wolfe Tone (ed.), The Autobiography of Wolfe Tone (1826)

* John Mitchel, The Jail Journal (1861)

* Horace Plunkett, Ireland in the New Century (1904)

* Michael O'Riordan, Catholicity and Progress in Ireland (1905)

* James Connolly, Labour in Irish History (1910)

* Patrick A Sheehan, The Graves at Kilmorna (1913)

* Desmond Ryan, Collected Works of Pádraic A Pearse (1917)

* Daniel Corkery, The Hidden Ireland (1924)

* P. S. O'Hegarty, The Victory of Sinn Féin: How it Won It and How It Used It (1924)

* Tomás O Criomhthain, An tOileánach/The Islandman (1929)

* Frank O'Connor, Guests of the Nation (1931)

* Sean O'Faoláin, King of the Beggars (1938)

* Flann O'Brien, At Swim-Two-Birds (1939)

* James Kavanagh, Manual of Social Ethics (1954)

* Paul Blanshard, The Irish and Catholic Power (1954).

* Michael Sheehy, Divided We Stand (1955).

* Edna O'Brien, The Country Girls (1960)

* John McGahern, The Dark (1965)

* Cecil Woodham-Smith, The Great Hunger (1962)

* Conor Cruise O'Brien, States of Ireland (1972)

* A T Q Stewart, The Narrow Ground (1977)

* C S Andrews, Dublin Made Me (1979)

* Nell McCafferty, A Woman to Blame; The Kerry Babies Case (1985)

* Noel Browne, Against the Tide (1985)

* Fintan O'Toole, Meanwhile Back at the Ranch: The Politics of Irish Beef (1995)

* Mary Raftery and Eoin O'Sullivan, Suffer the Little Children: The Inside Story of Ireland's Industrial Schools (1999)

* Elaine A Byrne, Political Corruption in Ireland: A Crooked Harp? (2012)

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