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July 2012

Book Review: ‘What Else Could I Do?’




Infanticide can be a measure of other aspects of society, it can point to attitudes towards illegitimacy, sex, poverty, birth control, women’s rights and protection of infant life … Rattigan has written a very informative book on a part of Irish history, which serves to reveal much about the complex nature of Irish conservatism.

A Decade of Commemorations




John Dorney reports on the Decade of Commemoration Conference held by Queen’s University Belfast at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin, in June …