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Book Review: Judging W.T. Cosgrave




Judging W.T. Cosgrave by Michael Laffan Published by Royal Irish Academy Press, Dublin 2014 Reviewer: Daniel Murray Judging W.T. Cosgrave is the …

Film Review: The Enigma of Frank Ryan




Director: Des Bell   Historical Consultant: Fearghal McGarry   Starring: Dara Devaney, Mia Gallagher, Barry Barnes, Frankie McCafferty,   Reviewer: John Dorney …

The Election of Jack Murphy in 1957




Cathal Brennan looks at a rare, and fleeting, victory for an independent left-wing candidate in the conservative climate of 1950s Ireland. In 1957 Jack …