Archive for October, 2014

New Irish History books at Hesburgh Library

Posted on October 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

The titles below were all received since the summer.  Not all books are on the shelves. Please use the library catalog for up-to-date information on each book.  If a book has been borrowed, you may reserve it, and if it has not yet been cataloged, a request will ensure that you are notified when the book is available.


Colin Cousins. Armagh and the Great War. History Press Ireland, 2014.

Father Browne’s First World War.  Messenger Publications, 2014.
Review (Irish Independent 17/8/2014)

James Durney. In a Time of War: Kildare 1914-1918. Irish Academic Press, 2014

Ken Kinsella. Out of the Dark, 1914-1918: South Dubliners who fell in the Great War. Irish Academic Press, 2014.

Travor Parkhill. The First World War Diaries of Emma Duffin: Belfast Voluntary Aid Detachment Nurse. Four Courts Press, 2014.
D 630 .D83 A3 2014


Matthew Lewis. Frank Aiken’s War: The Irish Revolution, 1916-23UCD Press, 2014.

Gabriel Doherty (ed.). The Home Rule Crisis 1912-14. Mercier, 2014.
DA 960 .H65 2014

Ann Matthews. The Irish Citizen Army. Mercier Press, 2014.

Mick O’Farrell. The 1916 Diaries of an Irish Rebel and a British Soldier. Mercier press, 2014.
DA 960 .O46 2014

Gerard Noonan. The IRA in Britain, 1919-1923: ‘In the Heart of Enemy Lines’.  Liverpool University Press, 2014.
DA 964 .G7 N66 2014

Stan Greer. In Search of Bulmer Hobson.  Graven Image Press, 2014.
DA 965 .H6 G74 2014

William Murphy. Political Imprisonment and the Irish, 1912-1921. Oxford University Press, 2014.
DA 990 .U46 M88 2014


Michael Kennedy. Ireland, the United Nations and the Congo: A Military and Diplomatic History. Four Courts Press, 2014.
DT 658.22 .K46 2014

Pat Walsh. Catastrophe and Resurgence: The Catholic Predicament in Northern Ireland. Belfast Historical and Educational Society, 2014. Volume I: Catastrophe 1914-1968.
DA 990 .U46 W346 2014

Joshua T. Searle. Scarlet Woman and the Red Hand: Evangelical Apocalyptic Belief in the Northern Ireland Troubles. Eugene, Oregen: Pickwick Publications, 2014.
BR 797 .N67 S43 2014

Daragh Curran. The Protestant Community in Ulster, 1825-45: A Society in Transition. Four Courts Press, 2014.
DA 990 .U46 C87 2014

Mary C. Murphy. Northern Ireland and the European Union: The Dynamics of a Changing Relationship. Manchester University Press, 2014.
DA 990 .U46 M875 2014

Cheryl Lawther. Truth, Denial and Transition: Northern Ireland and the Contested Past. Routledge, 2014.
KDE 210 .L39 2014

Colin Graham. Northern Ireland: 30 Years of Photography. Belfast Exposed Photography, 2013.
TR 59.3 .G73 2013


Marion Rogan. Charles Tisdall of County Meath, 1740-51. From Spendthrift Youth to Improving Landlord.  Four Courts Press, 2014.

Aonghus Dwane.  Donald Caird: Church of Ireland Bishop: Gaelic Churchman, a Life. Columbia Press, 2014.

Paul Clements. Romancing Ireland: Richard Hayward, 1892-1964. Lilliput Press, 2014.
DA 963 .C54 2014

Neil Cronin. Medical Profession and the Exercise of Power in Early Nineteenth-century Cork. Four Courts Press, 2014.

Pádraig Lenihan. The Last Cavalier: Richard Talbot (1631-91). UCD Press, 2014.
DA 429 .L46 2014

Brendan Kelly. Custody, Care & Criminality: Forensic Psychiatry in 19th Century Ireland. History Press Ireland, 2014.

Gerard MacAtasney. The Dead Buried by the Dying: The Great Famine in County Leitrim. Irish Academic Press, 2014.

Emmet O’Connor. Derry Labour in the Age of Agitation 1889-1923.  Four Courts Press, 2014.


John Fox. El Proyecto Macnamara: The Maverick Irish Priest and the Race to Seize California 1844-1846. Irish Academic Press, 2014.

Ronald Kessler. The Sins of the Father: Joseph P. Kennedy and the Dynasty he Founded. Warner Books, 1996.
E 748 .K376 K47 1996

Mary E. Lyons. The Blue Ridge Tunnel: A Remarkable Engineering Feat in Antebellum Virginia. Charleston: The History Press, 2014.
Note in the Crozet Gazette (4/4/14)
TF 238 .B6 L96 2014

Patrick Walsh. The South Sea Bubble and Ireland: Money, Banking and Investment, 1690-1721. Boydell Press, 2014.
HG 6008 .W35 2014


Michael Kelly. Struggle and Strife on a Mayo Estate, 1833-1903: The Nolans of Logboy and their Tenants. Four Courts Press, 2014.

Thomas J. Morrissey. Peter Kenney SJ 1779-1841: The Restoration of the Jesuits in Ireland, England, Sicily, and North America. Catholic University of America Press, 2014.
Reprint of 1996 edition, As One Sent: Peter Kenney SJ (1779-1841): His Mission in Ireland and North America.
BX 4705 .K386 M672 2014

Brendan Walsh (ed.). Knowing Their Place? The Intellectual Life of Women in the 19th Century. History Press Ireland, 2014.

Sarah-Beth Watkins. Ireland’s Suffragettes: The Women who fought for the Vote. The History Press Ireland, 2014.
JN 979 .W38 2014

Roger Courtney. Dissenting Voices: Rediscovering the Irish Progressive Presbyterian Tradition: Profiles of 300 Progressive Presbyterians over Four Centuries. Ulster Historical Foundation, 2013.

Liam Dolan. The Third Earl of Leitrim. Dundalk: The Author, 1978.
CT 868 .L44 D64 1978

Ciarán Reilly. The Irish Land Agent, 1830-60: The Case of King’s County. Four Courts Press, 2014.
DA 990 .O3 R45 2014

Clyve Jones (ed.). Parliament, Politics and Policy in Britain and Ireland, c. 1680-1832: Essays in Honour of D. W. Hayton. Wiley, 2014.
DA 445 .P325 2014


Stephen Ferguson. The GPO: Two Hundred Years of History. Mercier Press, 2014.
DA 950 .F474 2014

Myles Dungan. Mr. Parnell’s Rottweiler: Censorship and the United Ireland Newspaper, 1881-1891. Irish Academic PRess, 2014.
DA 957 .D86 2014

Bernard Shillman. A Short History of the Jews in Ireland. Eason, 1945.
DS 135 .I75 S5 1945

John Carlos. Ireland’s Western Islands: Inishbofin, The Aran Islands, Inishturk, Inishark, Clare & Turbot Island. Collins Press, 2014.
DA 988 .C37 2014

Ann Lynch. Poulnabrone: An Early Neolithic Portal Tomb in Ireland. Department of the Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, 2014.
DA 990 .B87 L9 2014

Henry Murdoch: Remembering Killaloe: A Memoir. Liffey Press, 2014.
DA 990 .C59 M567 2014

Tom Hartley. Milltown Cemetery: The History of Belfast, Written in Stone. Blackstaff Press, 2014.
DA 995 .B5 H25 2014

David Dickson. Dublin: The Making of a Capital City. London: Profile, 2014.
DRB Review
DA 995 .D75 D53 2014

John Thuillier. Kinsale Harbour: A History. Collins Press, 2014.
DA 995 .K495 T58 2014


Brian P. Murphy. Glenstal Abbey Gardens: C. 1650 to the Present: From Townland to Terrace Garden. Papaver Editions, 2014.
SB 466 .I733 G54 2014

Nigel Everett. The Woods of Ireland: A History, 700-1800. Four Courts Press, 2014.
SD 185 .E84 2014

Pat Finnegan. Loughrea, ‘That Den of Infamy’ During the Land War in Co. Galway, 1879-82. Four Courts Press, 2014.
DA 995 .L79 F56 2014

H. Kingsmill Moore. The Centenary Book of the Church of Ireland Training College, 1811-1911. Dublin: Educational Depository, 1911.
LB 2064 .D8 M8 1911

Deirdre Raftery and Karin Fischer (ed.). Educating Ireland: Schooling and Social Change, 1700-2000. Irish Academic Press, 2014.
LC 191.8 .I73 E38 2014

Antonia McManus. Irish Education: The Ministerial Legacy, 1919-99. The History Press Ireland, 2014.

Máirtín Mac Con Iomaire and Eamon Maher. ‘Tickling the Palate’: Gastronomy in Irish Literature and Culture. Peter Lang, 2014.
Irish Times review
TX 360 .I73 T53 2014