Irish Studies

‘The Age-Old Struggle’: Irish republicanism from the Battle of the Bogside to the Belfast Agreement, 1969-1998

Jack Hepworth provides an introduction for his new publication, 'The Age-Old Struggle'. Analysing the internal dynamics of Irish Republicanism between the outbreak of 'the Troubles’ in 1969 and the Good Friday Agreement of 1998, 'The Age-Old Struggle' draws upon the words and writings of more than 250 Irish republicans. For three decades from 1969, Irish … Continue reading

Irish Studies

How loyalism survived Partition in the South

The editors of Southern Irish Loyalism, 1912-1949 on the fate of a minority tradition. This piece was originally published by The Irish Times. A statue of Queen Victoria outside Windsor Castle flanked by Tricolour and Union flags for President Michael D Higgins’ state visit in April, 2014. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images As midnight passed on … Continue reading

Irish Studies

New and forthcoming in Irish Studies

We were really looking forward to the British Association for Irish Studies (BAIS) conference, so we’re delighted to see that the conference is still taking place online throughout the month of May. We thought this was a good opportunity to share our conference discount online and remind you about the 50% discount across all ebooks. … Continue reading