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
As part of our Spotlight on Irish Studies, enjoy free access to a selection of articles from across our journals, available until July 31st 2021.
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
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
Middle-Class Life in Victorian Belfast, the latest addition to the Reappraisals in Irish History series, is a vivid reconstruction of Belfast’s middle classes c.1830 to c.1890, exploring society, culture and lifestyle. We spoke to author Alice Johnson to learn more. Could you tell us a bit about Middle-Class Life in Victorian Belfast and what drew you to focus … Continue reading