A glittering array of writers celebrate (or dissect) the work and career of the great editor who transformed The Irish Times. With contributions from Maeve Binchy, Kevin Myers, John Bowman, and many more.
In the hey-day of the Western movie, whiskey was often called ‘firewater’. But never was that term more apt than on a night in 1875 when thousands of litres of burning whiskey flowed like lava through the streets of the Liberties area of Dublin, threatening to totally destroy the remnants of the old city, and the lives of its residents. Cop
The Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) was established in January 1913, as a militant expression of Ulster Unionist opposition to the Third Home Rule Bill. This book will be essential reading for military and Irish historians and their students, and will interest any general reader interested in modern paramilitary forces.