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Ireland 1848-1972: A Political and Social History (HI283) - Reading List

General Texts
Bartlett, Thomas and K. Jeffrey, (1996), A Military History of Ireland. Cambridge.
Connolly, Sean (ed.), (2000), Oxford Companion to Irish History. Oxford.
Dickson, David and Ó Gráda, Cormac (eds.), (2003), Refiguring Ireland: Essays in Honour of Louis Cullen Dublin.
Ferriter, Diarmaid, (2004), The Transformation of Ireland 1900-2000 London.
Fitzpatrick, David (1999), The Two Irelands. Oxford.
Foster, R. F., (1993), Paddy and Mr. Punch, London.
Foster, R. F., (ed.), (1989), The Oxford Illustrated History of Ireland, Oxford.
(2001), The Irish Story: Telling Tales and Making it up in Ireland. London.
Harkness, D., (1996), Ireland in the Twentieth Century: Divided Island, London.
Hill, J, et al (eds.), (2003), A New History of Ireland vol. 7, Ireland 1922-1982, Oxford.
Lee, J. J., (1989), Ireland 1912-1985, Politics and Society, Cambridge.
Lyons, F. S. L., (1971), Ireland Since the Famine, London.
MacDonagh, O., (1983), States of Mind: A Study of Anglo-Irish Conflict 1780-1980, London.
Murphy, James H., (2003) Ireland: A Social, Cultural and Literary History, 1791-1891. Dublin.
O’Grada, C., (1994). A New Economic History of Ireland, 1780-1939. Oxford.
Vaughan, W. E., (1989), A New History of Ireland V: Ireland Under the Union 1801-1870, Oxford. This
is an excellent book with very good insights of the major events of the period.
Vaughan, W. E., (1996), A New History of Ireland VI: Ireland Under the Union II, 1871-1921, Oxford
You will also find The Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing vols. 1-3 (Derry/New York 1991)
contains a considerable amount of material relating to this course. The Field Day Anthology of
Irish Writing: vols. 4-5, Irish Women’s Writings and Traditions (Cork/New York, 2002), contains
information on the place of women in Irish history, society and culture from 600 to 2000.
The Royal Historical Society has an excellent bibliographic site that can be searched for books and
articles published on British and Irish history. It is very straightforward to use and should be of great
benefit to you when you need to find reading for an essay. The address is
The Library also holds a number of journals, either through JSTOR or on the shelves that deal with Irish history, politics and culture. These are:
  1. Irish HistoricStudies ( cited as IHS in the reading list)
  2. Saothar: Journal of the Irish Labour History Society
  3. History Ireland
  4. Irish Review
  5. Irish Economic and Social History
  6. Irish Studies Review
  7. Éire/Ireland
  8. New Hibernia Review 
In order to get as much from the course as possible you might read the following texts. I regard these as essential background reading.
The following two texts should be purchased from the bookshop.
Ferriter, Diarmaid, (2004), The Transformation of Ireland 1900-2000 London.
Jackson, Alvin, Ireland, 1798-1998 (Oxford, 1999).
The following are all very good general histories and are worth reading as background.
Boyce, D.G., Nineteenth-century Ireland: The Search for Stability (Dublin, 1990). This is a good general text.
Foster, R.F., Modern Ireland 1600-1972 (London, 1988). This is worth acquiring. It still offers a controversial view on Irish history.
Hoppen, K.T., Ireland Since 1800: Conflict and Conformity (London, 1989). This is a very good textbook and covers social, economic and political issues.
Keogh, D., Twentieth Century Ireland. Nation and State (Dublin, 1994).
Townshend, Charles, (1998) Ireland in the Twentieth Century, A Political History. London.
The following list, arranged under general headings, is for those of you who would like to delve a little deeper into the various topics which will be covered on this course. I have limited the items to the best books/articles currently available on each topic and which are in the Library. Please refer to this list for readings for your essay.
The Famine:
Daly, M., (1986), The Famine in Ireland, Dublin.
Davis, Graham, (1997), ‘The historiography of the Irish Famine’ in P. O’Sullivan (ed.), The Meaning of the Famine. Leicester.
Donnelly, James S., (2000) The Great Irish Potato Famine. Stroud.
Edwards, R. D., (ed.), (1956, reprinted 1994), The Great Famine: Studies in Irish History, Dublin.
Gray, Peter, (1999), Famine, Land and Politics: British Government and Irish Society 1843-50. Dublin.
‘National humiliation and the Great Hunger: fast and famine in 1847’, IHS, 32, 126, pp. 193-216.
Kerr, D., (1994), A Nation of Beggars? Priests, People and Politics in Famine Ireland, 1846-1852,
Kinealy, C., (Winter, 1995), Beyond revisionism: reassessing the Great Famine’, in History Ireland, 3/4
Kinealy, C., (1994), The Great Calamity: The Irish Famine 1845-52, Dublin.
(1997), A Death-Dealing Famine. London.
Kinealy, C. and G. MacAtasney, (2000). The Hidden Famine: Hunger, Poverty and Sectarianism in
Belfast. London.
Morash, C., & Hayes, R., (ed.) (1996), Fearful Realities: New Perspectives on the Famine, Dublin.
Morash, C., (1995), Writing the Irish Famine, Oxford.
Ó Gráda, C, (1989), The Great Irish Famine, London.
(1999), Black ’47 and Beyond. Princeton.
Portéir, C., (1995), The Great Irish Famine, Dublin.
Smith, C W, (1962), The Great Hunger, Ireland 1845-9, London (and many reprints since).
Aan de Wiel, Jerome (2003), The Catholic Church in Ireland 1914-1918: War and Politics. Dublin.
Ainsworth, John. (2002), ‘Kevin Barry, the incident at Monk’s bakery and the making of an Irish
republican legend’, History, 87/287, pp. 372-87.
Anton, B., (Autumn 1993), ‘Women of the Nation’, in History Ireland, 1/3, pp.34-7.
Augesteijn, Joost, (1996) From Public Defiance to Guerrilla Warfare: The Experiences of Ordinary
Volunteers in the Irish War of Independence, 1916-1921. Dublin.
  (ed.), (1999), Ireland in the 1930s. Dublin.
(ed.), (2002). The Irish Revolution 1913-1923. Basingstoke.
Beaumont, Caitriona, (1997) ‘Women and the politics of equality: the Irish women’s movement, 1930-1943’ in Maryann Gialanella Valiulis and Mary O’Dowd (eds), Women & Irish History Dublin. pp, 185-205.
(1999) ‘Gender, citizenship and the state in Ireland, 1922-1990’, in Scott Brewster et al (eds.), Ireland in Proximity: History, Gender, Space. London. pp. 94-108.
Benton, Sarah, (1995) ‘Women disarmed: the militarisation of politics in Ireland, 1913-23’, Feminist Review, 50, pp. 148-72.
Bew, P. (1991/2) ‘The Easter Rising: lost leaders and lost opportunities’, The Irish Review, 11, pp. 9-13.
Bew, P., (1994), Ideology and the Irish Question: Ulster Unionism and Irish Nationalism 1912-1916,
(1999), ‘Moderate nationalism and the Irish revolution, 1916-1923’, Historical Journal, 42. 3.
Bowman, John, (1982). De Valera and the Ulster Question. Oxford.
Boyce, D. G., (1982, reprinted 1993), Nationalism in Ireland, London.
(1996) The Irish Question and British Politics, 1868-1996. London.
Boyce, D.G. and Alan O’Day (eds), (1996). The Making of Modern Irish History. London.
(1999), Defenders of the Union: A Survey of British and Irish
Unionism since 1800. London.
(2004) Ireland in Transition, 1867-1921, London.
Boyd, A., (September 1995), ‘The Orange Order, 1795-1995’, History Today, 45(9), pp. 16-23.
Boyer, J., Bell, (1979), The Secret Army: The I.R..A. 1916-1979, Dublin.
Bryan, D., (Summer 1994), 'Interpreting the twelfth', in History Ireland, 2/2, pp.37-41.
Buckland, P., (1988), ‘Irish Unionism and the new Ireland’ in D. G. Boyce, The Revolution in Ireland,
Dublin, pp.71-90.
Buckland, P., (1972), Irish Unionism, London.
(1994) ‘Carson, Craig and the partition of Ireland’, in Peter Collins (ed.), Nationalism and
Unionism. Belfast.
Bull, P., (May 1993), ‘The significance of the nationalist response to the Irish Land Act of 1903’,
IHS, 28(111), pp.283-305.
 (1996) Land, Politics and Nationalism: A Study of the Irish Land Question. Dublin.
Callanan, F., (Autumn 1993), ‘Parnell: the great pretender’ History Ireland, 1/3, pp.50-55.
Carroll, P.J. and John A. Murphy (eds), (1983), De Valera and His Times. Cork.
Collins, Peter, (ed.), (1994). Nationalism and Unionism. Belfast.
Comerford, R. V., (1985), The Fenians in Context, Dublin.
Comerford, R.V., (2003), Inventing the Nation: Ireland, London.
Cronin, M., (Autumn 1994), pp.43-7, ‘Blueshirts, spirits and socials’, in History Ireland, 2/3, pp.43-7.
(1997), The Blueshirts and Irish Politics. Dublin.
Cronin, M. and John M. Regan (eds.), (2000) Ireland: The Politics of Independence, 1922-49.
Crossman, V., (1994), Local Government in Nineteenth-Century Ireland, Belfast.
(1996) Politics, Law and Order in Nineteenth-Century Ireland. Dublin.
Cullen Owens, Rosemary, (1983) Smashing Times: A History of the Irish Suffrage Movement. Dublin.
(1997) ‘Women and pacifism in Ireland, 1915-1932’ in Maryann Gialanella Valiulis and Mary O’Dowd, (eds) Women and Irish Society Dublin pp. 220-239.
(2001), Louie Bennett Cork.
Currie, Austin (2004) All Hell Will Break Loose Dublin.
D’Alton, Ian, (1973), ‘Southern Irish unionism: a case study of Cork unionists 1884-1914’, Transactions
of the Royal Historical Society, 5th series, 23, pp. 71-88.
Denman, T., (November 1994), ‘The red livery of shame: the campaign against army recruitment in
Ireland, 1899-1914’, in IHS, 29 (114), pp.208-233.
Dhonnchadha M. N. and Dorgan, T., (eds.), (1991), Revising the Rising, Derry.

Doherty, Gabriel and Dermot Keogh (eds.), (2007), 1916: The Long Revolution. Cork.

Dolan, Anne, (2003), Commemorating the Irish Civil War. Cambridge.
Dooley, Terence, (2004), ‘The land for the People’: The Land Question in Independent Ireland, Dublin.
Donnelly, J., & Clark, S., (eds.), (1983), Irish Peasants: Violence and Political Unrest 1780-1914,
Doherty, Gabriel and D. Keogh (eds), (1998), Michael Collins and the Making of the Irish State. Dublin.
Doherty, M.A., (2000) ‘Kevin Barry and the Anglo-Irish propaganda war’, IHS, 32 (126), pp. 217-231.
Dunne, T., (1987), ‘Responses to Gladstonian Home Rule and Land Reform’, IHS, 25, pp.432-8.
Edwards, R. D., (1977), Patrick Pearse, The Triumph of Failure, London.
(1999), The Faithful Tribe: An Intimate Portrait of Loyal Institutions. London.
Elliott, M. (2000), The Catholics of Ulster. London.
English, R., (May, 1990), ‘Socialism and republican schism in Ireland: the emergence of the Republican
Congress in 1934’, IHS., 27(105), pp.48-65.
(November 1993), ‘Paying no heed to public glamour: Irish republicanism solipsism in the
1930s’, IHS, 8(112), pp.426-39.
(1994), Radicals and the Republic: Socialist Republicanism in the Irish Free State 1925-1937,
(1996), Unionism in Modern Ireland, London.
(1996), ‘“The inborn hate of things English”: Ernie O'Malley and the Irish Revolution 1916-
1923’, Past and Present, 151, pp.174-99.
(2003) Armed Struggle: A History of the IRA. London.
English, R. and G. Walker (eds.), (1996), Unionism in modern Ireland: New Perspectives on
Politics and Culture. Dublin.
Evans, S., (1998) ‘The Conservatives and the redefinition of Unionism, 1912-1921’,
Twentieth-Century British History, 9, 1.
Feeney, Brian (2004) Sinn Féin: A Hundred Turbulent Years Dublin.
Finnan, Joseph P., (2004) John Redmond and Irish unity, 1912-1918 Syracuse.
Fitzpatrick, D., (1977), Politics and Irish Life, Dublin.
Fitzpatrick, D., (1978), ‘The geography of Irish nationalism, 1910-1921’, in Past and Present 78, pp 113-
Fitzpatrick, David,(2003), Harry Boland’s Irish Revolution, Cork.
Foster, R F, (1979), Charles Stewart Parnell: The Man and His Family, Harvester.
Foy, M., (Spring 1996), ‘Ulster Unionist propaganda against Home Rule, 1912-14’, History Ireland,
4/1, pp. 49-53.
Gailey, A., (May 1984), ‘Unionist rhetoric and Irish local government reform 1895-9, in IHS, 24 (93),
Garvin, T., (1987), Nationalist Revolutionaries in Ireland, Dublin.
Garvin, T., (May 1986), ‘Priests and patriots: Irish separatism and fear of the modern, 1890-1914’, IHS.,
25 (97), pp. 67-81.
Garvin, T., (1987), ‘Great hatred, little room: social background, political motivation and
ideological perspectives among revolutionary elites in Ireland, 1890-1922’, in George Boyce
(ed.), The Revolution in Ireland, London.
Geary, L. M., (1991), ‘Parnell and the Irish Land Question’, in Donal McCartney (eds.) Parnell, the
Politics of Power, Dublin, pp. 90-101.
Girvin, B. and G. Roberts (ed.), Ireland and the Second World War: Politics, Society and Remembrance.
Gray, Peter (ed.), (2004), Victoria’s Ireland? Irishness and Britishness, 1837-1901, Dublin.
Gregory, A. and S. Paseta, (eds.) (2002) Ireland and the Great War: ‘A War to Unite Us All?’.
Hachey, T. E., & McCaffrey, L. J. (eds), (1989), Perspectives on Irish Nationalism, Kentucky.
Hart, Peter, (1996), ‘The Protestant experience of revolution in southern Ireland, 1911-1926’ in R. English and G. Walker (eds), Unionism in Modern Ireland.
(1997), ‘The geography of Irish revolution in Ireland, 1917-1923’, Past and Present.
(1999), The IRA and its Enemies: Violence and Community in Cork, 1916-1923. Oxford.
(1999), ‘The social structure of the Irish Republican Army, 1916-1923’, Historical Journal, 42, 1.
Hennessy, Thomas (1997) A History of Northern Ireland. London.
(1998), Dividing Ireland: World War I and Partition. London.
Hopkinson, Michael, (1988), Green against Green: The Irish Civil War. Dublin.
(2002), The Irish War of Independence. Dublin.
Hoppen, K. T., (1984), Elections, Politics and Society in Ireland 1832-85, Oxford.
Howe, Stephen (2000), Ireland and Empire: Colonial Legacies in Irish History and Culture. Oxford.
Jackson, A., (1992), ‘Unionist Myths 1912-85’, Past and Present, pp.164-85.
(1989), The Ulster Party: Irish Unionists in the House of Commons 1886-1911. Oxford.
(1993), Sir Edward Carson. Dundalk.
(1994), ‘Irish Unionism, 1905-1921’, in P. Collins (ed.), Nationalism and Unionism, pp. 35-
(2003) Home Rule: An Irish History 1800-2000. London.
Jeffrey, Keith, (2000). Ireland and the Great War. Cambridge.
Johnston, Nuala, (2003) The Great War and the Geography of Remembrance. Cambridge.
Jordan, Donal, (1998), ‘The Irish National League and the “unwritten law”: rural protest and nation
building in Ireland, 1882-1890’, Past and Present, 158, pp. 146-71.
Kane, Anne (2000), ‘Narratives of nationalism: constructing Irish national identity during the Land War,
1879-1882’, National Identities, 2/3, pp. 45-64.
Kee, R., (1972), The Green Flag, 3 vols., London.
Kelly, Matthew, (1999), ‘Dublin Fenianism in the 1880s’, Historical Journal, 43, 3.
Kennedy, Liam, (1996), Colonialism, Religion and Nationalism in Ireland. Belfast.
Kennedy, Thomas, (2001), ‘“The gravest situation of our lives”: conservatives, Ulster and the Home Rule
crisis, 1911-1914’, Eire-Ireland, 26, 3/4 pp. 67-82.
Keogh, Dermot, Finbarr O’Shea and Carmel Quinlan (eds.), (2004), Ireland in the 1950s, Cork.
Laffan, M., (1971), ‘The Unification of Sinn Fein in 1917’, IHS, xvii, pp.353-79.
(1983), The Partition of Ireland 1911-1925, Dublin.
(1985), ‘“Labour must wait”: Ireland’s conservative revolution’, in P. J. Corish (ed.), Radicals
Rebels and Establishment Historical Studies XV, pp.203-222.
  (1999), The Resurrection of Sinn Fein: the Sinn Fein Party 1916-1923. Cambridge.
Loughlin, J., (May 1985), ‘The Irish Protestant Home Rule Association and nationalist politics 1886-93’,
IHS, 24, (95), pp.341-60.
Luddy, Maria, (1997) ‘Women and politics in nineteenth-century Ireland’, in Maryann Gialanella Valiulis and Mary O’Dowd (eds.), Women and Irish History Dublin, pp. 89-108.
Lynch, David, (2005)Radical Politics in Modern Ireland: the History of the Irish Socialist Republican Party 1896-1904 Dublin.
Lynch, Robert, (2002) The Northern IRA and the Early Years of Partition, 1920-1922. Dublin.
Lyons, F S L., (1951), The Irish Parliamentary Party, London.
(1977), Charles Stewart Parnell, London.
MacMahon, J. A., (Winter 1981), ‘Catholic clergy and the social question 1891-1916’, Studies, pp.263-
Manning, M., (1971:1987), The Blueshirts, Dublin.
(1972), Irish Political Parties: An Introduction, Dublin.
Mathews, P.J., (2003), Revival: The Abbey Theatre, Sinn Féin, The Gaelic League and the Co-Operative Movement, Cork.
Matthews, Kevin, (2004), Fatal Influence: The Impact of Ireland on British Politics, 1920-1925, Dublin.
Maume, Patrick, (2000), The Long Gestation: Irish Nationalist Life 1891-1918. Dublin.
McBride, Ian (ed.), (2001), History and Memory in Modern Ireland, Cambridge.
McBride, Lawrence W., (ed.), (2003), Reading Irish Histories: Texts, Contexts, and Memory in Modern Ireland, Dublin.
McCracken, Donal P., (2003), Forgotten Protest: Ireland and the Anglo-Boer War, Belfast.
McDowell, R B., (1964), The Irish Administration 1801-1914, London.
McDonough, Terrence, (2005) Was Ireland a Colony? Economics, Politics and Culture in Nineteenth-Century Ireland Dublin.
McGarry, Fergal, (1999), Irish Politics and the Spanish Civil War. Cork.
McGee, Owen, (2001), ‘“God Save Ireland”: Manchester martyr demonstrations in Dublin, 1867-1916’,
Éire-Ireland, 26, 3/4 pp. 39-66.
McIntosh, Gillian, (1999), The Force of Culture: Unionist Identities in Twentieth-Century Ireland. Cork.
Miller, D., (1980), Queen's Rebels: Ulster Loyalism in Historical Perspectives, Dublin.
(1973), Church State and Nation in Ireland 1898-1921, Dublin.
Morris, Ewan (2005) Our Own Devices: National Symbols and Political Conflict in Twentieth-Century Ireland Dublin.
Murray, Gerard and Tonge, Jonathan, (eds), (2005) Sinn Fein and the SDLP: From Alienation to Participation London.
Murphy, J. A., (1979), ‘“Put them out!”: Parties and elections 1948-69’, in J. J. Lee, (ed.) Ireland 1945-
70, Dublin.
Murphy, B., (Spring 1994), ‘The First Dail Eireann’, History Ireland, 23/1, pp.41-6.
Murphy, J. A., (ed.), (1983), DeValera and His Times, Cork.
Murray, P., (1993), ‘Irish Cultural nationalism in the United Kingdom State: politics and the Gaelic
League 1900-18’, in Irish Political Studies, 8, pp. 55-72.
Murray, Patrick (2000), Oracles of God: The Roman Catholic Church and Irish Politics, 1922-37. Dublin.
Neary, J. P. & O’Grada, C., (May 1991), ‘Protection, economic war and structural change: the 1930s in
Ireland’, IHS, 27(107), pp.250-63.
Novick, Ben (2001), Conceiving Revolution: Irish Nationalist Propaganda During the First World War.
O’Brien, Maire Cruise, (2004) The Same Age as the State Dublin.
O Connor, Emmet, (2002), James Larkin. Cork.
(March 2003), ‘Communists, Russia, and the IRA, 1920-1923’, The Historical
Journal, 46, 1, pp 115-132.
O’Day, A., (ed.), (1987), Reactions to Irish Nationalism, London.
(1998) Irish Home Rule, 1867-1921. London.
(1998), Charles Stewart Parnell. Dundalk.
O’Drisceoil, Donal, (2001), Peadar O’Donnell. Cork.
O’Halpin, Eunan, (1999), Defending Ireland. Oxford.
Paseta, Senia, (1999), Before the Revolution: Nationalism, Social Change and the Irish Catholic Elite,
1879-1922. Cork.
Peatling, G.K., (2001), British Opinion and Irish Self Government, 1865-1925. Dublin.
Philpin, C. H. E., (ed.), (1987), Nationalism and Popular Protest in Ireland, London.
Regan, J., (Summer 1995), ‘Looking at Mick again: demilitarising Michael Collins’, History Ireland,
3/3, pp.17-22.
(November, 1997), The politics of reaction: the dynamics of treatyite government and policy, 1922-33’, IHS, 30, 120.
(1999) The Irish Counter Revolution 1921-1936: Treatyite Politics and Settlement in
Independent Ireland. Dublin.
Ryan, Louise, (1998) ‘Negotiating modernity and tradition: newspaper debates on the “modern girl” in the Irish Free State’, Journal of Gender Studies, 7, 2, pp 181-97.
(July 1999), ‘“Furies” and “die-hards”: women and Irish republicanism in the early twentieth century’, Gender and History, 11, 2, pp. 256-75.
Ryan, Louise and Ward, Margaret (eds.), (2004) Irish Women and Nationalism Dublin.
Sisson, Elaine, (2004), Pearse’s Patriots: St Enda’s and the Cult of Boyhood, Cork.
Taylor Fitzsimons, Betsey and James H. Murphy (eds.), (2004), The Irish Revival Reappraised, Dublin.
Thompson, Frank, (2001), The End of Liberal Ulster: Land Agitation and Land Reform 1868-1886.
Townshend, C., (April, 1979), ‘The Irish Republican Army and the development of guerrilla warfare, 1916-21’ English Historical Review, 94, 371.
(1975). The British Campaign in Ireland, 1919-1921. Oxford.
(1988), Political Violence in Ireland, Oxford.
Travers, Pauric (1988), Settlements and Divisions: Ireland 1870-1922. Dublin.
Urquhart, Diane, (2000) Women in Ulster Politics, 1890-1940. Dublin.
(ed.), (2001) The Minutes of the Ulster Women’s Unionist Council and Executive Committee, 1911-1940. Dublin.
Vaughan, W.E., (1994), Landlords and Tenants in Mid-Victorian Ireland. Oxford.
Walker, B., (1992), ‘1641, 1689, 1690 and all that: the Unionist sense of history’, The Irish Review, 12,
pp. 56-64.
Walker, Graham, (2004), A History of the Ulster Unionist Party: Protest, Pragmatism and Pessimism, Manchester.
Wheatley, Michael, (2001), ‘John Redmond and federalism in 1910’, IHS, 32, 127, pp. 343-64.
Wichert, Sabine (ed.), (2004), From the United Irishmen to Twentieth-Century Unionism, Dublin.
Winstanley, M. J., (1984), Ireland and the Land Question 1800-1922, London.
Yeates, Padraig, (2001), Lockout: Dublin 1913, Dublin.
Younger, Carlton, (1970), Ireland’s Civil War. London.
O’Farrell, F., (1993), ‘The Church of Ireland: a critical bibliography 1800-1870’ and Milne, K.(1993), ‘The Church of Ireland: a critical bibliography 1870-1992’, IHS 28 pp. 369-84.
Brown, S.J. and D. Miller, (2000) Piety and Power in Ireland, 1760-1960; Essays in Honour of Emmet Larkin. Belfast.
Clear, C.,(1990), ‘The limits of female autonomy: nuns in nineteenth century Ireland’, in Maria Luddy and Cliona Murphy (ed.) Women Surviving, Dublin, pp.15-50.
(1987), ‘Walls within walls: nuns in nineteenth century Ireland’, in Chris Curtain et al, (eds.), Gender in Irish Society, Galway, pp.134-151.
Connolly, S., (1987), Religion and Society in Nineteenth Century Ireland, Dundalk.
Corish, P., (1985, 1986), The Irish Catholic Experience, Dublin.
Fahey, T., (1987), ‘Nuns in the catholic church in Ireland in the nineteenth century’, in Mary Cullen
(ed.), Girls Don't Do Honours: Irish Women in Education in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries,
Fuller, Louise, (2002), Irish Catholicism Since 1950: The Undoing of a Culture. Dublin.
Hempton, D., (1996), Religion and Political Culture in Britain and Ireland, Cambridge.
Hempton, C, & Hill, M. (1992), Evangelical Protestantism in Ulster Society 1740-1890, London.
Inglis, T., (1987), Moral Monopoly, the Catholic Church in Modern Irish Society, Dublin.
Keenan, D., (1983), The Catholic Church in Nineteenth Century Ireland: A Sociological Study, Dublin.
Kerr, D., (1982), Peel, Priests and Politics, Oxford.
Larkin, E., (1972), ‘The Devotional Revolution in Ireland 1850-75’, American Historical Review, 77, pp.
  (1975), ‘Church, state and nation in modern Ireland’, in American Historical Review, 80, 5.
Luddy, Maria (1995), Women in Ireland, 1800-1918: A Documentary History. Cork.
Malcom, E., (May 1982), ‘The Catholic Church and the Irish temperance movement 1938-1901’, IHS, 23
(89), pp.1-16.
Miller, D., (1975), ‘Irish Catholicism and the Great Famine’, Journal of Social History, ix, pp
Murphy, J. A, (1982), ‘The Church, morality and the law’, in D. M. Clarke (ed) Morality and the
Law, Dublin
Newsinger, J, (1995), ‘The Catholic Church in nineteenth century Ireland’, European History Quarterly,
25, pp.247-267.
O’Callaghan, M., (1984), ‘Language, nationality and cultural identity in the Irish Free State 1922-7: the Irish Statesman and the Catholic Bulletin, reappraised’, IHS, 94.
O’Dowd, L., (1987), ‘Church, state and women: the aftermath of partition’, in Chris Curtin et al (eds.),
Gender in Irish Society, Galway, pp.3-36.
O'Shea, J., (1983), Priests, Politics and Society in Post-Famine Ireland, Dublin.
Pilkington, Lionel, (2001), Theatre and the State in Twentieth-Century Ireland. London.
Rafferty, 0. P., (1994), Catholicism in Ulster 1603-1983: An Interpretative History, London.
Raughter, Rosemary (ed.), (2005) Religious Women and their History Dublin.
Ryan, Louise and Ward, Margaret (eds.), (2004) Irish Women and Nationalism: Soldiers, New Women and Wicked Hags Dublin.
Whyte, J. H. (1971), Church and State in Modern Ireland 1923-1979, Dublin.
(1979), ‘Church State and Society 1950-70’, in J. J. Lee (ed.) Ireland 1945-70, Dublin.
Social and Economic:
Barton, Ruth, (2004), Irish National Cinema, London.
Brown, T., (1985, 2nd ed. 2004), Ireland: A Social and Cultural History 1922-1985, London.
Bielenberg, A., (ed.), (2000), The Irish Diaspora. London.
Bourke, Angela, (1999) The Burning of Bridget Cleary London.
Bourke, Joanna, (1993), From Husbandry to Housewifery: Women, Economic Change and Housework in Ireland 1890-1914. Oxford.
Brown, Terence (1985), Ireland: A Social and Cultural History. New York.
Cairns, D., & Richards, S., (1988), Writing Ireland Colonialism, Nationalism and Culture, Manchester.
Clear, Caitriona, (1997) ‘No feminine mystique: popular advice to women of the house in Ireland, 1922-1954’ in Maryann Gialanella Valiulis and Mary O’Dowd (eds), Women & Irish History Dublin, pp. 189-205.
Clear, Caitriona, (2000) Women of the House: Women’s Household Work in Ireland, 1922-1961 (Dublin, 2000).
Collins, B., (1993), ‘The Irish in Britain, 1780-1921’ in B.J. Graham and L.J. Proudfoot (eds), An Historical Geography of Ireland. London, pp. 366-98.
Corcoran, Mary P. and O’Brien, Mark (eds), (2004) Political Censorship and the Democratic State: The Irish Broadcasting Ban Dublin.
Cousins, Mel, (2003), The Birth of Social Welfare in Ireland. Dublin.
Crossman, Virginia, (2006), Politics, Pauperism and Power in Nineteenth-Century Ireland. Manchester.
(2006), The Poor Law in Ireland, 1838-1948. Dundalk.
Daly, Mary E., (1992), Industrial Development and Irish National Identity 1922-1939, Dublin.
(1997) Women and Work in Ireland Dundalk.
(1997) ‘“Turn on the tap”: the state, Irish women and running water’ in Maryann
Gialanella Valiulis and Mary O’Dowd (eds), Women & Irish History Dublin, pp. 206-19.
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