2 April 2012 Edition

1916 - Still the central event in our history

2 April 2012

16 Lives Series: James Connolly, by Lorcan Collins. Joseph Plunkett, by Honor Ó Brolcháin. Michael Mallin, by Brian Hughes. O’Brien Press, €11.99 each Free article

Rush for the Áras

2 April 2012

The Race for the Áras, By Tom Reddy, Gill & MacMillan, €16.99 Premium service article

The Boss’s new ‘Wrecking Ball’

2 April 2012

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN — ‘The Boss’ — has sold roughly 135million albums in his career. While most people wait for his latest production as loyal fans of the music, there is also a great number who wait to see what political statement he will make. The Boss (a title earned because of his willingness to collect and distribute the post-show money in the early days) has usually released albums that have been a reflection not only of his current emotional state and whatever demons he may be wrestling with but also of a specific time and place in American political upheaval. Free article

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