29 September 2013 Edition

Inside stories – Frongoch and Ballykinlar POW camps

29 September 2013

PRISONS and the incarceration of those suspected by the authorities of fostering sedition have always held a special place in the republican consciousness. Jails were regarded as an opportunity to further the struggle in a different theatre of operations rather than ending the prisoners’ participation in the fight. Free article

Filming the Spirit of Freedom

29 September 2013

IT SEEMS a simple proposition. Write, cast and direct an accurate, thoughtful portrayal of the Irish national struggle. The books, biographies, archives, locations even, they are all there. Free article

Fianna Fáil and the Fourth Green Field

29 September 2013

THE broad time frame of this book, albeit focussed through the prism of one political party’s perspective, would challenge any author. Premium service article

The Irish in Scotland ‘struggling for respect’

29 September 2013

IT’S A STRIKING THOUGHT that the Irish in Glasgow achieved occupational parity a full hundred years AFTER their cousins in New York. Free article

Alastair Campbell’s ‘Irish Diaries’ out this month

29 September 2013

ALASTAIR CAMPBELL is publishing at the end of October a newly-edited one-volume edition of his “relentlessly honest, often controversial, occasionally brutal and always razor-sharp” diaries on Ireland and the Peace Process when he was British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s Director of Communications and Strategy. Premium service article

'The Price of Power – Inside Ireland’s Crisis Coalition'

29 September 2013

Eoin Ó Broin delves into Sunday Business Post Political Editor Pat Leahy’s new book on the Fine Gael/Labour Government Free article

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