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One Bold Deed of Open Treason: The Berlin Diary of Roger Casement 1914-1916

Angus Mitchell

February 2016

Roger Casement is an intriguing figure in Irish history who played a crucial role in the 1916 Rising. His Berlin Diary is an astonishingly candid insight into his mind and motives during his last acts before the Easter Rising and his execution. One Bold Deed of Open Treason is masterfully selected & edited by leading Casement expert Angus Mitchell. The Diary contains all the elements of a spy novel: betrayal, subterfuge and treason.

The Moynihan Brothers in Peace and War, 1908-1918: Their Own Ireland

Deirdre McMahon

October 2004

A poignant study of the relationship between two brothers; one of whom was killed in the Great War.


The Boys of ’93: Derry’s All-Ireland Kings

Eamonn Coleman with Maria McCourt

Foreword by Joe Brolly

September 2018

A posthumous memoir by All-Ireland winning manager to mark 25th anniversary of bringing Sam back to the Oakleaf county.


Modern Ireland and Revolution: Ernie O’Malley in Context

Cormac O’Malley (ed.)

November 2016

In Modern Ireland and Revolution, leading Irish historians deliver critical essays that consider the life, writing and monumental influence of Ernie O’Malley, and the modern art that influenced him.


After the Rising: Soldiers, Lawyers and Trials of the Irish Revolution

Seán Enright

April 2016

After the Rising: Soldiers, Lawyers and Trials of the Irish Revolution is the sequel to Enright’s bestselling 2013 Easter Rising 1916: The Trials. It is a fascinating study of the legal trials arising from the military conflict of the extraordinary 1916-1921 era including the high-profile trials of Roger Casement, Countess Markiewicz, Eoin MacNeill, and the Bloody Sunday participants.

Captain Jack White: Imperialism, Anarchism and the Irish Citizen Army

Leo Keohane

September 2014

This is a long overdue biography of the founder of the Irish Citizen Army,  Captain Jack White, a Boer War hero and renowned anarchist. White associated with key Irish activists and literati of the early twentieth century including HG Wells, DH Lawrence, Tolstoy, GB Shaw, Conan Doyle, Sean O’Casey & Countess Markievicz. This accessible and original biography by Leo Keohane is based on the White family papers and never before seen archival research.

The Howth Gun-Running and the Kilcoole Gun-Running: Recollections & Documents

F.X. Martin

July 2014

An invaluable historical record of the first nationalist military operation in Ireland’s twentieth-century independence struggle written by the leaders of Irish nationalism, including Erskine Childers, Darrell Figgis, Pádraig Pearse, Bulmer Hobson, Arthur Griffith, Roger Casement, Seán MacDiarmada and Eoin MacNeill among many others which gives a fascinating and unique ‘running account’ of the planning, execution, and aftermath of the operation as told by the men and women ‘on the ground’.


The World Upturning: Elsie Henry’s Irish Wartime Diaries, 1913-1919
The World Upturning

Clara Cullen (Ed.)

Elsie Henry’s diaries from 1913-1919 are a personal record of wartime life in Ireland. It is both a detailed narrative from a female perspective of this turbulent period in Irish history, and the personal work of a talented writer.

From Parnell to Paisley: Constitutional and Revolutionary Politics in Modern Ireland

Caoimhe Nic Dháibhéid and Colin Reid (Eds.)

Unionist and Nationalist politics in modern Ireland have been defined by their use of both constitutional and revolutionary methods. From the battles over the land question and Home Rule in the 1880s to contemporary Northern Ireland’s troubles and the ensuing peace process, Irish political life has witnessed lengthy periods of constitutional and revolutionary struggle – and, at times, a significant blurring of the two. This book represents the first sustained engagement with the concepts of constitutional and revolutionary politics in Ireland from Parnell to Paisley.

Conor Cruise O’Brien: Violent Notions

Diarmuid Whelan

This is the first comprehensive study of the life, mind and writings of Conor Cruise O’Brien. It is first and foremost a study of the main currents of thought in his writings, such as the centrality of religion to his conception of politics and his understanding of nationalism. In writing this book, the unique transaction between O’Brien and the individuals whose ideas have shaped his mind is fleshed out in parallel with the events of the life of this intellectual engagé.