Select Annual Listing of Books on Irish Literature & its Contexts: 2007

Original Literary Works
Poetry Collections
Fiction (Short stories & Novels)
Drama (Plays & Collections)
Autobiography & Memoir
Biography (Literary)
Biography (Historical)
Miscellaneous Writings
Scholarly Editions & Reprints
Anthologies, Interviews & Almanacs
Criticism & Commentary
Literary & Cultural Commentary
Critical Studies: Individual Authors
Language & Folklore Studies
Religion & Philosophy
Media & Entertainment
Arts & Architecture
History, Politics, & Society
Historical Studies: General
Historical Studies: 20th Century
Historical Studies: Ecclesiastical
Historical Studies: Ireland at War
Archaeology Nat. History & Topography
Politics, Economics & Society
Northern Ireland/Ulster
Women’s Studies
Reference Works & Digital Publications
Reference & Bibliography
Digital Publications
Journals & Special Issues
    Poetry Collections
  • Michael S. Begnal, Ancestor Worship (Moher: Salmon Press 2007), 70pp.
  • Ciarán Carson, The Táin: Translated from the Old Irish Epic Táin Bó Cúailnge (Penguin 2007), 224pp.
  • Moya Cannon, Carrying the Songs [New and Selected] (Manchester: Carcanet 2007), 112pp.
  • Seamus Cashman, The Morning Will Come: New and Selected Poems (Moher: Salmon Press 2007), 96pp.
  • Pádraig J. Daly, Clinging to the Myth (Dublin: Dedalus Press 2007), 90pp.
  • Peter Fallon, The Company of Horses (Oldcastle: Gallery Press 2007), 72pp.
  • Peter Fallon, Ballynahinch Postcards (Occasional Press, Aghabullogue 2007), 53pp.
  • Gabriel Fitzmaurice, Twenty-one Sonnets (Moher: Salmon Poetry 2007), 48pp.
  • Alan Gillis, Hawks and Doves (Oldcastle: Gallery Press 2007), 88pp.
  • Mark Granier, The Sky Road (Moher: Salmon Poetry 2007), 72pp.
  • Eamon Grennan, Out of Breath (Oldcastle: Gallery Press 2007), 80pp.
  • Fred Johnston, The Oracle Room (Cinnamon Press 2007), 96pp.
  • Joe Kane, The Boy Who Won the Texaco Art Competition (Dublin: New Island Press 2007), q.pp.
  • Thomas Kinsella, Selected Poems (Manchester: Carcanet 2007), 194pp.
  • Thomas Kinsella, Man of War [Peppercanister, 26] (Dublin: Peppercannister 2007), 31pp.
  • Thomas Kinsella, Belief and Unbelief [Peppercanister, 27] (Dublin: Peppercannister 2007), 24pp.
  • Brian Lynch, The Winner of Sorrow (Dublin: New Island Press 2007), 349pp.
  • Seán Lysaght, The Mouth of A River (Oldcastle: Gallery Press 2007), 83pp.
  • John McAuliffe, Next Door (Oldcastle: Gallery Press 2007), 64pp.
  • Catherine Phil MacCarthy, Suntrap (Belfast: Blackstaff Press 2007), 76pp.
  • David Marcus, Collected Poems (Dublin: New Island Press 2007), q.pp.
  • Aidan Murphy, Neon Baby (Dublin: New Island Press 2007), 90pp.
  • Kate & Joan Newmann, Belongings (Dublin: Arlen House 2007), 160pp.
  • Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill, The Fifty Minute Mermaid, trans. Paul Muldoon (Gallery Press 20007), 166pp.
  • Julie O’Callaghan, Tell Me This is Normal: New and Selected Poems (Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Bloodaxe 2007), 168pp.
  • Joseph O’Connor, Redemption Falls (London: Harvill & Secker 2007), 457pp.
  • Dennis O’Driscoll, Reality Check (Dublin: Anvil Press 2007), 79pp.
  • Seán Ó Riordain, The Collected Poems, ed. Greg Delanty (Dublin: New Island Press 2007), 14pp.[?]
  • Cathal Ó Searcaigh, Gúrú i Glúidíní (Cló Iar-Chonnachta 1007), 70pp.
  • Billy Ramsell, Complicated Pleasures (Dublin: Dedalus Press 2007), 74pp.
  • Maurice Riordan, The Holy Land (London: Faber & Faber 2007), 64pp.
  • Gabriel Rosenstock, Bliain an Bhandé / Year of the Goddess (Dublin: Dedalus Press 2007), 102pp.
  • Knute Skinner, Fifty Years: Poems 1957-2007 (Moher: Salmon Press 2007), 275pp.
  • Bernard Sydney Smith, Poems 1957-2006 (Dundalk: Little Red Hen 2007), 252pp.
  • Gerard Smyth, The Mirror Tent (Dublin: Dedalus Press 2007), 86pp.

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    Fiction (Short stories & novels)
  • John Banville [as Benjamin Black], The Silver Swan (London: Picador 2007), 349pp.
  • Mary Rose Callaghan, Billy, Come Home (Dingle: Brandon Books 2007), 202pp.
  • Anne Chambers, Finding Tom Cruise and Other Stories (Linden Publishing 2007), 151pp.
  • J. F. Deane, The Heather Field and Other Stories (Belfast: Blackstaff Press 2007), 256pp.
  • Anne Enright, The Gathering (Jonathan Cape 2007), 260pp.
  • Denise Deegan, Do you Want What I Want? (Penguin Ireland 2007), 368pp.
  • Gerard Donovan, Julius Winsome (London: Faber & Faber 1007), 216pp.
  • Kate Holmquist, The Glass Room (Penguin Ireland 2007), 352pp.
  • Alison Jameson, Under My Skin (Penguin Ireland 2007), 320pp.
  • Clair Keegan, Walk the Blue Fields (London: Faber & Faber 2007), 240pp.
  • John Lynch, Torn Water (Fourth Estate 2007), 272pp.
  • John MacKenna, The River Field (Dublin: New Island Press 2007), q.pp.
  • Emer Martin, Baby Zero (Dingle: Brandon Books), 320pp.
  • Lia Mills, In Your Face (Penguin Ireland 2007), 288pp.
  • Éilís Ní Dhuibhne, Fox, Swallow, Scarecrow (Belfast: Blackstaff 2007), 384pp.
  • Frank McCourt, Angela and the Baby Jesus (London: Fourth Estate 2007) [for children].
  • Joseph O’Connor, Redemption Falls (London: Harvill Secker 2007), 457pp.
  • Ross O’Carroll-Kelly, This Champagne Mojito is the Last Thing I Own (Penguin Ireland 2007), 368pp.
  • David Park, The Truth Commissioner (London: Bloomsbury 2007), 380pp.
  • Julie Parsons, I Saw You (London: Macmillan 2007), 354pp.
  • Glenn Patterson, The Third Party (Belfast: Blackstaff Press 2007), 256pp.
  • Niall Williams, Boy in the World (London: HarperCollins 2007), 400pp.
  • John Maher, The Luck Penny (Dingle: Brandon Books 2007), 304pp.
  • Sineád Moriarty, In My Sister’s Shoes (Penguin Ireland 2007), 320pp.
  • Karen Gillece, My Glass Heart (London: Hodder 2007), 288pp.
  • Pauline McLynn, Bright Lights and Promises (Headline Review 2007), 320pp.
  • Andrew Nugent, Second Burial (Hodder USA 2007), 320pp.
  • Lorcan Roche, The Companion (Dublin: Lilliput Press 2007), 312pp.
  • Bernard Sydney Smith, Alexander the Careerist (Dundalk: Little Red Hen 2007), 339pp.
  • Pádraig Standun, Díbirt Dé (Cló Chonnachta 2007), 180pp.
  • William Trevor, Short Stories: Cheating at Canasta (London: Viking Press 2007), 231pp.
  • Niall Williams, Boy in the World (London: HarperCollins 2007), 348pp.

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    Drama (Plays & Collections)
  • Dermot Bolger, The Townland of Brazil (Dublin: New Island Press 2007), 120pp.
  • Maeve Binchy, End of Term (Dublin: Arlen House 2007), 64pp.Carlo Gébler, Henry & Harriet and Other Plays (Belfast: Lagan Press 2007), 110pp.
  • Claudia W. Harris, ed., Four Plays by the Charabanc Theatre Company: Inventing Women’s Work (Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe 2007), 340pp. [“Now You’re Talkin’”; “Gold in the Streets”; “The Girls in the Big Picture”; “Somewhere over the Balcony”].
  • Thomas Kilroy, Pirandellos (Gallery Press 2007), 134pp. [versions of “Six Characters in Search of an Author” and “Henry IV”].
  • Ben Levitas & Richard Cave, Irish Theatre in Britain [Irish Theatre in the Diaspora, 2] (Dublin: Carysfort Press 2007), 200pp.
  • James Moran, ed., Four Irish Rebel Plays (Dublin: IAP 2007), 272pp. [Patrick Pearse, Thomas MacDonagh, James Connolly & Terence MacSwiney]
  • Jim Nolan, The Sky Road (Oldcastle: Gallery Press 2007), q.pp.
  • Brendan Ryan, The History of Theatre in Galway: Theatre of Dreams or Graveyard of Ambition? (Stroud: Nonsuch Press 2007), 176pp.
  • Melissa Sihra & Paul Murphy, eds., Contemporary Irish Theatre: Essays in Honour of D. E. S. Maxwell [Ulster Edns. & Monographs] (Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe 2007), 246pp. [extracts from plays].

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    Autobiography & Memoir
  • David Andrews, Kingston Republican: A Memoir (Dublin: New Island Books 2007), 336pp., ill.
  • Patricia Craig, Asking for Trouble: The Story of an Escapade with Disproportionate Consequences (Belfast: Blackstaff Press 2007), 256pp.
  • Paula Goergen, No Man’s Land: The Story of a Man Who Became a Woman (Maverick 2007), 320pp.
  • Denis O’Callaghan, Putting Hand to the Plough: A Memoir (Dublin: Veritas 2007), 208pp.
  • Christopher Fitz-Simon, Eleven Houses (Dublin: Penguin Ireland 2007), 304pp.
  • John Montague, The Pear is Ripe (Dublin: Liberties Press 2007), 256pp.
  • John Moriarty, What the Curlew Said: Nostos Continued (Dublin: Lilliput Press 2007), 376pp.
  • Pól Ó Muirí, Seosamh Mac Grianna: Míreanna Saoil (Cló Chonnachta 2007), 180pp.
  • Homan Potterton, Potterton People and Places (2007), 189pp., ill [geneal. charts].
  • Deirdre Purcell, Diamonds and Holes in my Shoes (London: Hodder 2007), 356pp.
  • Dickie Rock, Always Me (London: Merlin 2007), 320pp.
  • T. K. Whitaker, Retrospect 2006-1916 (Dublin: IPA 2006), 44pp.

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    Biography (Literary)
  • Warren Bardsley, Against the Tide: The Story of Adomnán of Iona (Wild Goose Publs. 2007), 175pp.
  • Asher Benson, Jewish Dublin: Portraits of Life by the Liffey (Dublin: A & A Farmar 2007), 128pp.
  • Tim Horgan, Christy Ring: Hurling’s Greatest (Cork: Collins Press 2007), 382pp.
  • Madeleine Humphreys, The Life and Times of Edward Martyn, An Aristocratic Bohemian (Dublin: IAP 2007), 304pp., ill. [40 b&w]
  • Anthony Jordan, John A. Costello, 1891-1976: Compromise Taoiseach (Westport Books 2007), 200pp.
  • Penny Perrick, Something to Hide: The Life of Sheila Wingfield, Viscountess of Powerscourt (Dublin: Lilliput Press 2007), 246pp.
  • Nadia Clare Smith, Dorothy Macardle: A Biography (Dublin: Woodfield Press 2007), 164pp.
  • Basil Walsh, Michael W. Balfe: A Unique Victorian Composer, foreword by Richard Bonynge (Dublin: IAP 2007), 320pp.

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    Biography (Historical)
  • Steve Bruce, Paisley: Religion and Politics in Northern Ireland (OUP 2007), 307pp.
  • Anne Dolan, et. al, eds., Reinterpreting Robert Emmet: Essays on the Life and Legacy of Robert Emmet (UCD Press 2007), 256pp.
  • Ernie O’Malley, Rising Out: Sean Connolly of Longford 1890-1921 (UCD Press 2007), 208pp.
  • Joseph McArdle, Irish Rogues and Rascals (Dublin: Gill & Macmillan 2007), 215pp. [incls. Myler Magrath, Tiger Roche, Paul Singer, Des Traynor, Charles J. Haughey, Francis Shackleton, G. R. Fitzgerald, Robert Erskine Childers, Francis Stuart, Liam Lawlor, John de Lorean, James Lehman].
  • Charlie McGuire, Roddy Connolly and the Struggle for Socialism in Ireland (Cork UP 2007), 382pp.
  • Thomas J. Morrissey, SJ, William O’Brien, 1881-1968: Socialist, Republican, Dail Deputy, Trade Union Leader and Editor (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 400pp.
  • Laurence Marley, Michael Davitt: Freelance Radical and Frondeur (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 314pp.
  • Gerry Mullins, The Life of Adolf Mahr: Dublin’s No.1 Nazi (Dublin: Liberties 2007), 232pp.
  • Michael A. Murphy, Gerry Fitt: A Policital Chameleon (Cork: Mercier Press 2007), 256pp.
  • Séamus Ó Síocháin, Roger Casement: Imperialist, Rebel, Revolutionary (Dublin: Lilliput Press 2007), 352pp.
  • Marta Ramón, A Provisional Dictator: James Stephens and the Fenian Movement (UCD Press 2007), 329pp.

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    Miscellaneous Writings
  • Gerald Dawe, The Proper Word: Collected Criticism: Ireland, Poetry, Politics, ed. Nicholas Allen (Creighton UP 2007), 365pp.
  • Myles Dungan, ed., Speaking Ill of the Dead (Dublin: New Island Books 2007), 267pp. [contribs. incl. Paul Bew, Rosemary Cullen Owens, Martin Mansergh and David Norris on incl. Gladstone, Kevin O’Higgins, Edward Carson, Sean MacBride respectively.]
  • Paul Durcan, John Montague, Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill, Ireland Chair of Poetry Lectures 2004-07 (Dublin: Lilliput Press 2007), 144pp.
  • Richard Kearney, Navigations: Collected Irish Essays 1976-2006 (Dublin: Lilliput Press 2007), 453pp.
  • Felix M. Larkin, ed., Librarians, Poets and Scholars: A Festschrift for Donall Ó Luanagh (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 369pp. [contribs. incl. Seamus Heaney, Theo Dorgan, Eilis Ni Dhuibhne, L. Perry Curtis Jr , Brendan Kennelly, Brian Lalor, et al.]
  • John Moriarty, Sounds Serious (Dublin: Lilliput Press 2007), 64pp.
    John Moriarty, What the Curlew Said (Dublin: Lilliput Press 2007), 380pp.
  • Kevin Myers, More Myers: An Irishman’s Diary 1997-2006 (Dublin: Lilliput Press 2007), 271pp.
  • Éilís Ní Dhuibhne, Perspectives, ed. Rebecca Phelan (Dublin: Arlen House 2007), 300pp.
  • Micheal O hAodha, ed., Strangers in Ourselves: Ireland’s Others (Dublin: A. & A. Farmar 2007), 180pp.

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    Scholarly Editions & Literary Reprints
  • Lombe Atthill, Recollections of an Irish Doctor [rep. of 1911 1st Edn.] (Ballinakella Press 2007), 222pp. [incls. sketches of Stokes and Collis, &c.]
  • Brian Caraher & Robert Mahony, eds., Ireland and Transatlantic Poetics: Essays in Honor of Denis Donoghue [based on conference of June 2003, Belfast] (Delaware UP 2007), 247pp. [incls. keynote lecture by Colm Tóibín; see full contents].
  • Kevin J. Cathcart, The Correspondence of Edward Hincks, Vol. 1: 1818-1849 (UCD Press 2007), 400pp.
  • Ronald Ford, ed., The Letters of Bernard Shaw to “The Times” (Dublin: Irish Academic Press 2007), 288pp.
  • Thomas Kettle, The Open Secret of Ireland, ed. Senia Pašeta (UCD Press 2006), 160pp.
  • Madeleine Kingston, ed., Stimulus of Sin: Selected Prose of John Broderick (Dublin: Lilliput Press 2007), 240pp.
  • Michael Longley & Frank Ormsby, Selected Poems of John Hewitt (Belfast: Blackstaff Press 2007), 176pp.
  • Angela Lynch, ed., Ter Tria by Faithful Teate (Four Courts Press 2007), 256pp.
  • Christine Kelly, ed., Mrs Duberly’s War: Journals and Letters from the Crimea, 1854-56 (OUP 2007), 355pp.
  • Donal Nevin, ed., Between Comrades: James Connolly Letters and Correspondence 1889-1916 (Dublin: Gill & Macmillan 2007), 672pp.
  • Flann O’Brien: The Complete Novels, intro. by Keith Donohue (Everyman Library 2007), 220pp. [At Swim-Two-Birds, The Third Policeman, The Poor Mouth, The Hard Life, and The Dalkey Archive].
  • Cormac K. H. O’Malley & Anne Dolan, eds., No Surrender Here! The Civil War Papers of Ernie O’Malley 1922-1924 (Dublin: Lilliput Press 2007), 720pp.

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    Anthologies, Interviews & Almanacs
  • Nicholas Allen, Eve Patten, eds., The Island Never Found (dublin: four Courts Press 2007), 208pp. [poems and essays by Boucicault, Seamus Heaney, James Joyce, Louis MacNeice, Edna O’Brien, W. B. Yeats, et al.]
  • Theo Dorgan, ed., A Book of Uncommon Prayer (Dublin: Penguin Ireland 2007), viii, 194pp.
  • Felix M. Larkin, Librarians, Poets and Scholars: A Feschrift for Dónall Ó Luanaigh (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 272pp. [for NLI Keeper of Collections].
  • Ciaran Carson, ed., The Yellow Nib, 3 (QUB: Seamus Heaney Centre 2007), 128pp.
  • Gerald Dawe, foreword, Facing White: A Collection of New Writing from the Oscar Wilde Centre M Phil in Creative Writing [TCD] (Lemon Soap Press 2007), q.pp.
  • R. Todd Felton, A Journey into Ireland’s Literary Revival (Roaring Forties Press 2007) [q.pp.]
  • Jessie Lendennie, ed., Salmon: A Journey in Poetry 1981-2007 (Moher: Salmon Poetry 2007), 470pp.
  • Steve MacDonogh, Brandon Twenty-five (Dingle: Brandon Press 2007), 286pp.
  • David Marcus, ed., The Faber Book of Best New Irish Stories, 2006-2007 (London: Faber & Faber 2007), 300pp. [incls. John Banville, Dermot Bolger, Harry Clifton, Emma Donoghue, Ann Enright, Michael J. Farrell, Carlo Gébler, Aiden Mathews, Joseph O’Connor, Joseph O’Neill, et al.].
  • John Wyse Jackson & Heather McDonnell, eds., Ireland’s Other Poetry: Anonymous to Zozimus (Dublin: Sitric Books [Lilliput Press] 2007), 480pp. [ill. by McDonnell; incls. Swift, Goldsmith, James Clarence Mangan, George Bernard Shaw, Flann O’Brien, John Betjeman, G. K. Chesterton, Percy French, Oliver St John Gogarty, Brendan Behan, Ewart Milne, Derek Mahon, Michael Hartnett, Tommy Makem, Christy Moore, Shane MacGowan].
  • A. Norman Jeffares & Peter van de Kamp., eds., Irish Literature - The Nineenth Century: An Annotated Anthology: Vol II, foreword by Conor Cruise O’Brien (Dublin: Irish Academic Press 2007), 560pp.
  • A. Norman Jeffares & Peter van de Kamp., eds., Irish Literature - The Nineenth Century: An Annotated Anthology: Vol. III, foreword by Bruce Arnold (Dublin: Irish Academic Press 2007), 560pp.
  • Steve McDonogh, Brandon Twenty-five (Dingle: Brandon Press 2007), 288pp.
  • Gerard Murphy, ed., Early Irish Lyrics: 8th-12th Century (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 338pp. [3rd edn.]
  • Rebecca O’Connor, Scéalta: Short Stories by Irish Women (www.telegram-books.com 2007), 174pp. [incls. Claire Keegan, Eithne McGuinness, Christine Dwyer Hickey, Cherry Smyth, Catherine Dunne, Mary O’Donnell, et al.]
  • Patrick O’Hagan, et al., Taking the Field and Other Stories (Belfast: Linen Hall Library 2007), 21pp.
  • Maurice Riordan & Colm Breatneach, The Best of Irish Poetry 2007 (Southword 2007), 128pp. [bilingual anthology].
  • Macdara Woods & Jim Vaughan, eds., Present Tense: Words & Pictures (Mayo Co. Council 2007), 175pp.

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    Literary & Cultural Commentary
  • Nicholas Allen & Eve Patten, eds., That Island Never Found: Essays and Poems for Terence Brown (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 200pp. [contribs. Chris Morash, R. F. Foster, Declan Kiberd, Eve Patten, Edna Longley, Helen Vendler, and poems by Paul Muldoon, Gerald Dawe, Brendan Kennelly, Seamus Heaney and Greg Delanty].
  • Wanda Balzano, Anne Mulhall & Moynagh Sullivan, eds., Irish Postmodernisms and Popular Culture (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan 2002), 272pp.
  • Heather Clark, The Ulster Renaissance: Poetry in Belfast 1962-1972 (Oxford: OUP 2007), 255pp. [prev. “The Belfast Group: Direction & Division”, Oxford 2002]
  • Joe Cleary, Outrageous Fortune: Capital and Culture in Modern Ireland [Field Day Files 1] (Field Day Publs. 2007), 320pp.
  • Philip Coleman, On Literature and Science: Essays, Reflections, Provocations (Dublin: Four Courts 2007), 206pp. [incls. poems by Harry Clifton and Maurice Scully].
  • Elizabeth M. Crooke, Museums and Community: Ideas, Issues and Challenges Museum Meanings Ser.] (London: Routledge 2007), x, 165pp.
  • R. F. Foster, Luck of the Irish: A Brief History of Change 1970-2000 (London: Allen Lane 2007), 240pp.
  • Eoin Flannery & Angus Mitchell, ed., Enemies of Empire: A New Perspective on Imperialism, Literature and History (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 340pp.
  • Hedda Friberg, Gilsenan Nordin, Irene Pedersen, Lene Yding, Recovering Memory: Irish Representations of Past and Present (Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars 2007), xvii, 294pp. [incls. Richard Kearney, ‘Memory and Forgetting in Irish Culture’.
  • Jason Harris & Kathleen Cawsey, ed., Transmission and Transformation in the Middle Ages: Texts and Contexts (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 256pp.
  • Liam Harte, Modern Irish Autobiography: Self, Nation and Society (London: Palgrave Macmillan 2007), ix, 260pp. [see contents]
  • Bernhard Klein, On the Uses of History in Recent Irish Writing (Manchester UP 2007), 224pp.
  • Eamon Maher, Eugene O’Brien, Grace Neville, ed., Reinventing Ireland through a French Prism [Studies in Franco-Irish relations, 1] (Frankfurt am Main & Oxford: Peter Lang 2007), 354pp.
  • Hiroko Mikami, Minako Okamuro, Naoko Yagi, eds., Ireland on Stage: Beckett and After (Blackrock: Carysfort Press 2007), viii, 186pp. [see contents].
  • Michael Murphy & Jan Smaczny, ed., Music in Nineteenth-century Ireland [Irish Musical Studies Ser., 9] (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 288pp. [15 contribs.]
  • Emer Nolan, Catholic Emancipationists: Irish Fiction from Thomas Moore to James Joyce (Syracuse UP 2007), xxii, 240pp.
  • Aoileann Ní Éigeartaigh, Kevin Howard & David Gray, eds., Rethinking Diasporas: Hidden Narratives and Imagined Borders (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholar Publishing 2007), vi, 118pp. [contents].
  • Michael Parker, Northern Irish Literature, 1975-2006, Vol. 2: The Imprint of History (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan 2007), 368pp. [treats of Seamus Heaney, Medbh McGuckian, Michael Longley, Paul Muldoon, Deirdre Madden, Ruth Carr, Frank Ormsby, Gary Mitchell, Sinead Morrissey et al.]. 
  • Linden Peach, Contemporary Irish and Welsh Women’s Literature (Cardiff: University of Wales Press 2007), xviii, 197pp.
    Ondrej Pilny, Irony and Identity in Modern Irish Drama (Literaria Pragensia [Charles Univ., Prague] 2007), 186pp. [treats of W. B. Yeats, J. M. Synge, Sean O’Casey, Denis Johnson, Brian Friel, Stewart Parker, and Martin McDonagh].
  • Mary Shine Thompson & Valerie Coghlan, eds., Divided Worlds: Studies in Children’s Literature [Irish Society for the Study of Children’s Literature, 3] (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 223pp. [see contents];
  • Melissa Sihra, ed., Women in Irish Drama: A Century of Authorship and Representation, with a Foreword by Marina Carr and an Afterword by Olwen Fouré (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan 2007; [pb. 2009]), xix, 241pp. [see contents] .
  • John Strachan & Alison O’Malley-Younger, ed., Essays on Modern Irish Literature (Sunderland UP 2007), xvii, 195pp. [see contents].
  • Florina Tufescu, Oscar Wilde’s Plagiarism: The Triumph of Art Over Ego (Dublin: IAP 2007), 244pp. [history of plagiarism].
  • Lachlan Whalen, Contemporary Irish Republican Prison Writing: Writing and Resistance (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan 2007), xii, 244pp.
  • Julia M. Wright, Ireland, India, and Nationalism in Nineteenth-century Literature (Cambridge UP 2007), viii, 268pp. [see contents].

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    Critical Studies: Individual Authors
  • Scott Boltwood, Brian Friel, Ireland, and the North [Cambridge Studies in Modern Theatre] (Cambridge UP 2007), xiv, 257pp.
  • Brian Cosgrave, James Joyce’s Negations: Irony, Indeterminacy and Nihilism in Ulysses and Other Writings (UCD Press 2007), 266pp.
  • Marc Caball & David F. Ford, Music of Belonging: The Poetry of Micheal O’Siadhail (Blackrock: Carysfort Press 2007), 247pp.
  • Sean Patrick Donlan, ed., Edmund Burke’s Irish Identities (Dublin: Irish Academic Press 2007), 288pp.
  • Heidi Hansson, Emily Lawless, 1845-1913: Writing the “Interspace” (Cork UP 2007), 242pp.
  • Hugh Haughton, The Poetry of Derek Mahon (Oxford UP 2007), 384pp.
  • Elizabeth Keane, Sean MacBride: A Life (Dublin: Gill & Macmillan 2007), 352pp.
  • Hilary Lennon, ed., Frank O’Connor: New Critical Essays (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 240pp.
  • Máire Ní Annracháin, ed., Saothar Mháirtin Uí Chadhain (An Sagart [Maynooth]: 2007), 232pp.
  • Mary Pierse, ed., George Moore: Artistic Visions and Literary Worlds (Cambridge Scholars Press 2007), 246pp.
  • Richard Rankin Russell, ed., Martin McDonagh: A Casebook [Casebooks on Modern Dramatists ser.] (London: Routledge 2007), viii, 187pp.
  • Julie Ann Stevens, The Irish Scene in Somerville and Ross, foreword by Robert Tracy (Dublin: Irish Academic Press 2007), 320pp. [poss. rep. of 2001 title].
  • Helen Vendler, Our Secret Discipline: Yeats and Lyric Form (Belknap Press [Harvard UP]; OUP 2007), 448pp.
  • James Walton, Vision and Vacancy: The Fictions of J. S. Le Fanu (UCD Press 2007), 240pp.

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    James Joyce
  • Rubin Borg, The Measureless Time of Joyce, Deleuze and Derrida (London: Continuum 2007), 176pp.
  • Brian Cosgrove, James Joyce’s Negations: Irony, Indeterminacy and Nihilism in Ulysses and Other Writings (Dublin: Lilliput Press 2007), 144pp.
  • Peter Mahon, Imagining Joyce and Derrida: Between Finnegans Wake and Glas (Toronto UP 2007), 384pp.
  • Len Platt, Joyce, Race and Finnegans Wake (Cambridge UP 2007), ix, 211pp.
  • [Fritz Senn,] The Joycean Memoirs: Fritz Senn in Conversation with Christine O’Neill (Dublin: Lilliput Press 2007), 352pp.

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    Language & Folklore
  • Mícheál Breathnach, Broga Páipéir agus Stocaí Bainne Ramhair (Clo Iar Chonnachta 1007), 395pp.
  • Josie Gray & Tess Gallagher, Barnacle Soup (Belfast: Blackstaff 2007), 160pp.
  • Seamus Ennis, Mise an Fear Ceoil: Dialann Taistil 1942-1946 (Cló Chonnachta 2007), 489pp.
  • Joseph Falaky Nagy, Myth in Celtic Literatures: CSANA Yearbook, 6 (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 166pp.
  • Brian Ó Conchubhair, ed., Why Irish? Irish Language and Literature in Academia (Dublin: Arlen House 2007), 224pp.
  • Robert Redmond, Achill Voices (Stroud: Nonsuch Press 2007), 120pp.

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    Religion & Philosophy
  • Kevin E. O’Reilly, Aesthetic Perception: A Thomistic Perspective (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 136pp.
  • Dolores Whelan, Ever Ancient Ever New: Celtic Spirituality in the 21st Century (Dublin: Columbia Press 2007), 133pp.

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    Media & Entertainment
  • Brendan Clifford, Fianna Fáil, the Irish Press and the Decline of the Free State (Aubane Hist. Soc. 2007), 172pp.
  • Michael Cronin, The Barrytown Trilogy [Ireland into Film Ser.] (Cork UP 2007),99pp. [on the trilogy of Roddy Doyle’s novels as film].
  • John Horgan, Mapping Irish Media: Critical Explorations (UCD Press 2007), 272pp.
  • Colin MacCabe, The Butcher Boy [Ireland into Film Ser.] (Cork UP 2007), 97pp.
  • Martin McCloone, Film, Media and Poppular Culture in Ireland: Cityscapes, Landscapes, Soundscapes (Dublin: IAP 2007), 256pp.
  • Martin McLoone & Kevin Rockett, Irish Films, Global Cinema [Studies in Irish Film 4] (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 176pp.
  • Michael Tanner, Troubled Epic: On Location with Ryan’s Daughter (Cork: Collins Press 2007), 224pp.
  • David Trotter, Cinema and Modernism [Critical Quarterly Book Ser.] (Malden: Blackwell 2007), xii, 205pp., ill. [incls. Chapter 3: ‘James Joyce and the Automatism of the Photographic Image’].
  • Marc Zimmerman, The History of Dublin Cinemas (Stroud: Nonsuch Press 2007), 223pp., ill. [+ 16pp. col. pls.].

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    Arts & Architecture
  • Síghle Bhreathnach-Lynch, Ireland’s Art, Ireland’s History: Representing Ireland, 1845 to Present (Creighton UP [2007]), 290pp., ill. [16pp. of pls.].
    Mary Clark & Alastair Smeaton, The Georgian Squares of Dublin: An Architectural History (Dublin City Co. 2007), 171pp.
  • William Gallagher, The National Self-Portrait Collection of Ireland, Vol. 2: 1989-1999 (Limerick UP 2007), 396pp.
  • Thomas Herron & Michael Potterton, ed., Ireland and the Renaissance c.1540-1600 (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 384pp., ill. [+8pp.]
  • Marta Herrero, Irish Intellectuals and Aesthetics: The Making of a Modern Art Collection (Dublin: Irish Academic Press 2007), x, 214pp., ill.
  • Conor Lucey, The Stapleton Collection: Designs for the Irish Neoclassical Interior (Churchill Hse. Press 2007), 349pp.
  • Rachel Moss, ed., Making and Meaning in Insular Art [5th Internat. Conference on Insular Art; TCD 2005] (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2006), 400pp. [23 contribs.]
  • Peter Murray & Clare Hennessy, Séamus Murphy 1907-1975, Sculptor (Gandon/Crawford Art Gall. 2007), 296pp., ill. [catalogue and essays].
  • Peter Murray, Modernist Irish Art, 1950-1980 (Crawford Art Gallery/Gandon [distrib.] 2007), 132pp.
  • Yvonne Scott, ed., Jack B. Yeats: Old and New Departures (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2008), 144pp. [contribs. incl. Bruce Arnold, Riana Coulter, Angela Griffith, Hilary Pyle, Nicholas Robinson, et al.].

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    Historical Studies: General
  • Guy Beiner, with John Belchem, Irish, Catholic and Scouse: The History of the Liverpool Irish, 1800-1939 (Liverpool UP 2007) [q.pp.]
  • Paul Bew, Ireland: The Politics of Enmity, 1789-2006 (Oxford OUP 2007), 580pp.
  • Eugenio F. Biagini, British Democracy and Irish Nationalism, 1876-1906 (Cambridge UP 2007), xi, 421pp.
  • Allan Blackstock, Loyalism in Ireland, 1789-1829 (Woodridge: Boydell 2007), ix, 296 pp.
  • Allan Blackstock & Eoin Magennis, eds., Politics and Culture in Britain and Ireland 1750-1850: essays in tribute to Peter Jupp (Ulster Hist. Found. 2007), 336pp.
  • Michael J. Carroll, Irish Pirates and Privateers (Dantry Studio 2007), 190pp.
  • Caitriona Clear, Social Change and Everyday Life in Ireland 1850-1922 (Manchester UP 2007), xiv, 206pp., ill. [maps].
  • Sean Connolly, Contested Island: Ireland 1460-1630 (Oxford: OUP 2007), 450pp.
  • David Dickson, Jan Parmentier & Jane Ohlmeyer, eds., Irish and Scottish Mercantile Networks in Europe and Overseas in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries (Gent: Academia Press [2007]), viii, 319pp., ill.
    Terence Dooley, The Murders at Wildgoose Lodge: Agrarian Crime and Punishment in pre-Famine Ireland (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 288pp.
  • Linda Doran & James Lytteton, ed., Lordship in Medieval Ireland: Image and Reality (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 288pp.
  • Benjamin Grob-Fitzgibbon, Turning Points of the Irish Revolution: The British Government, Intelligence, and the Cost of Indifference, 1912-1921 (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan 2007), 268pp.
  • Michael Huggins, Social Conflict in Pre-Famine Ireland: The Case of County Roscommon (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 224pp.
  • Karen Jankulak & Jonathan M. Wooding, Ireland and Wales in the Middle Ages (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 296pp.
  • Hugh F. Kearney, Contested Ideas of Nationalism and History (NYU Press 2007), and Do. (Cork UP 2007), x, 318pp. [‘four nations’ approach to Irish history].
  • James Kelly, Poyning’s Law and the Making of Law in Ireland, 1600-1800: Monitoring the Constitution (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 320pp.
  • Angela McCarthy, [ed.,] Personal Narratives of Irish and Scottish Migration 1921-65: “for spirit and adventure” (Manchester UP 2007), 256pp.
  • R. Andrew McDonald, Manx Kingship in its Irish Sea Setting 1187-1229: King Rognvaldr and the Crovan Dynasty (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 254pp., ill.
  • Peter Murray, with Catherine Marshall [curator], ed., Irish Art of the Seventies: Modernist Irish Art 1960-1990 [Modernist Irish Art 1960-1990] (Cork: Gandon Editions for Crawford Art Gallery 2007), 144pp., col. ills. [24 x 25 cm].
  • Breandán Ó Buachalla, The Crown of Ireland (Dublin: Arlen House 2007), 56pp.
  • Niamh O’Sullivan, Every Dark Hour: A History of Kilmainham Jail (Dublin: Liberties Press 2007), 224pp., ill. [8pp.]
  • Thomas O’Connor, Irish Jansenists, 1600-1700: Religion and Politics in France, Flanders and Ireland (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 352pp.
  • Henry Patterson, Ireland Since 1939 (Penguin Ireland 2007), 432pp.
  • Stephanie Rains, The Irish-American in Popular Culture 1945-2000 (Dublin: Irish Academic Press 2007), 288pp.
  • Andrew Shields, The Irish Conservative Party, 1852-1868: Land, Politics and Religion (Dublin: IAP 2007), xviii, 238pp. , ill.

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    Historical Studies: 20th Century
  • Peter Brennan, Behind Closed Doors: The EU Negotiations That Shaped Modern Ireland ([Dublin:] Blackhall 2007), 370pp.
  • Fergal F. Davis, The History of Development of Special Criminal Coourts, 1921-2005 (Dublin: Four Courts Pres 2007), 192pp.
  • Ken Finlay, The Biggest Show in Town: Record of the International Exhibition, Dublin 1907 (Stroud: Nonsuch Press 2007), 128pp.
  • Laurence M. Geary & Andrew McCarthy, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand: History, Politics and Culture (Dublin: IAP 2007), 272pp.
  • Dermot Keogh & Gabriel Doherty, ed., 1916: The Long Revolution (Cork: Mercier Pres 2007), 320pp.
  • Dermot Keogh & Andrew McCarthy, The Making of the Irish Constitution, 1937 (Cork: Mercier Press 2007), 511pp.
  • David Lawlor, Divine Right? The Parnell Split in Meath (Cork UP 2007), 240pp.

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    Historical Studies: Ecclesiastical
  • Crawford Gribben, God’s Irishmen: Theological Debates in Cromwellian Ireland (Oxford: OUP 2007), ix, 284pp.
  • Patricia O’Connell, The Irish College at Santiago de Compostela, 1605-1769 (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 158pp.
  • Nollaig Ó Muráile, Micheál Ó Cleirigh, His Associates, and St. Anthony’s College, Louvain (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 288pp. [incls. as Pt. I a rev. edn. of Fr. Brian Jennings, et al., Micheál Ó Cleirigh ... &c. (Talbot 1936)]

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    Historical Studies: Ireland at War
  • Guy Beiner, Remembering the Year of the French: Irish Folk History and Social Memory [History of Ireland and the Irish Diaspora Ser.] (Wisconsin UP 2007), xix, 466pp.
  • John Borgonovo, Spies, Informers and the “Anti-Sinn Feín Society”: The Intelligence War in Cork City, 1920-1921, foreword by Eunan O’Halpin (Dublin: IAP 2007 ), x, 198pp.
  • Stephen Dunford, with Guy Beiner, In Humbert’s Footsteps: Mayo 1798 (Killala: Fadó Books 2006), [15], 172pp., ill., maps, ports.
  • Seán Duffy, ed., The World of the Galloglasses: War and Society in the North Irish Region 1150-1600 (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 240pp.
  • David Edwards, Age of Atrocity: Violence and Politics in Early Modern Ireland (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 352pp.
  • Sinead Joy, The IRA in Kerry, 1916-1921 (Cork: Collins Press 2007), 190pp.
  • Jeff Kildea, Anzacs and Ireland (Cork UP 2007), 295pp.
  • Chris Lawlor, The Longest Rebellion: The Dunlavin Massacre, Michael Dwyer and West Wicklow 1797-1803 (Dublin: Small World Media 2008), 204pp.
  • David Murphy, The Irish Brigades 1685-2006 (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 334pp., ill.
  • Brian P. Murphy, The Origins and Organisation of British Propaganda in Ireland (Aubane Hist. Soc. 2007), 100pp.
  • Ivan F. Nelson, The Irish Militia 1793-1802: “Ireland’s Forgotten Army” (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 256pp.
  • Owen McGee, The IRB [2nd edn.] (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 384pp.
  • David Murphy, A Gazetteer of Irish Regimental Service, 1685-2006 (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2006), 325pp.
  • Eoin Neeson, Myths of 1916 (Aubane Hist. Soc. 2007), 222pp.
  • Máirtin Seán Ó Catháin, Irish Republicanism in Scotland, 1858-1916: Fenians in Exile (Dublin: IAP 2007), 296pp.
  • Annie Ryan, ed., Comrades: Inside the War of Independence (Dublin: Liberties Press 2007), 232pp.
  • William Sheehan, British Voices from the Irish War of Independence 1918-21: the words of British servicemen who were there (Cork: Colllins Press 2007), 210pp.
  • William Sheehan, Fighting for Dublin: The British Battle for Dublin 1919-1921 (Cork: Colllins Press 2007), 176pp.
  • Stephen Walker, Forgotten Soldiers: Irishmen Shot at Dawn (Dublin: Gill & Macmillan 2007), 240pp.
  • Clair Wills, That Neutral Island: Ireland and the Second World War (London: Faber & Faber 2007), 352pp.

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    Archaeology, Natural History & Topography
  • Colin Breen, An Archaeology of Southwest Ireland, 1570-1670 (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 240pp.
  • Brian Cassells & Brian Courtney, By the Banks of the Bann: A Portrait of the Upper Bann (Cottage Publ. 2007), 112pp., ill. [Gillian Lutton].
  • Patrick J. Duffy, Exploring the History and Heritage of Irish Landscapes (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 264pp.
  • Frank Hopkins, Hidden Dubln: Deadbeats, Dossers and Decent Skins (Cork: Mercier Press 2007), 256pp.
  • Glenn Hooper & Uná Ní Bhroimeil, Land and Landscape in Nineteenth-century Ireland (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 240pp.
  • Carlton Jones, Temples of Stone: Exploring the Megalithic Tombs of Ireland (Cork: Collins Press 2007), 336pp.
  • Jim McLaughlin, ed., Donegal: The Making of a Northern County (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 402pp.
  • Michael Martin, Spike Island: Saints, Felons and Famine (Stroud: Nonsuch Press 2007), 120pp.
  • Richard Nairn, Ireland’s Coastline: Exploring Its Nature and Heritage (Cork: Collins Press 2007), 232pp.
  • Conor Newman & Ulf Strohmayer, Uninhabited Ireland: Tara, the M3 and Public Space in Galway (Dublin: Arlen House 2007), 104pp.
  • Stiofán Ó Cadhla, Civilizing Ireland: Ordnance Survey 1824-1842: Ethnography, Cartography, Translation, foreword by E´amon O´ Cui´v (Dublin: IAP 2007), 280pp.
  • Tomas Ó Carragáin & Jerry O’Sullivan, Inishmurray: An Irish Monastic and Pilgrimage Landscape (Cork: Collins Press 2007), 300pp.
  • Jonathan Pilcher & Valerie Hall, Flora Hibernica: The Wild flowers, Plants and Trees of Ireland (Cork: Collins Press 2007), 216pp.
  • Elinor D. Powell, The High Crosses of Ireland: Inspiration in Stone (Dublin: Liffey Press 2007), 217pp.
  • Ciaran J. Reilly, Edenderry 1820-1920: Popular Politics and Downshire Rule ([Dublin:] Nonsuch 2007), 200pp.
  • Tim Robinson, Listening to the Wind (Penguin Ireland 2007), viii, 439pp., ill. [map].
  • Colin Rynne, Industrial Ireland: 1750-1930: An Archaeology (Cork: Collins Press 2007), 542pp.
  • Sean Scully, Walls of Aran, introduced by Colm Toibin, afterword by Scully (London: Thames & Hudson 2007), 128pp. [photos & paintings by Scully]
  • Christine Zuchelli, The Stones of Adoration: Sacred Stones and Mystic Megaliths (Cork: Collins Press 2007), c328pp.
    New Ross Celebrations
  • Tom Dunne, ed., New Ross, Possponte, Ros Mhic Treoin: An Anthology Celebrating 800 Years (Wexford County Council 2009), 472pp. [43 topical works in extract];
  • Stephen Lalor, The Story of New Ross 1207-2007 (2007),

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    Politics, Economics & Society
  • Gerry Adams, An Irish Eye (Dingle: Brandon Press 2007), 288pp.
  • Kieran Allen, The Corporate Takeover of Ireland (Dublin: Irish Academic Press 2007), 274pp.
  • Katy Hayward & Muiris MacCarthaigh, Recycling the State: The Politics of Adaptation in Ireland (Dublin: IAP 2007), 272pp.
  • Michael D. Higgins, Cause for Concern: Irish Politics, Culture and Society (Dublin: Liberties 2007), 256pp.
  • Maria Luddy, Prostitution and Irish Society, 1800–1940 (Cambridge UP 2007), xiii, 352pp.
  • Eilis MacAuliffe & Kenneth McKenzie, eds., The Politics of Healthcare: Achieving Real Reform (Dublin: Liffey Press 2007), 224pp.
  • Conor McGrath & Eoin O’Malley, eds., Irish Political Studies Reader: Key Contributions (London: Routledge 2007), 411pp. [contribs. incl. Arthur Aghey, Tom Garvin, Richard Sinnott, et al.]
  • David McWilliams, The Generation Game (Dublin: Gill & Macmillan 2007), 320pp.
  • Rory Miller, Ireland and the Middle East: Trade, Society and Peace (Dublin: Irish Academic Press 2007), 272pp.
  • Cormac Ó Gráda, Jewish Ireland in the Age of Joyce: A Socio-economic History (Princeton UP 2007), 320pp.
  • Niamh Puirséil, The Irish Labour Party 1922-73 (UCD Press 2007), 378pp., ill. [8pp. b&w. photos]
  • Paul Sweeney, Ireland’s Economic Success: Reasons and Lessons (dublin: New Island Press 2007), q.pp.
  • Doctor X, The Bitter Pill: An Insider’s Shocking Exposé of the Irish Health System (Dobber Headlinee 2007), 251pp.

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    Northern Ireland/Ulster
  • Timothy Bowman, Carson’s Army: the Ulster Volunteer Force, 1910-22 (Manchester UP 2007), 253pp.
  • Paul Carmichael, ed., Devolution and Constitutional Change in Northern Ireland (Manchester UP 2007), 288pp.
  • John Coakley & Liam Dowd, eds., Crossing the Border: New Relations between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, foreword by Sir George Quigley (Dublin: IAP 2007), 272pp.
  • Jennifer Faus, Before Sunday: The Life Stories of the Bloody Sunday Victims (Stroud: Nonsuch Press 2007), 192pp.
  • Raymond Gillespie, Early Belfast: The Origins and Growth of an Ulster Town to 1750 (Belfast Nat. Hist. Soc./Ulster Hist. Found. 2007), 160pp.
  • Thomas Hennessy, The Evolution of the Troubles, 1970-72 (Dublin: IAP 2007), 384pp.
  • Andrew Holmes, The Shaping of Ulster Presbyterian Belief and Practice 1770-1840 (Oxford: OUP 2006), xiii, 374pp., ill. [maps].
  • David Hume, From the Green Fields of Erin: Ulster Emigrants and Their Stories (Colourpoint 2007), 128pp.
  • Eric P. Kauffmann, The Orange Order: A Contempory Northern Ireland History (Oxford: OUP), 386pp.
  • Brian MacCuarta, SJ, Catholic Revival in the North of Ireland, 1603-1641 (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 240pp.
  • Petri Mirala, Freemasonry in Ulster 1733-1813: A Social and Political History of the Masonic Brotherhood in the North of Ireland (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 256pp.
  • David Miller, Queen’s Rebels: Ulster Loyalism in Historical Perspective, new intro. by John Bew [Classics of Irish History] (UCD Press 2007), 224pp.
  • Michael Montgomery, From Ulster to America: The Scotch-Irish Heritage of American English (Ulster Historical Foundation 2007), 248pp.
  • Catherine O’Donnell, Fianna Fáil, Irish Republicanism and the Northern Ireland Troubles, 1968-2005 (Dublin: Irish Academic Press 2007), 288pp.
  • Brendan O’Duffy, British-Irish Relations and Northern Ireland: From Violent Protest to Conflict Regulation (Dublin: IAP 2007), 272pp.
  • Henry Patterson, Ireland since 1939: The Persistence of Conflict (Penguin Ireland 2007), 443pp.
  • Henry Patterson & Eric Kaufmann, Unionism and Orangeism in Northern Ireland since 1945: The Decline of the Loyal Family (Manchester UP 2007), 288pp.
  • Simon Prince, Northern Ireland ’68: Civil Rights, Global Revolt and the Origin of the Troubles (Dublin: IAP 2007), 272pp.Catherine Switzer, Unionists and Great War Commemoration in the North of Ireland, 1914-1939: People, Places and Politics (Dublin IAP 2007), 272pp.
  • Lachlan Whalen, Contemporary Irish Republican Prison Writing: Writing and Resistance [New Directions in Irish & Irish-American Literature] (NY: Palgrave Macmillan 2007),xii, 244pp.

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    Women’s Studies
  • Jennifer Flegg, The French School, Bray, Remembered (Dublin: A & A Farmar 2007), 240pp.
  • Heidi Hansson, Nineteenth-century Irish Women’s Prose: New Readings and Contexts (Cork UP 2007), 224pp.
  • Patricia Boyle Haberstroh & Christine St. Peter, eds., Opening the Field: Irish Women, Texts and Contexts (Cork UP 2007), 189pp. [12 contribs. incl. Geraldine Meaney, et al.]
  • Judith Harford, The Opening of University Education to Women in Ireland (Dublin: IAP 2007), 272pp.
  • Heather Ingman, Twentieth-century Fiction by Irish Women: Nation and Gender (Aldershot: Ashgate 2007), 200pp. [first edn. 1988]
  • Maire Kealy, Dominican Education in Ireland, 1830-1930, foreword by Helen Mary Harmey, OP (Dublin: IAP 2007), 144p. [on women’s education].
  • Gillian Kenny, Anglo-Irish and Gaelic Women in Ireland, c.1277-1534 (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2006), 218pp.
  • Cal McCarthy, Cumann na mBan and the Irish Revolution (Cork: Collins Press 2007), 216pp.
  • Margaret MacCurtain, Ariadne’s Thread: Irish Women’s History (Dublin: Arlen House 2007), 300pp. Mary Muldowney, The Second World War and Irish Women: An Oral History (Dublin: IAP 2007), 288pp.
  • Deirdre Raftery & Susan M. Parkes, Female Education in Ireland 1700-1920: Minerva or Madonna? (Dublin: Irish Academic Press 2007), 224pp.
  • Helen Rappaport, No Place for Ladies: The Untold Story of Women in the Crimean War ([London:] Aurum Press 2007), 272pp.
  • Louise Ryan & Margaret Ward, eds., Irish Women and the Vote: Becoming Citizens, foreword by Rosemary Cullen Owens (Dublin: IAP 2007), 256pp. [see contents].
  • Karen Steele, Women, Press and Politics During the Irish Revival (Syracuse UP 2007), 273pp. [deals with Alice Milligan, Maud Gonne, Constance Markievicz, Delia Larkin, Lady Gregory, Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington, Louis Bennett].

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    Reference & Bibliography
  • Terence Dooley, The Big Houses and Landed Estates of Ireland: A Research Guide (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 208pp.
  • David Murphy, A Gazetteer of Irish Regimental Services 1685-2006 (Dubln: Four Courts Press 2007), 352pp.
  • Brendan O’Donoghue, The Irish County Surveyors 1834-1944: A Biographical Dictionary (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 392pp., ill. (+48pp. of photos).
  • R. K. O’Neill, Libraries, Archives, Museums and Genealogical Centres: A Visitors’ Guide (Ulster Hist. Foundation 2007), 382pp.

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    Digital & Audio Publication
  • Thomas Kinsella, Poems 1956-2006 (Claddagh Records 2007), 2 CDs.
  • Máirtín Ó Cadhain, Rí an Fhocal & Ó Cadhain sa gCnocán Glas (Cló Iar-Chonnachta 2007), DVD + 48pp. brochure.

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    Journals & Special Issues
  • Joseph Falaky Nagy, ed., Myth in Celtic Literature: CSANA Yearbook 6 (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 192pp..

Bibliographical details

Brian Caraher & Robert Mahony, eds., Ireland and Transatlantic Poetics: Essays in Honor of Denis Donoghue (Delaware UP 2007), 247pp. CONTENTS: Colm Tóibín, ‘What to do, how to live’; Mary Shine Thompson, ‘From Donovan to Donoghue: English studies at UCD’; Bruce Stewart, ‘Another bash in the tunnel: James Joyce, the Envoy, and Irish critical reception’; Colin Graham, ‘“We Irish”: what stalks through Donoghue's Irish criticism’; Denis Donoghue, ‘Joyce, Leavis, and the revolution of the word’; Matthew Campbell, ‘Figuring Irish poetry’; Warwick Gould, ‘“Stitching and unstitching”: Yeats, bibliographical opportunity, and the life of the text’; Nicholas Allen, ‘Absurdity, extravaganza, and Irish modernism’; John P. Harrington, ‘Transatlantic transactions: Irish players and American reviewers’; Christopher Berchild, ‘A poetics of Irish urban performance: resisting international expectations’; Michael Malouf, ‘Duppy poetics: Yeats, memory, and place in Lorna Goodison's “Country, Sligoville”’; Mary McGlynn, ‘New Irish New York: contemporary Irish constructions of New York City’; Frank Kermode, ‘Getting it wrong’.

 

Liam Harte, ed., Modern Irish Autobiography: Self, Nation and Society (London: Palgrave Macmillan 2007), ix, 260pp. CONTENTS: Introduction: [Harte,] ‘Autobiography and the Irish Cultural Moment’; Liam Harte, ‘“With a Heroic Life and a Governing Mind”: Irish Nationalist Autobiography in the Nineteenth Century’; Liam Harte, ‘Creating the Self, Recreating the Nation: The Politics of Irish Literary Autobiography from Moore to Behan’; Berenice Schrank, ‘“Life Purified and Reprojected”: Autobiography and the Modern Irish Novel’; Eve Patten, ‘Pilgrimage to the Self: Autobiographies by Twentieth-Century Irish Women’; T. S. Napier, ‘“Loss, Return, and Restitution”: Autobiography and Irish Diasporic Subjectivity’; Liam Harte, ‘Breaking the Silence: Emigration, Gender and the Making of Irish Cultural Memory’; B. Gray, ‘Twentieth-Century Gaelic Autobiography: from lieux de memoire to Narratives of Self-Invention’; Mairín Nic Eoin, ‘“Drawing the Line and making the Tot”: Aspects of Irish Protestant Life Writing’; Barry Sloan, ‘Fighting without Guns?: Political Autobiography in Contemporary Northern Ireland’; S[usan] Hopkins, ‘“Voice Itself”: The Loss and Recovery of Boyhood in Irish Memoir’; Denis Sampson, ‘Memoirs of an Autobiographer’; George O’Brien, Bibliography, Index. [Writers treated incl. John Mitchel, Augusta Gregory, George Moore, James Joyce, Elizabeth Bowen, Tomás Ó Criomhthain, Sean O’Casey, Kate O’Brien, Eavan Boland, Gerry Adams, John McGahern and George O’Brien.]

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Hiroko Mikami, Minako Okamuro, Naoko Yagi, eds., Ireland on Stage: Beckett and After (Blackrock: Carysfort Press 2007), viii, 186pp.. CONTENTS: 1. Anthony Roche, ‘“Close to Home but Distant”: Irish Drama in the 1990s’; 2. Cathy Leeney, ‘Desperate optimists’ Time-bomb: Hard wired/Tender bodies’; 3. Futoshi Sakauchi, ‘Staging Bankruptcy of Male Sexual Fantasy: Lolita at the National Theatre’; 4. Christopher Murray, ‘Taking a Position: Beckett, Mary Manning, and Eleutheria (1947)’; 5. Noreen Doody, ‘Beyond the Mask: Frank McGuiness and Oscar Wilde’; 6. Minako Okamuro, ‘Turning a Square Wheel: Yeats, Joyce and Beckett's Quad’; 7. Naoko Yagi, ‘Multiple Monologues as a Narrative: from Beckett to McPherson’; 8. Joseph Long, ‘Frank McGuinness: Plays of Survival and Identity’; 9. Hiroko Mikami, ‘“The saga will go on”: Story as History in Bailegangaire’; 10. Declan Kiberd, ‘Dancing at Lughnasa: Between First and Third World’.

 

Aoileann Ní hEigeartaigh, Kevin Howard & David Gray, eds., Rethinking Diasporas: Hidden Narratives and Imagined Borders (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholar Publishing 2007), vi, 118pp. CONTENTS (sel.): Aoileann Ní Éigeartaigh, ‘Frank McCourt: from colonized imagination to diaspora’; Gail Baylis, ‘Imagined narratives: photography and the construction of diasporic cultural memory’; Jason King, ‘Remembering and forgetting diaspora: immigrant voices and Irish historical memories of migration’; Carol Baraniuk & Linda Hagan, ‘Ireland’s hidden diaspora?: Finding a Place for the Ulster-Scots in Ireland’s national tale’; Kevin Howard, ‘Accidental diasporas: A perspective on Northern Ireland’s nationalists’.

 

Mary Shine Thompson & Valerie Coghlan, eds., Divided Worlds: Studies in Children’s Literature [Irish Society for the Study of Children’s Literature, 3] (Dublin: Four Courts Press 2007), 223pp. [see contents]; Mary Shine Thompson, Preface & Introduction; Ciara Ní Bhroin, ‘A divided union: reformation and reconciliation in Maria Edgeworth’s Orlandino’; Colette Epplé, ‘“Wild Irish with a vengeance”: definitions of Irishness in Katharine Tynan’s children’s literature’; Julie Anne Stevens, ‘The little big house: Somerville and Ross’s works for children’; Pádriag Whyte, ‘Teenage tantrums and territorial traumas: public and private pasts in Melody for Nora’; Robert Dunbar, ‘“It’s the way we tell ’em”: voices from Ulster children’s fiction’; Patricia Kennon, ‘F(r)ictional masculinities: the representation of manhood in Rosemary Sutcliffe’s Roman Britain series of novels for young adults’; Jane O’Hanlon, ‘The “aventures of men in the perilous realm”: portrayals of conflict in two contemporary Irish fantasy novels for “’tween” readers’; Eimear Hegarty, ‘Translations of a land-locked island: maternal identity and forced migration’; Coralline Dupuy, ‘“I’m not interested in faces”: self-inflicted isolation in The curious incident of the dog in the night-time’; Michael Flanagan, ‘And who will fight for Ireland?: the Great war, propaganda and the representation of conflict in children’s popular literature’; Dáire Keogh, ‘Our boys, De Valera’s Ireland and the European crisis, 1932-39’; Lindsay Myers, ‘The ants go marching in - ant-fascism from Ciondolino to Antz’; Francesca Califano, ‘Political, social and cultural divisions in the work of Gianna Rodari’; Carole Dunbar, ‘The depiction of class in Mrs Alexander’s Hymns for little children’; James Bennett, ‘Values and primary school textbooks in Ireland, 1900-99’; Áine Carroll, ‘Poetry in Irish primary school English-language readers, 1922-50’; Celia Keenan, ‘Divisions in the world of Irish publishing for children: re-colonization or globalization?’.

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Melissa Sihra, ed., Women in Irish Drama: A Century of Authorship and Representation (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan 2007), xix, 241pp. CONTENTS: Marina Carr, ‘Foreword’; J.Reinelt, ‘Preface’; Sihra, ‘Introduction: Figures at the Window’; Cathy Leeney, ‘Interchapter I’; Paul Murphy, ‘Woman as Fantasy Object in Lady Gregory’s Historical Tragedies’; V. O’Donoghue Greene, ‘Writing Women for a Modern Ireland: Geraldine Cummins and Susanne Day’; Cathy Leeney, ‘The Spaces Outside: Images of Women in Plays by Eva Gore-Booth and Dorothy Macardle’; Lisa Fitzpatrick, ‘Taking Their Own Road: The Female Protagonist in Three Irish Plays by Women’; Sihra, ‘Interchapter II’; Anna McMullan, ‘From Matron to Matrix: Gender and (Dis)embodiment in Beckett’s Theatre’; Mark Phelan, ‘Beyond the Pale: Neglected Northern Irish Women Playwrights - Alice Milligan, Helen Waddell and Patricia O’Connor’; Eamon Jordan, ‘Meta-physicality: Women Characters in the Plays of Frank McGuinness’; Rachel O’Riordan, ‘Dead Women Walking: The Female Body as a Site for War in Stewart Parker’s Northern Star’; M. Sihra, ‘Interchapter III’; E. Cerquoni, ‘Women in Rooms: Landscapes of the Missing in Anne Devlin’s Ourselves Alone’; Anthony Roche, ‘Liminal Spaces in Eilis Ni Dhuibhne’s Dun na mBan Tí Thine [The Fort of the Fairy Women is on Fire]’; Brian Singleton, ‘Sick, ‘Dying, ‘Dead, ‘Dispersed: The Evanescence of Patriarchy in Contemporary Irish Women’s Theatre’; M. Sihra, ‘Marina Carr’s Landscapes of Play and Possibility’; Olwen Fouere, ‘Afterword: The Act and the Word’. Appendix: List of Irish Women.

 
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John Strachan & Alison O’Malley-Younger, eds., Reimagining Ireland [Ser.] (Oxford: Peter Lang [for Sunderland] 2007- ) - Series contents:
  • Vol. 1. Eugene O’Brien, ‘Kicking Bishop Brennan Up the Arse’: Interlacing Texts and Contexts in Contemporary Irish Studies
  • Vol. 2. James Byrne, Padraig Kirwan & Michael O’Sullivan, eds., Affecting Irishness: Negotiating Cultural Identity Within and Beyond the Nation
  • Vol. 3. Irene Lucchitti, The Islandman: The Hidden Life of Tomás O’Crohan
  • Vol. 4. Paddy Lyons & Alison O’Malley-Younger, eds., No Country for Old Men: Fresh Perspectives on Irish Literature
  • Vol. 5. Marc Caball & Eamon Maher, eds., Cultural Perspectives on Globalization and Ireland
  • Vol. 6. Lynn Brunet, ‘A Course of Severe and Arduous Trials’: Bacon, Beckett and Spurious Freemasonry in Early Twentieth-century Ireland
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Julia M. Wright, Ireland, India, and Nationalism in Nineteenth-century Literature (Cambridge UP 2007), viii, 268pp. CONTENTS: Introduction: Insensible Empire; Part I. National Feeling, Colonial Mimicry, and Sympathetic Resolutions: 1. ‘National feeling’: the politics of Irish sensibility; 2. Empowering the colonized; or, virtue rewarded; 3. Travellers, converts, and demagogues; Part II. Colonial Gothic and the Circulation of Wealth: 4. On the frontier: imitation and colonial wealth in Edgeworth and Lewis; 5. ‘Some neglected children’: thwarted colonial genealogies; 6. Stoker and Wilde: all points east; Conclusion; Bibliography..

 

Louise Ryan & Margaret Ward, eds., Irish Women and the Vote: Becoming Citizens, foreword by Rosemary Cullen Owens (Dublin: IAP 2007), 256pp. CONTENTS: Maria Luddy, ‘Introduction: an overview of the suffrage movement’; 1. Mary Cullen, ‘Feminism, citizenship and suffrage: a long dialogue’; 2. Carmel Quinlan, ‘“Onward hand in hand”:the nineteenth century Irish campaign for votes for women’; 3. Mary Clancy, ‘Women of the west: campaigning for the vote in early twentieth century Galway, ‘c.1911-c.1915’; 4. Paige Reynolds, ‘Staging suffrage: the events of 1913 Dublin Suffrage Week’; 5. Louise Ryan, ‘Publicising the private: suffragists' critique of sexual abuse and domestic violence’; 6. Clíona Murphy, ‘“Great gas” and “Irish bull”: humour and the fight for Irish women's suffrage’; 7. William Murphy, ‘Suffragettes and the transformation of political imprisonment in Ireland, 1912-1914’; 8. Margaret Ward, ‘“Rolling up the map of suffrage”: Irish suffrage and the First World War’; 9. Catherine Candy, ‘“Untouchability”, ‘vegetarianism and the suffragist ideology of Margaret Cousins’; 10. Leeann Lane, ‘Rosamond Jacob: nationalism and suffrage’; 11. Denise Kleinrichert, ‘Labour and suffrage: spinning threads in Belfast’; 12. Myrtle Hill, ‘Ulster: debates, demands and divisions: the battle for (and against) the vote’; 13. Caitriona Beaumont, ‘After the vote: women, citizenship and the campaign for gender equality in the Irish Free State (1922-1943).


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