Books tagged: irish politics

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Orwellian Ireland
By Brian Nugent
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 135,870. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
This work is an attempt to see if some of the state practices that flourished in Communist Eastern Europe might be replicated in modern Ireland. It goes into the question of intelligence agencies, how they harass dissidents, their use of modern technology and their role in secretly supporting paramilitary groups in Ireland and around the world.
Bobby Murdoch, Different Class
By David Potter
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 86,780. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2010 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction
The rise of Celtic's Bobby Murdoch mirrored his club's emergence in the Sixties. With Murdoch in midfield, the Hoops became one of the most formidable teams in British football history - winning an unprecedented 9 Scottish titles in a row, 5 Scottish Cups, 5 Scottish League Cups to add to their immortal triumph in Lisbon in 1967.
Ireland and the Commonwealth: Towards Membership
By Roy Garland
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 25,230. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Category: Essay
As Ireland marks the 60th anniversary of the declaration of the Republic, is it time to reconsider the country's membership of the Commonwealth?
A Handbook of Irish Home Rule with full original text by William Gladstone and others
By Rupert Matthews
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,760. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction
This book was written in 1887 at a critical time for the debate on Irish Home Rule and for Gladstone. Its influence on events proved to be great. This edition has an introduction by historian Rupert Matthews that puts this classic work into its historical and political context.
David Norris: Trial By Media
By Joe Jackson
Price: $6.45 USD. Words: 65,890. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
During the lead up to the 2011 Irish presidential election Joe Jackson published David Norris: Trial By Media, which tells the story of, arguably, Ireland's most controversial presidential candidate that year, Senator David Norris. The Senator has since written his autobiography, which, sadly gives only one chapter to the 2011 Irish Presidential election and omits 99% of this material.