The Shaping of Modern Ireland

New book reviewed

A new collection of essays co-edited by Sidney Sussex Fellow in History Professor Eugenio Biagini and Irish Ambassador Dan Mulhall has been featured in the Irish Times

The volume revisits a classic work by Conor Cruise O'Brien, importantly also considering the role that women played in the forging of modern Ireland through the crucible decades of the early twentieth century.

You can read Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh's review by following the link to the Irish Times.

The book has also been reviewed by former Visiting Fellow Ian D'Alton in The Irish Catholic.

The Shaping of Modern Ireland – A Centenary Asessment is published by Irish Academic Press.

For further information please contact the Fellow Communications Officer, Dr Tom Lambert (

This is an archived news story first posted in June, 2016

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