The Irish Regional Press, 1892–2018

Revival, revolution and republic


Ian Kenneally & James T. O'Donnell, editors

Hardback €45.00
Catalogue Price: €50.00
ISBN: 978-1-84682-655-9
July 2018. 224pp.

From the fall of Parnell to the rise and fall of the Celtic Tiger, regional newspapers have documented the story of Ireland. In this book, historians and journalists describe the newspapers, editors and personalities that have made the local press such a vital part of social and political life throughout the island. 

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Contributors: John Burke (ind.),  Ray Burke (RTÉ), Elaine Callinan (TCD/Carlow College), Anthony Cawley (Liverpool Hope U), Conor Curran (DCU), Christy Doughan (ind.), John Horgan (DCU), Anthony Keating (Edge Hill U), Ian Kenneally (NUIG), Alan McCarthy (UCC), Mark O'Brien (DCU), James T. O'Donnell (NUIG), Donal Ó Drisceoil (UCC), Regina Uí Chiollatáin (UCD),  Mark Wehrly (ind.), Aoife Whelan (UCD). 

Ian Kenneally is a historian, documentary-maker and author, whose works include The paper wall: newspapers and propaganda in Ireland, 1919–21 (Cork, 2009). He is the editor of The Revolution Papers, 1923–1949. James T. O'Donnell teaches history at NUI Galway. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Newspaper and Periodical History Forum of Ireland and editor of the Irish Bibliography of Press History.