Edited by Darragh Gannon and Fearghal McGarry
Fifty essays. Fifty contributors. One extraordinary year. Ireland 1922 provides a snapshot of a year of turmoil, tragedy and, amidst it all, state-building as the Irish revolution drew to a close.
Royal Irish Academy / January 2022 / HB / 9781911479796 / 378pp / €30
The book will be launched on 7 February at 16.30 online or in person at Queen’s University Belfast. Register here.
By John Gibney and Kate O’Malley
This book illustrates the 1922 handover of power by the outgoing British administration to the Provisional Government of Ireland led by Michael Collins in early 1922.
Royal Irish Academy / January 2022 / PB / 9781911479840 / 200pp / €20
The book was launched on 16 January, the anniversary of the handover of Dublin Castle, as part of the History Ireland Hedge School series. Listen back.