Irish Current Affairs


Hardback, 04/05/2017, €21.30

Inside the Monkey House: My Time as an Irish Prison Officer

Paperback, 18/04/2017, €12.99
When John Cuffe entered Mountjoy as a young prison officer in May 1978, he stepped back into Victorian times. He knew nothing about jails, apart from what he had seen in black-and-white films on RTE: 'good' sheriffs and 'bad' hombres. Here, he reveals the raw truth of thirty tough years on the inside. Join him on a vivid, eye-opening journey .

A State in Denial : British Government and Loyalist Paramilitaries

Paperback, 07/10/2016, €14.99
Shocking revelations of an official British policy of turning a blind eye to loyalist paramilitary activities in Northern Ireland in the seventies and eighties.

An Unholy Trinity: Medicine, Politics and Religion in Ireland

Paperback, 23/11/2016, €19.95
A highly critical look of the historic relationship between politics, the Church and the medical profession in Ireland

Electoral Competition in Ireland Since 1987

Paperback, 24/02/2016, €21.30
This major new account of the politics of modern Ireland offers a rigorous analysis of the forces which shaped both how the Irish state governed itself from the period since 1987 and how it lost its economic sovereignty in 2010.

Isis: The State of Terror

Paperback, 11/02/2016, €14.20
The first major book on ISIS to be published since the group exploded on the international stage in summer 2014.

The Shankill Butchers: A Case Study of Mass Murder

Paperback, 07/11/1991, €12.75
This book by the author of "Rogue Warrior of the SAS", retells the story of a series of murders by the Ulster Volunteer Force in N. Ireland in the 1970s. When convicted, the killers received over 2000 years in jail, the longest sentences ever given in a single trial in British legal history.