Further your research

Books

J C Beckett, The Making of Modern Ireland 1603-1923 (Faber and Faber, London, 1981)

Henry Patterson, Ireland Since 1939: The Persistence of Conflict (Penguin Ireland, Dublin, 2006)

David McKittrick and David McVea, Making Sense of the Troubles (London 2001, Penguin)

Tim Pat Coogan, Ireland in the Twentieth Century (Hutchinson, London, 2003)

Richard English, Irish Freedom: The History of Nationalism in Ireland (Macmillan, London, 2007)

F S L Lyons, Ireland Since the Famine (Fontana, London, 1985)

R F Foster, Modern Ireland 1600-1972 (Penguin, London, 1988)

Conor Cruise O’Brien, Parnell and his Party 1880-90 (OUP, Oxford, 1957)