By John Drennan
From the debates of the Fifties that have been strikingly just like what we are facing at the present time -- struggles opposed to financial ruin, emigration and abuse of strength via the kingdom -- in the course of the wars within the 70s and 80s over divorce and abortion, to the Jacobean dramas surrounding the autumn of Haughey within the Nineteen Nineties, this crucial ebook ultimately strains the autumn of the 1st Republic through the tragic-comic dénouement of the Cowen period and the 1st breaths of wish supplied by way of a brand new administration.
John Drennan's status through the Republic captures the attention-grabbing tale of Ireland's evolution within the seven a long time because the finish of the warfare and encapsulates the tradition that formed those moments of nationwide drama.
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