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Economic History

Mythbusting and MOPE

Liam Kennedy, Unhappy the Land: The Most Oppressed People Ever, the Irish? (Merrion Press, 2015, 272 pps, €24.99 PB, ISBN 978-1-785370298).

It is in some ways a shame that Liam Kennedy’s book came out when it did. The publication was undoubtedly … Read More

Sins of the Father

Conor McCabe, Sins of the Father: Tracing the Decisions that Shaped the Irish Economy  (The History Press Ireland, 224pps, €16.99 PB)

‘We used to make shit in this country…build shit. Now we just put our hand in the next guy’s pocket.’