By John Drennan

From the debates of the Fifties that have been strikingly just like what we are facing this present day -- struggles opposed to financial disaster, emigration and abuse of energy by means of the nation -- throughout 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 publication ultimately strains the autumn of the 1st Republic through the tragic-comic dénouement of the Cowen period and the 1st breaths of wish supplied via a brand new administration.

John Drennan's status by way of the Republic captures the interesting tale of Ireland's evolution within the seven many years because the finish of the battle and encapsulates the tradition that formed those moments of nationwide drama.

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