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Launch of new book on Independents by Liam Weeks

A new book by Liam Weeks (UCC) entitled Independents in Irish Party Democracy (Manchester University Press) was launched in Buswell’s Hotel, Dublin, on 4th July. The book was launched by the independent Minister for Tourism, Trade and Sport Shane Ross. Minister Ross said that Liam was responsible for the formation of the Independent Alliance and that he […]

Launch of new book by Aaron Edwards on the UVF

A new book by Aaron Edwards (Sandhurst), entitled UVF: Behind the Mask (Merrion Press), was launched in No Alibis bookstore in Belfast on Wednesday 28th June. The book covers the history of the Ulster Volunteer Force from the formation of its post-1965 incarnation up to the present day. Journalist and broadcaster Malachi O’Doherty spoke at the launch, which […]

Book award for Peter Stone (TCD)

A book edited by Tim Madigan (St. John Fisher College) and Peter Stone (Trinity College Dublin), entitled Bertrand Russell: Public Intellectual (Tiger Bark Press) has received the 2017 Bertrand Russell Society Book Award. More information about the book can be found here.

Inspiring, Inciting and Enlightening : Teaching Politics in our Universities

PSAI teaching and learning specialist group event. September 18th 2015, NUI offices, Merrion Square, Dublin 2. Keynote speaker : President Michael D. Higgins. On September 18th 2015, the PSAI teaching and learning specialist group held a one-day conference on “Teaching politics in our universities: inspiring, inciting and enlightening” to discuss the significance of education in, […]

Launch of The Democratic Unionist Party : From Protest to Power

On 17th June the launch of the book “The Democratic Unionist Party : From Protest to Power” (2014, Oxford University Press) took place in the University of Ulster Belfast Campus. For a full report about the launch, click here. The photo shows the First Minister of Northern Ireland and Leader of the Democratic Unionist Party, […]