The Republic of Ireland – Its Government and Politics – Collection of 215 books on Irish Politics, Irish Government, Irish local planning and Local government, Irelands connection to the EU, History of Irish Elections, books on Governmental policy (general and irish related), books on the history of Ireland’s connection to the UK etc. Also included are several publications on the history of the irish political parties. The comprehensive collection comes from the library of a former council man and university lecturer and includes many of the minor and major publications needed to understand the forming of the irish state from 1940 onwards. The collection includes publications like: 1. John McG. Smyth – The Theory and Practice of the Irish Senate / 2. John Coakley and Michael Gallagher – Politics in the Republic of Ireland / 3. Desmond Roche – Local Government in Ireland / 4. Patrick Keatinge – Maastricht and Ireland – What the Treaty means / 5. Stephen Collins – The Power Game – Fianna Fail since Lemass / 6. Cornelius O’Leary – Irish Elections (1918 – 1977) – Parties, Voters and Proportional Representation / 7. Bruce Arnold – What Kind of Country – Modern Irish Politics 1968-1983 / 8. Michael Flannery – Sanitation – Conservation and Recreation Services in Ireland / 9. Peter Mair – The Changing Irish Party System / 10. R.C.Geary – and F.S.O Muircheartaigh – Equalization of Opportunity in Ireland – Statistical Aspects / 11. Mary Minihan – A Deal with the Devil – The Green Party in Government / 12. Donal de Buitleir – Problems of Irish Local Finance / 13. Communications and Community in Ireland (Brian Farrell) / etc. etc.
London, University of London Press, 1971. 24 cm. vii,241 pages with 8 plates. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. The collection of 215 books (of which only c.60 are listed here) is in very good condition (only a few volumes with stronger wear).
Included in the collection are for example: 14. James D. O’Donnell – How Ireland is Governed / 15. Jack Jones – In Your Opinion: Political and Social Trends in Ireland Through the Eyes of the Electorate / 16. Sean Dooney – The Irish Civil Service / 17. John McGowan Smyth – The Houses of the Oireachtas / 18. Anthony O’Halloran – The Dail in the 21st Century / 19. Michael Gallagher – The Irish Labour Party in Transition, 1957-82 / 20. Mark Callanan and Justin F. Keogan – Local Government in Ireland: Inside Out / 21. Peadar Kirby and Mary P. Murphy – Towards a Second Republic: Irish Politics after the Celtic Tiger / 22. Naomi Wayne – Labour Law in Ireland / 23. P.J.Meghen – Roads in Ireland / 24. House of the Oireachtas – Road Development Plan for the 1980s / 25. P.J.Meghen – Statistics in Ireland / 26. Paddy Lysaght – How to become a successful TD / 26. Department of Foreign Affairs, Ireland – Challenges and Opportunities Abroad – White Paper on Foreign Policy / 27. Constitution of Ireland / 28. The Far Side of Revenge: Making Peace in Northern Ireland by Deaglan de Breadun / 29. Out of Reach: Inequalites in the Irish Housing System by P.J. Drudy and Michael Punch / 30. Pat Leahy – Showtime – The Inside Story of Fianna Fail in Power / 31. Gemma Hussey – Ireland Today – Anatomy of a Changing State / 32. The Dynamics of Irish Politics by Lord Paul Anthony Elliot Bew / 33. John Horgan – Labour: The Price of Power/ 34. Irish Political Elite (Studies in Irish Political Culture) by Al Cohan / 35. Michael Laver – A New Electoral System for Ireland ? / 36. John Raven – Political Culture in Ireland: The Views of Two Generations / 37. The Functions of the Department of the Taoiseach by M.O. Muimhneachain / 38. Marx – Engels – Ireland and the Irish Question – Moscow, 1978 / 39. All Party Oireachtas Committee – 5 Volumes / 40. An Outline of Modern Irish History / 41. Philip Hannon and Jackie Gallagher – Taking the Long View – 70 Years of Fianna Fail / 42. Michael Marsh – The Irish Voter – The Nature of electoral competition in the Republic of Ireland / 43. Dermot keogh – The Lost Decade: Ireland in the 1950s / 44. Una Claffey – Women Who Won: Women of the 27th Dail / 45. The Outsiders: Exposing the Secretive World of Ireland’s Travellers by Eamonn Dillon / 46. Paul Arthur – Government and Politics of Northern Ireland / 47. Women in the Irish Civil Service / 48. David McCullagh – A Makeshift Majority: The First Inter-Party Government, 1948-51 / 49. Brendan Nolan – The Irish Companion / 50. Chris Whelan – Values and Social Change in Ireland / 51. Neil Collins – Local Government Managers at Work – The City and County Manager System of Local Government in the Republic of Ireland / 52. Desmond Fennell – State of the Nation: Ireland Since the Sixties / 53. R.F.Foster – Modern Ireland 1600-1972 / 54. Calton Younger – Ireland’s Civil War / 55. William J.Crotty and David E. Schmitt – Ireland and the Politics of Change / 56. Dear John – The John Mackay Letters / 57. Changing Times: Ireland Since 1898 by Edward MacLysaght / 58. Martin Collins – Ireland After Britain / etc. etc.