Friday, October 17, 2008

Week Three Reading

Topic: Social Change in Ireland, 1959-1979


Speech by Minister for Education, Donogh O’Malley, to National Union of Journalists at the Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, 10/9/1966. This is available via email only, so check/activate your UCC email accounts. If you have any problems, contact Gabriel Doherty.

See the links:

See also, Sunday Independent, 11/9/1966, available on:

See also Diarmaid Ferriter, What If? (Dublin, 2006) [941.5 FERR], Chapter on Donogh O'Malley and free post-primary education

These links can be accessed from campus computers ONLY


D Keogh, Twentieth Century Ireland, chapter 6
JJ Lee, Ireland 1912-1985, chapter 5
B Girvin, From Union to Union, chapter 7
D Ferriter, Transformation of Ireland, chapter 6

T Brown, Ireland: A Social and Cultural History 1922-2002 (Dublin, 2003)
JJ Lee (editor): Ireland 1945-70 (Dublin, 1979)
B Girvin and G Murphy (editors): The Lemass Era: Politics and Society in the Ireland of Seán Lemass (Dublin, 2005)
[Especially John Walsh on education]
T Garvin: Preventing the Future: Why was Ireland so Poor for So Long? (Dublin, 2004)
Sean O'Connor: A Troubled Sky (Dublin, 1986)
Sean Farren in JR Hill (Editor): A New History of Ireland Volume VI: Ireland 1921-1984 (Oxford, 1996)
P O Maille: Memories of Donogh O'Malley (Dublin, 2007)

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