**Required texts will be shared through Brightspace in advance of each lecture. Additional reading material relating to the mid-term essay can be found below.
IRST10010 READING LIST FOR SECTION A: EXCAVATING THE PAST: THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF IRELAND
[Note – you are not expected to read everything on this list, but the range of titles is intended to offer a range of options available in UCD James Joyce Library covering the various time periods covered in the lectures. ]
Barry, T.B. 1987 The Archaeology of Medieval Ireland, Methuen, London.
Clarke, H.B. & R. Johnson (eds) 2015 The Vikings in Ireland and beyond: before and after the Battle of Clontarf, Four Courts Press, Dublin
Cooney, G. 2000 Landscapes of Neolithic Ireland, Routledge, London.
Cooney, G. & Grogan, E. 1994 Irish Prehistory – A Social Perspective, Wordwell, Dublin.
Corlett, C. & M. Potterton (eds) 2009 Rural Settlement in Medieval Ireland in the light of recent archaeological excavations, Wordwell, Dublin
Corlett, C. & M. Potterton (eds) 2012 Life and Death in Iron Age Ireland in the light of recent archaeological excavations, Wordwell, Dublin [in particular chapters 1, 10, 17, 18, 20]
Edwards, N. 1990 The Archaeology of Early Medieval Ireland, London. [reprinted 1999]
Larsen, A.-C. 2001 The Vikings in Ireland, Viking Ship Museum, Roskilde.
Mallory, J.P. & McNeill, T.E. 1991 The Archaeology of Ulster: From Colonization to Plantation, The Institute of Irish Studies, The Queen’s University of Belfast, Belfast.
Mitchell, G. & Ryan, M. 1998 Reading the Irish Landscape, Town House, Dublin.
O’Connor, K.D. 1998 The Archaeology of Medieval Rural Settlement in Ireland, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin.
O’Keeffe, T. 2000 Medieval Ireland: An Archaeology, Tempus, Stroud.
O’Sullivan, A., F. McCormick, T.R. Kerr & L. Harney, 2014 Early Medieval Ireland, AD 400-1100. The evidence from archaeological excavations. Royal Irish Academy, Dublin.
O’Sullivan, A., F. McCormick, T.R. Kerr, L. Harney & J. Kinsella, 2014 Early medieval dwellings and settlements in Ireland AD 400-1100. BAR Int. Series 2604, Archaeopress.
Raftery, B. 1994 Pagan Celtic Ireland, Thames and Hudson, London.
Ryan, M. 1994 Irish Archaeology Illustrated, Country House, Dublin.
Waddell, J. 2010 The Prehistoric Archaeology of Ireland, Galway University Press, Galway.
SECTION B: THE EMERGENCE OF MODERN IRELAND
Billings, C. ‘The first minutes: An analysis of the Irish Language within the official structures of the Gaelic Athletic Association, 1884-1934’, Éire-Ireland (Spring/Summer 2013, 32-53)
Bartlett, T. Ireland: a History (Cambridge 2010)
Cronin, M., Murphy, W., Rouse, P. (eds), The Gaelic Athletic Association, 1884-2009 (Dublin 2009)
Fitzpatrick, D. Irish Emigration, 1801-1921 (Dublin 1984)
Foster, R.F. (ed), The Oxford History of Ireland (Oxford, 1989)
Hyde, D. ‘The Necessity for De-anglicising Ireland’ A Lecture to the Irish National
Literary Society, Dublin, 25 November 1892.
Irish Studies Review: Special issue on Organised spaces: revival activism and print culture (Vol. 22, No. 1, February 2014)
Kiberd, D. and Mathews, P.J. (eds.) Handbook of the Irish Revival. An Anthology of Irish Cultural and Political Writings 1891-1922 (Dublin, 2015)
Lee, J.J. Ireland, 1912-1985: Politics and Society (Cambridge, 1989)
Maguire, D. (ed.) Short Stories of Padraic Pearse (Cork, 1979)
McGrath, C.I. ‘Securing the Protestant Interest: the origins and purpose of the penal laws of
1695,’ Irish Historical Studies, vol. xxx, no.117 (May 1996), pp. 25-28.
Morash, C. A History of the Media in Ireland (Cambridge, 2010)
Paseta, S. Modern Ireland: A very short introduction (Oxford, 2003)
The Revolution Papers (2016)
Uí Chollatáin, R. ‘Crossing Boundaries and Early Gleanings of Cultural Replacement in Irish Periodical Culture’, Irish Communications Review (Vol. 12, 2010, 50-64)
Whelan, A. ‘Language revival and conflicting identities in The Irish Independent, 1905-1922’, Irish Studies Review (Vol. 22, No. 1, February 2014)
SECTION C: ASSERTING IRISH IDENTITY
Clune, A. (ed) The singing will never be done (Clare, 2014)
Cullen,F. Ireland on Show. Art, Union, and Nationhood (Surrey, 2012)
Kiberd, D. Inventing Ireland: The Literature of the Modern Nation (London 1995)
Meehan, B. 'Decoration and Decorum', Irish Arts Review, Vol. 29, No. 4 (2012-13)
McGonagle, O’Toole, Levin. Irish Art Now: From the Poetic to the Political (London, 2009)
Ó hAllmhuráin, G. A Pocket History of Irish Music and Dance (Dublin 1998)
WEBSITES & DIGITAL SOURCES
A Poem for Ireland, with shortlist, biographies, interviews and readings: https://apoemforireland.rte.ie/
'Creating History: Stories of Ireland in Art', National Gallery of Ireland, http://www.nationalgallery.ie/ga-IE/Exhibitions/Creating_History.aspx
Dictionary of Irish Biography, https://dib.cambridge.org/ [Access available through UCD Library at https://librarym.ucd.ie/search/y ]
Dúchas online folklore collection, www.duchas.ie
Dunbrody Famine Ship, www.dunbrody.com
Ellis Island Oral History project, www.ellisislandfoundation.org
EPIC Irish Emigration Museum, www.epicchq.com
History of Ireland in 100 Objects, http://www.100objects.ie/
Irish Newspaper Archive, https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ [Access available through UCD Library at https://librarym.ucd.ie/search/y ]
Irish Traditional Music Archive, www.itma.ie
Jeanie Johnston famine ship, www.jeaniejohnston.com
Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks, www.ria.ie/research-projects/research-projects-overview/art-and-architecture-ireland/personnel
100 Artworks project, http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/100-artworks-where-the-list-came-from-1.1992124
Titanic Belfast, www.titanicbelfast.com