Category: Book

This is where you find books written by Donnacha.


Political Communication in the Republic of Ireland

Political Communication in the Republic of Ireland (Liverpool University Press, 2014) This book presents an overview of political communication in the Republic of Ireland from a multiplicity of perspectives and sources. It brings together academics and practitioners to examine the development and current shape of political communication in modern Ireland. It also examines what the …


Life in Post-Communist Eastern Europe After EU Membership

  The book “Life in Post-Communist Eastern Europe After EU Membership” is a valuable attempt to present how the reality of millions of people living in Central and Eastern Europe has changed. Above all its uniqueness resides in the fact that it illuminates the complexity of the transformation in the new EU member states after …


The Destiny of the Soldiers: Fianna Fail, Irish Republicianism and the IRA 1926-1973

For most of the 20th century, Fianna Fáil was Ireland’s largest political party and one of the most successful parties in any democracy in the world. With few exceptions, it has been constantly in government since 1932. This book charts Fianna Fáil’s political and ideological evolution from its revolutionary origins through extended periods in office. …


The Colour Revolutions in the Former Soviet Republics: Successes and Failures

  During the first decade of the 21st century, a remarkable phenomenon swept through the former Soviet Union changing the political, social and cultural landscape. Popularly known as the Colour Revolutions, these non-violent protests overthrew autocratic regimes in three post-soviet republics: the Georgian Rose Revolution (2003), the Ukrainian Orange Revolution (2004) and the Kyrgyzstani Tulip …