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By John Drennan

From the debates of the Fifties that have been strikingly just like what we are facing this day -- struggles opposed to financial ruin, emigration and abuse of energy by way of the nation -- during the wars within the 70s and 80s over divorce and abortion, to the Jacobean dramas surrounding the autumn of Haughey within the Nineties, this crucial ebook ultimately lines the autumn of the 1st Republic through the tragic-comic dénouement of the Cowen period and the 1st breaths of wish supplied via a brand new administration.

John Drennan's status by way of the Republic captures the attention-grabbing tale of Ireland's evolution within the seven a long time because the finish of the warfare and encapsulates the tradition that formed those moments of nationwide drama.

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