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This page contains suggested reading.  It is divided into thematic topics, and some books appear in more than one topic.  Further titles can be found under on the Researchers page.  Please Contact Us if you have any suggestions for additions, especially if you would like to list a newly published book or article.  We are always very pleased to hear from authors whose work we have not listed so that we can rectify any omissions.  A collaborative bibliography on the wider First World War is available online by the International Society for First World War Studies.
 
 
Recently published
 
New publications in 2013-14 are:

Meleady, Dermot, John Redmond: The National Leader (2013)

Ó Comhraí, Cormac, Revolution in Connacht: A Photographic History 1913-23 (2013)

O'Malley, Cormac and Ó Comhraí, Cormac, The Men Will Talk to Me: Galway Interviews by Ernie O'Malley (2013)

 
 

General WWI Studies

Bartlett, Thomas, and Jeffery, Keith, eds., A Military History of Ireland (1996)

Casey, Patrick J., ‘Irish Casualties in the First World War’, Irish Sword, 20, 81 (1997), pp. 193-206

Denman, Terence, ‘The Catholic Irish soldier in the First World War: the "racial environment’’, Irish Historical Studies, XXVII, 108th (1991), pp. 352-65

Doherty, Richard and Truesdale, David, Irish Winners of the Victoria Cross (2000)

Dungan, Myles, Irish Voices from the Great War (1995)

Dungan, Myles, They Shall Grow Not Old: Irish Soldiers and the Great War (1997)

Fitzpatrick, David, ed., Ireland and the First World War (1988), pp. 59-68

Harris, Henry, Irish Regiments in the First World War (1968)

Hennessey, Thomas, Dividing Ireland: World War I and Partition (1998)

Horne, John, ed., Our War: Ireland and the Great War (2008)

Jeffery, Keith, Ireland and the Great War (2000)

Johnstone, Tom, Orange, Green and Khaki: The Story of the Irish Regiments in the Great War, 1914-18 (1992)

Kildea, Jeff, Anzacs and Ireland (2007)
Leonard, Jane, ‘The Catholic Chaplaincy’, in David Fitzpatrick, ed., Ireland and the First World War (1988), pp. 1-14

McGaughey, Jane G.V., Ulster's Men: Protestant Unionist Masculinities and Militarization in the north of Ireland 1912-1923 (2012)

Pennell, Catriona, A Kingdom United: Popular Responses to the Outbreak of the First World War in Britain and Ireland (2012)

Perry, Nicholas, ‘Nationality in the Irish regiments in the First World War’, War and Society, XII (1994), pp. 65-95

Sheehan, William, The Western Front: Irish Voices from the Great War (2011)
Winter, J.M., The Great War and the British People (1985)

 

 

British Army in WWI

Cunliffe, Marcus, The Royal Irish Fusiliers, 1793-1950 (1952)
Fox, Frank, The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers in the World War (1928)
Geoghegan, Stannus, The Campaigns and History of the Royal Irish Regiment, Vol. II, From 1900 to 1902 (1927)
Harris, Henry, Irish Regiments in the First World War (1968)
Hervis, H.S., The 2nd Munsters in France (1922)
Hughes, Gavin, The Hounds of Ulster: A History of the Northern Irish Regiments in the Great War (2012)
Jourdain, H.F.N. and Fraser, Edward, The Connaught Rangers: Vol. III, (1928)

Johnstone, Tom, Orange, Green and Khaki: The Story of the Irish Regiments in the Great War, 1914-18 (1992)

Kipling, Rudyard, The Irish Guards in the Great War, Volume 1: The 1st Battalion and Volume 2: The 2nd Battalion (1923)
McCance, S., History of the Royal Munster Fusiliers (1927)
McGaughey, Jane G.V., “Blood-debts and Battlefields: Ulster Imperialism and Masculine Authority on the Western Front 1916-1918”, Journal of the Canadian Historical Association, 20, 2 (2009): 3-27 
McGaughey, Jane G.V., “The Language of Sacrifice: Manliness in Northern Ireland and the Consequences of War, 1916-1922”, Patterns of Prejudice: Special Edition – War and the Body, Volume 46, Nos. 3-4 (July/September 2012): 299-317
Murphy, David, ed., (with Nathalie Genet-Rouffiac), Franco-Irish military connections, 1590-1945 (2009)
Murphy, David, The Irish Brigades, 1685-2006 (2007)
Murphy, David, Irish Regiments in the World Wars (2007)
Perrett, Bryan and Lord, Anthony, The Czar’s British Squadron (1981)
Taylor, James W., The 1st Royal Irish Rifles in the Great War (2002)
Taylor, James W., The 2nd Royal Irish Rifles in the Great War (2005)
Whitton, Frederick Ernest, A History of the Prince of Wales’s Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians), Volume II (1924)
Wylly, H.C., Neill's 'Blue Caps' (1st Bn. The Royal Dublin Fusiliers) (1929)
 
10th (Irish) Division
Cooper, Bryan, The Tenth (Irish) Division in Gallipoli (1993)
Denman, Terence, ‘The 10th (Irish) Division 1914-15: A Study in Military and Political Interaction’, Irish Sword XVII, 66 (1987), pp. 16-25
Grayson, Richard S., Belfast Boys: How Unionists and Nationalists Fought and Died Together in the First World War (2009)
Hanna, Henry, The Pals at Suvla Bay: Being the Record of “D” Company of the 7th Royal Dublin Fusiliers (1917)
Hughes, Gavin, The Hounds of Ulster: A History of the Northern Irish Regiments in the Great War (2012)

Johnstone, Tom, Orange, Green and Khaki: The Story of the Irish Regiments in the Great War, 1914-18 (1992)

Orr, Philip, ‘The Road to Belgrade: the Experiences of the 10th (Irish) Division in the Balkans, 1915-17’, in Gregory and Pašeta, eds., pp. 171-89.
Orr, Philip, Field of Bones: An Irish Division at Gallipoli (2006)
Stanley, Jeremy, Ireland’s Forgotten 10th: A Brief History of the 10th (Irish) Division 1914-1918, Turkey, Macedonia and Palestine (2003)
 
16th (Irish) Division

6th Connaught Rangers Research Project, The 6th Connaught Rangers: Belfast Nationalists and the Great War (2008)

Brett, Charles, Charles Brett MC: An Irish Soldier with the Connaught Rangers in World War I (2007)

Burke, Tom, The 16th (Irish) and 36th ( Ulster) Divisions at the Battle of Wijtschate – Messines Ridge, 7 June 1917 (2007)

Denman, Terence, 'Sir Lawrence Parsons and the Raising of the 16th (Irish) Division, 1914-15', Irish Sword, 17 (1987-8), pp. 90-104.
Denman, Terence, ‘An Irish Battalion at War: From the letters of Captain J.H.M. Staniforth 7th Leinsters, 1914-1918’, Irish Sword, XVII (1989), pp. 165-217

Denman, Terence, Ireland’s Unknown Soldiers: The 16th (Irish) Division in the Great War (1992)

Denman, Terence, A Lonely Grave: The Life and Death of William Redmond (1995)

Denman, Terence, ‘The 16th (Irish) Division on 21st March 1918: Fight or Flight?’ Irish Sword, 69 (1999), pp. 273-87

Feilding, Rowland, War Letters to a Wife: France and Flanders, 1915-1919 (1929)

Grayson, Richard S., Belfast Boys: How Unionists and Nationalists Fought and Died Together in the First World War (2009)

Grayson, Richard S., At War with the 16th Irish Division, 1914-1918: The Staniforth Letters (2012)

Hughes, Gavin, The Hounds of Ulster: A History of the Northern Irish Regiments in the Great War (2012)

Johnstone, Tom, Orange, Green and Khaki: The Story of the Irish Regiments in the Great War, 1914-18 (1992)

Lemisko, Lynn Speer, ‘Morale in the 16th (Irish) Division, 1916-1918’, Irish Sword, 20, 81 (1997), pp. 217-33
Morrissey, John, ‘A Lost Heritage: The Connaught Rangers and Multivocal Irishness’, in Mark McCarthy, ed., Ireland’s Heritage: Critical perspectives on Memory and Identity (2005), pp. 71-87
 

36th (Ulster) Division

Brown, Kris, ‘“Our father organization”: The Cult of the Somme and the Unionist 'Golden Age' in Modern Ulster Loyalist Commemoration’, The Round Table, 96, 393 (2007), pp. 707-723. 

Burke, Tom, The 16th (Irish) and 36th ( Ulster) Divisions at the Battle of Wijtschate – Messines Ridge, 7 June 1917 (2007)

Canning, W.J., Ballyshannon, Belcoo, Bertincourt: the History of the 11th Battalion The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (Donegal and Fermanagh Volunteers) in World War One (1996)
Canning, W.J., A Wheen of Medals: The History of the 9th (Service) Bn. The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (The Tyrones) in World War One (2006)

Crozier, F.P., A Brass Hat in No Man’s Land (1930)

Crozier, F.P., The Men I Killed (1937)

Falls, Cyril, The History of the 36th (Ulster) Division (1922)

Graham, B. and Shirlow, P., ‘The Battle of the Somme in Ulster memory and identity’, Political Geography, 21 (2002), pp. 881-904

Grayson, Richard S., Belfast Boys: How Unionists and Nationalists Fought and Died Together in the First World War (2009)
Hughes, Gavin, The Hounds of Ulster: A History of the Northern Irish Regiments in the Great War (2012) 
Johnstone, Tom, Orange, Green and Khaki: The Story of the Irish Regiments in the Great War, 1914-18 (1992) 

McIntosh, Gillian, The Force of Culture: Unionist Identities in Twentieth-Century Ireland (1999)

Orr, Philip, The Road to the Somme: Men of the Ulster Division Tell Their Story (1987)

Perry, Nicholas, ‘Politics and Command: General Nugent, the Ulster Division and Relations with Ulster Unionism, 1915-17’, in Brian Bond, ed., ‘Look to your Front’: Studies in the First World War (1999), pp. 105-120

Perry, Nicholas, Major General Oliver Nugent and the Ulster Division 1915-1918 (2007)

Switzer, Catherine, Unionists and Great War Commemoration in the North of Ireland 1914-39: People, Places and Politics (2007)

White, Stuart N., The Terrors: 16th (Pioneer) Battalion Royal Irish Rifles (1996)

  

 

Main Battles of WWI

Gallipoli

Carlyon, L. A., Gallipoli (2001)

Cooper, Bryan, The Tenth (Irish) Division in Gallipoli (1993)

Grayson, Richard S., Belfast Boys: How Unionists and Nationalists Fought and Died Together in the First World War (2009)

Orr, Philip, Field of Bones: An Irish Division at Gallipoli (2006)

Travers, Tim, Gallipoli 1915 (2001)

 

Somme

Duffy, Christopher, Through German Eyes: The British and the Somme 1916 (2006)

Grayson, Richard S., Belfast Boys: How Unionists and Nationalists Fought and Died Together in the First World War (2009)

Hall, Michael, A Shared Sacrifice for Peace (2007)

Hall, Michael, Sacrifice on the Somme (1988)

Moore, Steven, The Irish on the Somme: A Battlefield Guide to the Irish Regiments in the Great War and the Monuments in their Memory (2005)

Stanley, Jeremy, Ireland’s Forgotten 10th: A Brief History of the 10th (Irish) Division 1914-1918, Turkey, Macedonia and Palestine (2003)

 

Messines

Burke, Tom, The 16th (Irish) and 36th ( Ulster) Divisions at the Battle of Wijtschate – Messines Ridge, 7 June 1917 (2007)

Passingham, Ian, Pillars of Fire: The Battle of Messines Ridge, June 1917 (1998)

 

 

Individuals in WWI

Memoirs and Letters

Bourke, Joanna, ed., The Misfit Soldier: Edward Casey’s War Story, 1914-1918 (1999)

Brett, Charles, Charles Brett MC: An Irish Soldier with the Connaught Rangers in World War I (2007)

Burgoyne, Gerald Achilles, The Burgoyne Diaries (1985)

Crozier, F.P., A Brass Hat in No Man’s Land (1930)

Crozier, F.P., The Men I Killed (1937)

Feilding, Rowland, War Letters to a Wife: France and Flanders, 1915-1919 (1929)

Grayson, Richard S., At War with the 16th Irish Division, 1914-1918: The Staniforth Letters (2012)

Lucy, John F., There’s a Devil in the Drum (1938)

Laid, Frank, Personal Experiences of the Great War (1925)
 

Studies of individuals

Denman, Terence, A Lonely Grave: The Life and Death of William Redmond (1995)

Jeffery, Keith, Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson: A Political Soldier (2006)
Murphy, David, ‘Colonel Pierce Charles Joyce and the Arab Revolt’ in Journal of the T.E. Lawrence Society (2012)
 
 
Recruitment in WWI

Callan, Patrick, ‘Recruiting for the British Army in Ireland during the First World War’, Irish Sword XVII, 66 (1987), pp. 42-56.

Denman, Terence, 'Sir Lawrence Parsons and the Raising of the 16th (Irish) Division, 1914-15', Irish Sword, 17 (1987-8), pp. 90-104.
Fitzpatrick, David, ‘The logic of collective sacrifice: Ireland and the British army, 1914-1918’, Historical Journal, 38, 4 (195), pp. 1017-30
McConnel, James, '"Recruiting Sergeants for John Bull"? Irish Nationalist MPs and Enlistment during the Early Months of the Great War', War in History, 14, 4 (2007), pp. 408-28
Pennell, Catriona, A Kingdom United: Popular Responses to the Outbreak of the First World War in Britain and Ireland (2012)
 
 

Discipline and Morale in WWI

Bowman, Timothy, Irish Regiments in the Great: Discipline and Morale (2003)

Lemisko, Lynn Speer, ‘Morale in the 16th (Irish) Division, 1916-1918’, Irish Sword, 20, 81 (1997), pp. 217-33

Putowski, Julian and Sykes, Julian, Shot at Dawn: Executions in World War One by Authority of the British Army Act, (1996)

Walker, Stephen, Forgotten Soldiers: The Irishmen Shot at Dawn (2007).

 

 

Home Front in WWI
Aan de Wiel, Jérôme. 'German Invasion and Spy Scares in Ireland, 1890s-1914: Between Fiction and Fact', Études Irlandaises, 37.1 (June 2012): pp. 25–40
Aan de Wiel, Jérôme, The Catholic Church in Ireland, 1914-1918: War and Politics (2003)
Cullen, Clara, ed., The World Upturning: Elsie Henry's Irish Wartime Diaries, 1913-1919 (2012)
Gregory, Adrian, The Last Great War: British Society and the First World War (2008)

Gregory, Adrian and Pašeta, Senia, eds, Ireland and the Great War: ‘A War to Unite Us All’? (2002)

Laragy, Georgina, ‘Narratives of poverty among Irish suicides between the Great Famine and the First World War’, in S.A. King, ed., Poverty and Sickness in Modern Europe: Narratives of the Sick and Poor, 1780-1938 (2012)

Laragy, Georgina, ‘The Cavan Workhouse, 1842-1922’ in Cavan Town, 1610-2010: A Brief History (2012)

Maume, Patrick, ‘The Irish Independent and the Ulster Crisis, 1912-21’, in G. George Boyce & Alan O’Day, eds, The Ulster Crisis, 1885-1921 (2006), pp. 202-228

Pennell, Catriona, A Kingdom United: Popular Responses to the Outbreak of the First World War in Britain and Ireland (2012)

 

 

Local History of WWI

Cousins, Colin, Armagh and the Great War (2011)

Cullen, Clara, ed., The World Upturning: Elsie Henry's Irish Wartime Diaries, 1913-1919 (2012)
Dennehy, John, In a Time of War: Life in an Irish County (2013)
Dooley, Thomas P., Irishmen or English Soldiers?  The Times and World of a Southern Catholic Man (1876-1916) Enlisting in the British Army During the First World War (1995)
Feeney, Michael, Remembering Mayo's Fallen Heroes (2008)
Fitzpatrick, David, Politics and Irish Life, 1913-1921: Provincial Experiences of War and Revolution (1977)
Grayson, Richard S., Belfast Boys: How Unionists and Nationalists Fought and Died Together in the First World War (2009)

Hall, Donal, World War I and Nationalist Politics in County Louth, 1914-1920 (2005)

Hartley, Tom, Written in Stone: The History of Belfast City Cemetery (2006)
Henry, William, Galway and the Great War (2006)

Hepburn, A.C., Catholic Belfast and Nationalist Ireland in the Era of Joe Devlin (2008)

Johnstone, Kevin, In the Shadows of Giants: A Social History of the Belfast Shipyards (2008).

Mercer, Eric, ‘For King, Country and a Shilling a Day: Belfast Recruiting Patterns in the Great War’, History Ireland 11, 4 (2003), pp. 29-33

Mercer, Eric, ‘For King, Country and a Shilling a Day: Recruitment in Belfast during the Great War, 1914 – 18’ (MA Dissertation, The Queen’s University Belfast. 1998)

Staunton, Martin, 'Kilrush, Co. Clare and the Royal Munster Fusiliers: The Experience of an Irish Town in the First World War', Irish Sword, 16, 65 (1986), pp. 268-272
Yeates, Pádraig, A City in Wartime: Dublin 1914-18 (2011)

 

Books of Honour and local listings

Bandon Memorial Committee, Bandon and District and the First World War (1996)
Beck, Eddie and Baird, Graeme, Ballyclare and District: Roll of Honour – World War I, World War II (2009)

Belfast Book of Honour Committee, Journey of Remembering: Belfast Book of Honour (2009)

Browne, Ger, The Great War, 1914-18: The Clare Dead WWI (2014)

Committee of the Irish National War Memorial, Ireland’s National War Memorial Records (1923) Available on CD Rom

Cookstown Borough Council, Cookstwon’s War Dead: 1914-18, 1939-45 (2007)

County Donegal Book of Honour Committee, County Donegal Book of Honour (2002)

Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Ireland, Roll of Honour: The Great War 1914-1919 (no date

Gregory, Kiara, World War I Irish Soldiers – Their Final Testament (2009) CD Rom

Guinness, Arthur, Son & Co, Ltd, Roll of Employees Who Served in His Majesty’s Naval, Military and Air Forces, 1914-1918 (no date)

Hall, Donal, The Unreturned Army: County Louth Dead in the Great War (2005)
Hennessey, Thomas F., The Great War 1914-1918: Bank of Ireland Staff, Service Record (1920)

Henry, William, Forgotten Heroes: Galway Soldiers of the Great War 1914-1918 (2007)

Kane, James S., Portadown Heroes: A Tribute to the Men Commemorated on Portadown War Memorial (2007)

Moffett, Colin, ed., Newry's War Dead (2002)

National Book of Honour Committee, Dublin City and County Book of Honour: The Great War, 1914-1918 (2003)

Presbyterian Historical Society of Ireland, The Presbyterian Church in Ireland: Roll of Honour, 1914-1919 (1921)

Thompson, Robert, Bushmills Heroes 1914-1918 (1995)

Thompson, Robert, Portrush Heroes 1914-1918 (2001)

Trinity College, War List, February 1922: Trinity College, University of Dublin (1922)

White, Gerry and O’Shea, eds., A Great Sacrifice: Cork Servicemen Who Died in the Great War (2010)

Wylly, H.C., Crown and Company: The Historical Records of the 2nd Batt. Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 1911-1922 (1925)

 
 
The War at Sea
Lecane, Philip, Torpedoed! The RMS Leinster Disaster (2005)
Molony, Senan, Lusitania: An Irish Tragedy (2004)
Nolan, Liam and Nolan, John E., Secret Victory: Ireland and the War at Sea (2009)
 
 

Irish Volunteers

6th Connaught Rangers Research Project, The 6th Connaught Rangers: Belfast Nationalists and the Great War (2008)

Denman, Terence, Ireland’s Unknown Soldiers: The 16th (Irish) Division in the Great War (1992)

Grayson, Richard S., Belfast Boys: How Unionists and Nationalists Fought and Died Together in the First World War (2009)

Hannon, Charles, ‘The Irish Volunteers and the Concepts of Military Service and defence 1913-1924’, (University College Dublin, unpublished PhD thesis, 1989)

 

 

Ulster Unionism and Ulster Volunteer Force

Bowman, Timothy, ‘The Ulster Volunteers 1913-1914: Force or Farce?’, History Ireland, 10, 1 (2002), pp. 43-47th

Bowman, Timothy Bowman, ‘The Ulster Volunteer Force, 1910-1920: New Perspectives’, in D. George Boyce and Alan O’Day, eds., The Ulster Crisis 1885-1921, (2006), pp. 247th-58.

Bowman, Timothy, Carson’s Army: The Ulster Volunteer Force, 1910-22 (2007)

Falls, Cyril, The History of the 36th ( Ulster) Division (1922)

Grayson, Richard S., Belfast Boys: How Unionists and Nationalists Fought and Died Together in the First World War (2009)

Lewis, Geoffrey, Carson: The Man Who Divided Ireland (2006)
Orr, Philip, The Road to the Somme: Men of the Ulster Division Tell Their Story (1987)

Stewart, A.T.Q., The Ulster Crisis: Resistance to Home Rule 1912-1914, (1967)

 

 

Home Rule and Nationalism

Denman, Terence, A Lonely Grave: The Life and Death of William Redmond (1995)

Finnan, Joseph, John Redmond and Irish Unity (2004).

Finnan, Joseph, ‘‘Let Irishmen come together in the Trenches’: John Redmond and Irish Party policy in the Great War, 1914-1918’, Irish Sword XXII, 88 (2000-1), pp. 174-92

Jackson, Alvin, Home Rule: An Irish History, 1800-2000 (2003)

Hepburn, A.C., Catholic Belfast and Nationalist Ireland in the Era of Joe Devlin (2008)

Lyons, J.B., The Enigma of Tom Kettle (1983)
McConnel, James, "Recruiting Sergeants for John Bull"? Irish Nationalist MPs and Enlistment during the Early Months of the Great War', War in History, 14, 4 (2007), pp. 408-28
McMahon, Sean, Wee Joe: The LIfe of Joseph Devlin (2011)

Meleady, Dermot, John Redmond: The National Leader (2013)

O'Brien, Paul, A Question of Duty: The Curragh Incident 1914 (2014)

Phoenix, Eamon, Northern Nationalism: Nationalist Politics, Partition and the Catholic Minority in Northern Ireland, 1890-1940 (1994)

Stewart, A.T.Q., The Ulster Crisis: Resistance to Home Rule 1914-1914, (1967)

Wheatley, Michael, Nationalism and the Irish Party, Provincial Ireland 1910-1916 (2005)

  

Rising, Revolution, Republicanism

Coleman, Marie, County Longford and the Irish Revolution, 1910-1923 (2002)
Connell, Joseph E.A., Jnr, Dublin in Rebellion: A Directory 1913-1923 (2006)

Coogan, Tim Pat, 1916: The Easter Rising (2001)

Cullen, Clara, ed., The World Upturning: Elsie Henry's Irish Wartime Diaries, 1913-1919 (2012)
Dolan, Anne, Commemorating the Irish Civil War: History and Memory (2006)
Dwyer, T. Ryle, Michael Collins and the Civil War (2012)
Eichenberg, Julia, “The Dark Side of Independence: Paramilitary Violence in Ireland and Poland After the First World War,” Contemporary European History 19.3 (2010), pp. 231–248
English, Richard, Irish Freedom: A History of Nationalism in Ireland (2007)

Fanning, Ronan, Fatal Path: British Government and Irish Revolution, 1910-1922 (2013)

Farry, Michael, Sligo: The Irish Revolution, 1912-23 (2012)

Fitzpatrick, David, Politics and Irish Life, 1913-1921: Provincial Experience of War and Revolution (1977)

Fitzpatrick, David, ed., Revolution? Ireland 1917-1923 (1990)
Fitzpatrick, David, ed., Terror in Ireland, 1916-1923 (2012)
Foy, Michael, and Barton, Brian, The Easter Rising (1999)
Hall, Donal, World War I and Nationalist Politics in County Louth, 1914-1920 (2005)
Hart, Peter, The IRA at War 1916-1923 (2003)
Henry, William, Blood for Blood: The Black and Tan War in Galway (2012)
Hopkinson, Michael, Green against Green: The Irish Civil War (1988)
Hopkinson, Michael, The Irish War of Independence (2002)

Irish Times, 1916 Rebellion Handbook, (1916)

Jeffery, Keith, The GPO and the Easter Rising (2006)

Kautt, W.H., Ground Truths: British Army Operations in the Irish War of Independence (2013)

Kelly, D.J., Running with Crows: The Life and Death of a Black and Tan (2013)

Kildea, Jeff, ‘Called to arms: Australian soldiers in the Easter Rising 1916’, Journal of the Australian War Memorial, 39 (Oct. 2003)

Kleinrichert, Denise, Republican Internment and the Prison Ship Argenta 1922 (2001)

Laffan, Michael, The Resurrection of Ireland: The Sinn Féin Party, 1916-1923 (2005)

Leeson, D.M., The Black and Tans: British Police and Auxiliaries in the Irish War of Independence, 1920-1921 (2012)
Leonard, Jane, ‘Getting them at last: the IRA and ex-servicemen’, in David Fitzpatrick, ed., Revolution? Ireland 1917-1923 (1990), pp. 118-29

Leonard, Jane, ‘The Reaction of Irish Officers in the British Army to the Easter Rising of 1916’, in Cecil, Hugh & Liddle, Peter H., eds., Facing Armageddon: the First World War Experienced (1996), pp. 256-68.

Lynch, Robert, The Northern IRA and the Early Years of Partition, 1920-1922 (2006)

Matthews, Ann, Renegades: Irish Republican Women, 1900-1922 (2010)
Matthews, Ann, Dissidents: Irish Republican Women, 1923-1941 (2012)
McDermott, Jim, Northern Divisions: the Old IRA and the Belfast Pogroms 1920-22 (2001)

McGarry, Fearghal, Rebels: Voices from the Easter Rising (2011)

McGarry, Fearghal, The Rising - Ireland: Easter 1916 (2010)

O’Brien, Paul, Uncommon Valour: 1916 & the Battle for the South Dublin Union (2006)
O’Brien, Paul, Blood on the Streets 1916 and the Battle for Mount Street Bridge (2008)
O’Brien, Paul, Crossfire: The Battle for the Four Courts, 1916 (2012)
O’Brien, Paul, Field of Fire: The Battle of Ashbourne, 1916 (2012)
O'Brien, Paul, Shootout: The Battle for St Stephen's Green, 1916 (2013)

Ó Comhraí, Cormac, Revolution in Connacht: A Photographic History 1913-23 (2013)

O'Malley, Cormac and Ó Comhraí, Cormac, The Men Will Talk to Me: Galway Interviews by Ernie O'Malley (2013)

Parkinson, Alan F., Belfast’s Unholy War: The Troubles of the 1920s (2004)

Taylor, Paul, ‘Heroes or Traitors? Public Reaction to Returning Irish Soldiers from World War One’, (MA Dissertation, University College London, 2008).

Townshend, Charles, Easter 1916: The Irish Rebellion (2005)

Townshend, Charles, The Republic: The Fight for Irish Independence, 1918-1923 (2013)

Yeates, Pádraig, Lockout: Dublin 1913 (2000)

Yeates, Pádraig, A City in Wartime: Dublin 1914-18 (2011)
Yeates, Pádraig, A City in Turmoil: Dublin 1919-21 (2012)
 

 

Memory and Remembrance

Dolan, Anne, Commemorating the Irish Civil War: History and Memory (2006).

Collins, Jude, ed., Whose Past Is It Anyway? The Ulster Covenant, the Easter Rising & the Battle of the Somme (2012)
Githen-Mazer, Jonathan, Myths and Memories of the Easter Rising: Cultural and Political Nationalism in Ireland (2006)
Graff-McRae, Rebecca, Remembering and Forgetting 1916: Commemoration and Conflict in Post-Peace Process Ireland (2010)
Graham, B. and Shirlow, P., ‘The Battle of the Somme in Ulster memory and identity’, Political Geography, 21 (2002), pp. 881-904

Grayson, Richard S., Belfast Boys: How Unionists and Nationalists Fought and Died Together in the First World War (2009)

Grayson, Richard S., 'Veterans as Victims: The Experiences and Rediscovery of Irish Nationalists in the British Military in 1914-1918', in Lesley Lelourec and Gráinne O'Keeffe-Vigneron, eds., Ireland and Victims (2012), pp. 43-57
Gregory, Adrian, The Silence of Memory: Armistice Day 1919-1946 (1994)
Higgins, Roisín, Transforming 1916: Meaning, Memory and the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Easter Rising (2012)
Johnson, Nuala C., ‘Memorialising and Marking the Great War: Belfast Remembers’, in Frederick W. Boal and Stephen A. Royle, Enduring City: Belfast in the Twentieth Century (2006), pp. 207-220

Johnson, Nuala C., Ireland, the Great War and the Geography of Remembrance (2007)

Kildea, Jeff, ‘Who Fears to Speak of ‘14-‘18: Remembrance of World War I in Ireland and Australia’, in Laurence M. Geary and Andrew J. McCarthy, eds., Ireland, Australia and New Zealand: History, Politics and Culture, ( Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2008), pp. 240-256

Leonard, Jane, ‘“Lest we forget”’, in Fitzpatrick, David, ed., Ireland and the First World War (1988), pp. 59-68

Leonard, Jane, ‘Facing the “Finger of Scorn”: Veterans’ Memories of Ireland after the Great War, in Magennis, Eoin and O’Doibhlin, Cronan eds., World War One and its Impacts (2005), pp. 87-107.

Leonard, Jane, ‘The Twinge of Memory: Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday in Dublin since 1919’, in Richard English and Graham Walker, eds., Unionism in Modern Ireland: New Perspectives on Politics and Culture (1996), pp. 99-114 McBride, Ian, History and Memory in Modern Ireland (2001).

McIntosh, Gillian, The Force of Culture: Unionist Identities in Twentieth-Century Ireland (1999) Moore, Steven, The Irish on the Somme: A Battlefield Guide to the Irish Regiments in the Great War and the Monuments in their Memory (2005) Morrissey, John, ‘A Lost Heritage: The Connaught Rangers and Multivocal Irishness’, in Mark McCarthy, ed., Ireland’s Heritage: Critical perspectives on Memory and Identity (2005), pp. 71-87

Myers, Jason, The Great War and Memory in Irish Culture, 1918-2010 (2012)Sakai, Tomoko, ‘Trans-Generational Memory: Narratives of World Wars in Post-Conflict Northern Ireland’, Sociological Research Online, 14, 5 (2009).

Switzer, Catherine, Unionists and Great War Commemoration in the North of Ireland 1914-39: People, Places and Politics (2007)

 

 
Novels 
Barrington, Margaret, My Cousin Justin (1939)
Barry, Sebastian, A Long, Long Way (2005)
Hinkson, Pamela, The Ladies' Road (1932)
Johnston, Jennifer, How Many Miles to Babylon? (1974)
MacGill, Patrick, The Amateur Army (1915)
MacGill, Patrick, The Red Horizon (1916)
MacGill, Patrick, The Great Push (1916)
MacGill, Patrick, The Brown Brethren (1917)
MacGill, Patrick, Fear (1921)
O'Flaherty, Liam, Return of the Brute (1929)
Phelan, Tom, The Canal Bridge (2005)
 
 
Plays
Barry, Sebastian, The Steward of Christendom (1995)
Bolger, Dermot, Walking the Road (2007)
McCall, Felicity, We Were Brothers (2009)
McGuinness, Frank, Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme (1985)
O'Casey, Sean, The Shadow of a Gunman (1923)
O'Casey, Sean, Juno and the Paycock (1924)
O'Casey, Sean, The Plough and the Stars (1926)
O'Casey, Sean, The Silver Tassie (1928)
Robinson, Lennox, The Big House (1926)
 
 
Studies and Collections of Irish Literature from WWI 

Brearton, Fran, The Great War in Irish Poetry: W.B. Yeats to Michael Longley (2000)

Dawe, Gerald, ed., Earth Voices Whispering: An Anthology of Irish War Poetry (2008)