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Goodbye to Catholic Ireland

Goodbye to Catholic Ireland
  • Goodbye to Catholic Ireland by Mary Kenny

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'She says "Goodbye" with regret, but with style' - Irish Independent

'Learned and lively' - The New York Review of Books

'Written with a strong feeling for the essential femininity of Catholicsm' - The Irish Times

Completely revised and updated, this new edition of Goodbye to Catholic Ireland – originally published in the Nineties – is more than just a social history of twentieth century Ireland. Written in Mary Kenny’s inimitable style her polemical and erudite narrative draws on a wide variety of sources to challenge the simplistic image of Ireland as a society controlled by the Church/

An entirely new section contains a variety of views on the legacy of Catholic Ireland through interviews with John Banville, Edna O’Brien, Tony O’Reilly, Pierce Brosnan, Andrea Corr and Maeve Binchy among others.

Reviews:

‘She says “Goodbye” with regret, but with style’ – Irish Independent

‘Learned and lively’ – The New York Review of Books

‘Written with a strong feeling for the essential femininity of Catholicsm’ – The Irish Times

 

Author

Mary Kenny

Format

C-format Paperback

Extent

256

ISBN

978-1-90260-226-4

Release Date

23-06-2000

Additional Information

Weight .436 g
Dimensions .215 x .135 x ..025 mm

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