'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.
‘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
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