Recently published books of Irish and Irish American interest. ℘℘℘ Ireland’s Immortals: A History of the Gods of Irish Myth By Mark Williams In the midst of the Celtic Revival of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, W.B. Yeats implored his Irish literary compatriots to “go where Homer went.” It was an audacious urging,Read more..
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NON-FICTION The Irish cop is no stereotype. As authors Thomas Reppetto and James Lardner show, in their informative new history NYPD: A City and Its Police, the Irish have played an integral role on New York City’s police force since its creation in 1844. By the mid- 1880s, the authors write, one survey “found thatRead more..