The Republic (Allen Lane. 2016)
One hundred years after Ireland's 1916 Rising, the revolt that ultimately led to independence, who are the Irish and what has become of the republic they made? Seamus Murphy digs deep to discover the forces and mysteries that drive, and have often beguiled, the country since its birth.
"Another Ireland is evoked, a still tentative place edging its way towards an uncertain future once again." Sean O’Hagan. The Observer.