Dining for Ireland?
Michael Brown (University of Aberdeen)
A review of
Martyn J. Powell, The Politics of Consumption in Eighteenth-Century Ireland
(Macmillan: Houndsmills, 2005), ISBN: 978-0333973554, viii +293pp

Who Fears to Write of Ninety-Eight?
Stephen Dornan (University of Aberdeen)
A review of
Andrew James, The Nabob: A Tale of Ninety-Eight, notes and afterword by John Wilson Foster (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2006), 178pp, ISBN: 1-85182-961-x

Lowland Presbyterian Unionist Politicians and the Union
Daniel MacCannell (University of Aberdeen)
A review of
Christopher A. Whatley, with Derek J. Patrick, The Scots and the Union (Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, 2006/2007), ISBN 978 0 7486 3470 5, xvi+424pp.

More than a Province of the Mind
Johanna Archbald (Trinity College Dublin)
A review of
Richard B. Sher, The Enlightenment and the Book: Scottish Authors and their Publishers in Eighteenth-Century Britain, Ireland, and America (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007), ISBN: 0-226-75252-6, xxvi+815pp.

A Tale of Two Countries
Rosalyn Trigger (University of Aberdeen)
A review of
Malcolm Campbell, Ireland’s New Worlds: Immigrants, Politics, and Society in the United States and Australia, 1815-1922 (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2008), ISBN 978-0-299-22330-2, xiv + 249 pp.

It Is Not Enough to Have Written the Thing
Margaret Maxwell (University of Aberdeen)
A Review of
Melissa Sihra, ed., Women in Irish Drama: A Century of Authorship and Representation (Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan, 2007) ISBN-13: 978-0-230-00647-8, ISBN-10: 0-230-00647-7, xix + 341pp.

The Importance of not being Over-Earnest
Isobel Murray (University of Aberdeen)
A review of
Alexandra Warwick, Oscar Wilde (Northcote/British Council: Tavistock, 2007), ISBN 978-0-7463-1139-4, x+102pp.

Digging New Ground?
Sukanya Basu (University of Aberdeen)
A Review of
Ashby. B. Crowder and Jason. D. Hall, eds.,
Seamus Heaney: Poet, Critic, Translator, (Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan, 2007), ISBN-13: 978-0-230-00342-2, ISBN-10: 0-230-00342-7, xii + 214pp

‘Not not the “real” James Kelman’
Paul Shanks (University of Aberdeen)
A Review of
Simon KÅ‘vesi, James Kelman (Manchester University Press, 2007), ISBN 978-0-7190-7096-9, xiv + 210pp

A Sporting Challenge?
Neal Garnham (University of Ulster)
Review of
Tom Hunt, Sport and Society in Victorian Ireland: The Case of Westmeath (Cork: Cork University Press, 2007), ISBN 978-185918-415-8, 374pp.

Kings and Demons
William G. Naphy (University of Aberdeen)
A review of
Brian Levack, Witch-Hunting in Scotland: Law, Politics and Religion (Routledge; Oxford, 2008). ISBN (13): 978-0-415-39943-2 (pbk); 217pp.

William G. Naphy
University of Aberdeen
A review of
Brian Levack, Witch-Hunting in Scotland: Law, Politics and Religion (Routledge: London, 2008). ISBN (13): 978-0-415-39943-2, 217pp.

‘Who are these people?’
Marnie Hay (Trinity College Dublin)
A Review of
David A. Wilson (ed.), The Orange Order in Canada (Four Courts Press: Dublin, 2007), ISBN978-1-84682-077-9, 213pp.

Still in search of liberty
Nicholas Allen (NUI Galway)
A Review of
Karen Steele, Women, Press and Politics During the Irish Revival (Syracuse UP, 2007), ISBN10 0815631170, 273pp

Where was British Romanticism?
Joep Leerssen (Universiteit van Amsterdam)
A Review of
Murray Pittock, Scottish and Irish Romanticism (Oxford University Press; Oxford, 2008), ISBN978-0-19-923279-6, 292 pp.