History, Patriotism, and the Poor
Ian Campbell (University College Dublin)
A review of
Mark Williams and S. P. Forest (eds.) Constructing the Past: Writing Irish History 1600-1800 (Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2010) ISBN 978-1-84383-573-8, Hardback, 205pp £55.

The richest man in Ireland
Raymond Whelan (Aberdeen)
A Review of
Patrick Walsh, The Making of the Irish Protestant Ascendancy The Life of William Conolly 1662-1729 (Boydell; Woodbridge, 2010, x + 229pp, ISBN 978-1-84383-584-4).