History of Irish newspapers – Reading list

This reading list consists primarily, but not exclusively, of articles addressing the first seventy-five years of the 19th century.

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Andrews, Ann. Newspapers and Newsmakers: The Dublin Nationalist Press in the Mid-Nineteenth Century. Liverpool University Press, 2014.

*Anton, Brigitte. "Women of the Nation." History Ireland. Vol. 1, No. 3 (1993), pp. 34-37.

*Archbold, Johanna. "Periodical Reaction: The effect of the 1798 Rebellion and the 1800 Act of Union on the Irish monthly periodical." In John Hinks and Catherine Armstrong (eds.), Book trade connections from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries (London: British Library, 2008).

*Ballantyne, Tony. "Print, politics and Protestantism in an imperial context: New Zealand, c.1769-1870." In Hiram Morgan (ed.) Information Media and Power Throughout the Ages (Dublin: UCD Press, 2001).

Barker, Hannah, and Simon Burrows, eds. Press, Politics and the Public Sphere in Europe and North America, 1760–1820. Cambridge University Press, 2002.

*Barnard, Toby. "Print Culture, 1700–1800." In Raymond Gillespie and Andrew Hadfield (eds.) The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Vol. III: The Irish Book in English, 1550-1800 (Oxford University Press, 2006).

*Bourke, Angela. "Reading a woman’s death: colonial text and oral tradition in nineteenth-century Ireland." Feminist Studies, Vol. 21, No. 3 (1995), pp. 553-86.

Brake, Laurel, and Marysa Demoor, eds. Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century Journalism in Great Britain and Ireland. Ghent, Belgium: Academia Press, and The British Library, 2009.

*Breathnach, Ciara, and David Butler. " Death Notices and Obituaries in Provincial Irish Newspapers, 1820-1900." In James Kelly, Mary Ann Lyons (eds.), Death and dying in Ireland, Britain and Europe: historical perspectives (Sallins, co. Kildare: Irish Academic Press, 2013).

*Breathnach, Ciara, and Catherine Lawless, eds. Visual, Material & Print Culture in Nineteenth Century Ireland. Dublin: Four Courts, 2010.

*Brillman, M.L. "Loyalty and Repeal: The Nation, 1842–6." In Kevin Rafter (ed.), Irish Journalism Before Independence: More a disease than a profession (Manchester University Press, 2011).

*Brodie, Malcolm. The Tele: A History of the Belfast Telegraph. Belfast: Blackstaff Press, 1995.

Brown, Terence. The Irish Times: 150 Years of Influence. London & New York: Bloomsbury Continuum, 2015.

*Browne, Henry. "Document study: the Northern Star, English chartism and Irish politics, 1845–48." Saothar: Journal of the Irish Labour History Society. Vol. 29 (2004), pp. 67-76.

*Butler, Richard J. "British Solutions to Irish Problems: Representations of Ireland in the British Architectural Press, 1837–1853." Victorian Periodicals Review. Vol. 47, No. 4 (Winter 2014), pp. 577-596.

*Cullen, Fintan. "Visual parody and political commentary: John Doyle and Daniel O’Connell." In Ciaran O’Neill (ed.), Irish Elites in the Nineteenth Century (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2013).

*de Nie, Michael. "The Famine, Irish Identity, and the British Press." Irish Studies Review. Vol 6, No. 1 (1998), pp. 27-36.

*Farrell, Elaine. "A Most Diabolical Deed:" Infanticide and Irish Society, 1850–1900. Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press, 2013.

*Foley, Michael. "Colonialism and Journalism in Ireland." Journalism Studies. Vol. 5, No. 3 (2004), pp. 373-385.

*Foley, Michael. Death in Every Paragraph: Journalism & The Great Irish Famine. Connecticut: Quinnipiac University Press, 2015.

*Foley, Rachel. "Representing the great Irish famine." In Maebh O’Regan (ed.), Thoughtlines 7: An Anthology of Research. Dublin: National College of Art & Design, 2004.

*Foley, Timothy P. "Public sphere and domestic circle: gender and political economy in nineteenth-century Ireland." In Margaret Kelleher and James H. Murphy (eds.), Gender Perspectives in Nineteenth-Century Ireland: Public and Private Spheres. Blackrock, co. Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1997.

*Hall, Wayne. "A Tory periodical in a time of famine: the Dublin University Magazine, 1845-1850." In Arthur Gribben (ed.), The great famine and the Irish diaspora in America. Amherst, Massachusetts: University of Massachusetts Press, 1999.

*Harvey, Louis-Georges. "'L’exception irlandaise:' la représentation de l’Irlande et des Irlandais dans la presse anglophone du Bas-Canada, 1823-1836." Les Cahiers des Dix. Vol. 65 (2011), pp. 117-139.

*Hayley, Barbara. "'Reading and thinking nation:' periodicals as the voice of nineteenth century Ireland." In Barbara Hayley and Edna McKay (eds.), Three hundred years of Irish periodicals. Dublin: Association of Irish Learned Journals; Gigginstown, Co. Westmeath: Lilliput Press, 1987.

*Hayley, Barbara, and Enda McKay. 300 Years of Irish Periodicals. Mullingar: Association of Irish Learned Journals, Lilliput Press, 1987.

*Heatley, Fred. "Ulster's historical journals." Linen Hall Review. Vol. 1, No. 2 (1984), pp. 28-30.

*Inglis, Brian. The Freedom of the Press in Ireland, 1784–1841. London: Faber and Faber, 1954.

*Kavanagh, Robin J. "Stereo-typed to stereotype – Illustrations, 'the most influential novelty' of the nineteenth-century Irish and British press." In María José Carrera, Anunciación Carrera, Enrique Cámara and Celsa Dapía (eds.), The Irish knot: Essays on Imaginary/Real Ireland. Valladolid: Universidad de Valladolid, 2008.

*Kelly, Matthew. "Irish Nationalist Opinion and the British Empire in the 1850s and 1860s." Past & Present. Vol. 204 (2009), pp. 127-54.

Kilpatrick, Alison. "Biographical sketch of John Thompson (1815–1880), the first editor and proprietor of The Armagh Guardian." The Armagh Guardian, 1844–1852. Vol. I. Births, Marriages, and Deaths. 2nd ed. St. Thomas, Ontario: Quercus Arborealis Publications, 2015.

Legg, Marie-Louise. Newspapers and Nationalism: The Irish Provincial Press, 1850–1892. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 1999.

*Linsey, Kiera. "'The Absolute Distress of Females:" Irish Abduction and the British Newspapers, 1800 to 1850." The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History. Vol. 42, No. 4 (2014), pp. 625-644.

*Mac Annaidh, Séamas. Fermanagh Books, Writers and Newspapers of the Nineteenth Century. Enniskillen and Belfast:: Marmara Denizi, 1999.

Madden, Richard Robert. The History of Irish Periodical Literature. Vols. I and II. London: T.C. Newby, 1867.

*McMahon, Cian T. The Global Dimensions of Irish Identity: Race, Nation, and the Popular Press, 1840-1880. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: University of North Carolina Press, 2015.

*Morrison, Valérie. "Visual Representations of the Great Famine, 1845–2010."  Revue Française de Civilisation Britannique. Vol. 19, No. 2 (2014), pp. 173-193.

Munter, Robert. The History of the Irish Newspaper 1685–1760. Cambridge University Press, 1967.

Ó Ciosáin, Niall. Ireland in Official Print Culture 1800–1850. Oxford University Press, 2014.

Ó Ciosáin, Niall. Print and Popular Culture in Ireland 1750–1850. Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1997.

O'Connell, Maurice R. Irish Politics and Social Conflict in the Age of the American Revolution. University of Philadelphia Press, 1965.

Potter, Simon James. Newspapers and Empire in Ireland and Britain: Reporting the British Empire, c.1857–1921. Dublin: Four Courts, 2004.

*Rafter, Kevin. "The Irish edition – from 'filthy scandal sheet' to 'old friend' of the Taoiseach." In Laurel Brake, C. Kaul, M. W. Turner (eds.), "Journalism for the Rich, Journalism for the Poor." The News of the World and the British Press, 1843-2011. London: Palgrave, 2016.

Strachan, John, and Claire Nally. Advertising, Literature, and Print Culture in Ireland, 1891–1922. Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

The Newspaper Press of the Present Day. Ch. IX, Newspaper Press in Ireland, &c. London: Saunders, Otley & Co., 1860 (pp. 106–11).

*Webb, T. "'A great theatre of outrage and disorder:' figuring Ireland in the Edinburgh Review, 1802-29." In Massimiliano Demata and Duncan Wu (eds.), British Romanticism and the Edinburgh Review: Bicentenary Essays. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.

*Williams, Leslie A. Daniel O’Connell, the British Press and the Irish Famine: Killing Remarks. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2003.

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* References obtained from "The Irish Bibliography of Press History (IBPH)." Newspaper and Periodical History Forum of Ireland. Online at http://newspapersperiodicals.org/bibliography/ (accessed 2016-09-07).

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