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Dissecting Irish Politics
Essays in Honour of Brian Farrell

Tom Garvin (editor)
Maurice Manning (editor)
Richard Sinnott (editor)
Publication date:
24th May 2004

Author Biography

Tom Garvin is Professor of Politics at University College Dublin; Maurice Manning is currently President of the Irish Human Rights Commission and was formerly a lecturer in politics at University College Dublin, a member of Dail Eireann and Leader of Seanad Eireann; Richard Sinnott is a Professor of Politics at University College Dublin


Essays by leading academic, political and media figures in honour of Brian Farrell, the well-known political interviewer and former member of the Department of Politics, in celebration of his 75th birthday in 2004. The essays cover aspects of history of Irish democracy, the role of government institutions and their relations with Europe, government finance, the party system, political campaigning for elections and referendums, the lobby system and government relations with the media.