Other publications


A. Major Articles and Book Chapters

B. Shorter Articles

C. Book Reviews


A. Major Articles and Book Chapters by Fintan Lane

1. ‘The lessons of history: James Connolly and Irish historiography’ (forthcoming: more info later) 

2. ‘William Thompson, bankruptcy and the west Cork estate, 1808-1834′ (scheduled for publication in the May 2014 volume of Irish Historical Studies: more info later)

3. ‘William Upton, leadership and labourers during the Irish land war, 1880-83′ in John Cunningham and Emmet O’Connor (eds), Studies in Irish Radical Leadership (Manchester: Manchester University Press, forthcoming in 2014)

4. ‘Benjamin Pelin, the Knights of the Plough and social radicalism, 1852-1934′ in Brian Casey (ed.), Defying the Law of the Land: Agrarian Radicals in Irish History (Dublin: The History Press, 2013), pp 176-200.

5. ‘James Connolly’s Labour in Irish History’ in Fiona Dukelow and Orla O’Donovan (eds), Mobilising Classics: Reading Radical Writing in Ireland (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2010), pp 38-53.

6. ‘William Thompson, class and his Irish context, 1775-1833′ in Fintan Lane (ed.), Politics, Society and the Middle Class in Modern Ireland (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010), pp 21-47.

7. ‘Michael Davitt and the Irish working class’ in Fintan Lane and Andrew Newby (eds), Michael Davitt: New Perspectives (Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2009), pp 75-98.

8. ‘Envisaging labour history: some reflections on Irish historiography and the working class’ in Francis Devine, Fintan Lane and Niamh Puirseil (eds), Essays in Irish Labour History (Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2008), pp 9-25.

9. ‘Rural labourers, social change and politics in late nineteenth-century Ireland’ in Fintan Lane and Donal O Drisceoil (eds), Politics and the Irish Working Class, 1830-1945 (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005), pp 113-39.

10. ‘Contradicting the Bolsheviks: Anton Pannekoek and European Marxism’ (review article) in Saothar, vol. 30 (2005), pp 103-13.

11. ‘P.F. Johnson, nationalism and Irish rural labourers, 1869-1882′ in Irish Historical Studies, vol. xxxiii, no. 130 (November 2002), pp 191-208.

12. ‘Music and violence in working-class Cork: the “band nuisance”, 1879-1882′ in Saothar, vol. 24 (1999), pp 17-31.


B. Shorter Articles by Fintan Lane

1. Entry on Eugene Crean (1854–1939), home rule MP, in James McGuire and James Quinn (eds), Dictionary of Irish Biography, vol. 2 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009), pp 984-5.

2. ‘The origins of Irish road bowling’ in Evening Echo, 20 November 2009.

3. Entry on Roger Casement (1864–1916) in Immanuel Ness (ed.), International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest (New York: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009), pp 619–20.

4. ‘”Practical anarchists, we”: social revolutionaries in Dublin, 1885–87’, in History Ireland, vol. 16, no. 2 (2008), pp 16–21. This article can be read online here.

5. ‘Musical bands and local identities’ in John Crowley et al (eds), Atlas of Cork City (Cork: Cork University Press, 2005), pp 209–12.

6. ‘”Fight on to the last man”: A letter to Liam Lynch, March 1923’, Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society, vol. 108 (2003), pp 159-62.

7. ‘Miriam Daly, 1935–80’, Saothar, vol. 27 (2002), pp 101–2.

8. ‘William Upton, 1845–1925’, Saothar, vol. 26 (2001), pp 87–8.

9. ‘James Connolly’s 1901 census return’, Saothar, vol. 25 (2000), pp 103–6.

10. ‘William Morris and Irish politics’, History Ireland, vol. 8, no. 1 (2000), pp 22–5.       This article can be read online here. For a related letter by the author on ‘William Morris in Ireland’ in History Ireland, vol. 8, no. 3 (2000), see here.

11. ‘The Parnellite connection: Daniel John Hishon and the Joyces’, James Joyce Quarterly, vol. 37, no. 1 (1999), pp 225–8.


C. Book Reviews by Fintan Lane

1. Review of Emmet O’Connor, A Labour History of Ireland, 1824–2000 (Dublin, 2011) in History Ireland, vol. 21, no. 4, July/August 2013.

2. Review of Thomas J. Morrissey, William O’Brien, 1881–1968 (Dublin, 2007) and Adrian Grant, Irish Socialist Republicanism, 1909–36 (Dublin, 2012) in Irish Economic and Social History, vol. xxxx (2013).

3. Review of Fergus Campbell, The Irish Establishment, 1879–1914 (Oxford, 2009) in Saothar, vol. 35 (2010).

4. Review of Charlie McGuire, Roddy Connolly and the Struggle for Socialism in Ireland (Cork, 2008), in Irish Review, vol. ?? (2009).

5. Review of Niamh Puirseil, The Irish Labour Party, 1922–73 (Dublin, 2007) in Irish Historical Studies, vol. xxxvi, no. 141 (2008).

6. Review of Barry McLoughlin, Left to the Wolves: Irish Victims of Stalinist Terror (Dublin, 2007) in Irish Democrat, September 2008. The review can be read online here.

7. Review of Caitriona Clear, Social Change and Everyday Life in Ireland, 1850-1922 (Manchester, 2007) in Saothar, vol. 33 (2008).

8. Review of Laurence Marley, Michael Davitt: Freelance Radical and Frondeur (Dublin, 2007) and Andrew Newby, Ireland, Radicalism and the Scottish Highlands, c.1870-1912 (Edinburgh, 2007) in Saothar, vol. 33 (2008).

9. Review of Donal Nevin, James Connolly: ‘A Full Life’ (Dublin, 2005) and Donal Nevin (ed.), James Larkin: Lion of the Fold (Dublin, 2006 edn) in Irish Economic and Social History, vol. xxxiv (2007).

10. Review of Robert Lynch, The Northern IRA and the Early Years of Partition, 1920–1922 (Dublin, 2006) in Irish Democrat, July 2007. The review can be read online here.

11. Review of Laurence Marley, Michael Davitt: Freelance Radical and Frondeur (Dublin, 2007) in Resistance, July/August 2007.

12. Review of Fearghal McGarry, Eoin O’Duffy: A Self-Made Hero (Oxford, 2005) in Irish Democrat, April/May 2006. The review can be read online here.

13. Review of David Lynch, Radical Politics in Modern Ireland: the Irish Socialist Republican Party, 1896–1904 (Dublin, 2005) in History Ireland, vol. 13, no. 3, May 2005. The review can be read online here.

14. Review of Emmet O’Connor, Reds and the Green: Ireland, Russia and the Communist Internationals, 1919–43 (Dublin, 2004) and Adrian Hoar, In Green and Red: the Lives of Frank Ryan (Dingle, 2004) in Irish Economic and Social History, vol. xxxii (2005).

15. Review of Hugh Geraghty, William Patrick Partridge and his Times, 1874–1917 (Dublin, 2003) in Saothar, vol. 29 (2004).

16. Review of David Murphy, Ireland and the Crimean War (Dublin, 2002) in Irish Economic and Social History, vol. xxxi (2004).

17. Review of Michael Davitt, Jottings in Solitary (Dublin, 2003) in Irish Economic and Social History, vol. xxxi (2004).

18. Review of Cormac Levis, Towelsail Yawls: The Lobsterboats of Heir Island and Roaringwater Bay (Ardfield, 2002) in Saothar, vol. 28 (2003).

19. Review of William Thompson, An Inquiry into the Principles of the Distribution of Wealth (Chestnut Hill, MA, 2001) and Henry George, The Irish Land Question (Chestnut Hill, MA, 2001) in Irish Economic and Social History, vol. xxx (2003).

20. Review of Marilyn Silverman, An Irish Working Class: Explorations in Political Economy and Hegemony, 1800-1950 (Toronto, 2001) in Labour/Le Travail, vol. 50 (2002).

21. Review of Peter Jupp and Eoin Magennis (eds), Crowds in Ireland, c.1720-1920 (Basingstoke, 2000) and Pádraig Yeates, Lockout: Dublin, 1913 (Dublin, 2000) in Irish Economic and Social History, vol. xxix (2002).

22. Review of Jim MacLaughlin, Reimagining the Nation-State: The Contested Terrains of Nation-Building (London, 2001) in Irish Economic and Social History, vol. xxix (2002).

23. Review of Carla King (ed.), Michael Davitt: Collected Writings, 1868–1906, 8 vols (Bristol, 2001) in Saothar, vol. 27 (2002).

24. Review of Colin Rynne, The Industrial Archaeology of Cork City and its Environs (Dublin, 1999) in Irish Economic and Social History, vol. xxviii (2001).

25. Review of Francis Devine (ed.), An Index to Saothar and other ILHS Publications, 1973-2000 (Dublin, 2000) in Saothar, vol. 26 (2001).

26. Review of Brian Barton and Michael Foy, The Easter Rising (London, 1999) and Keith Jeffery (ed.), Arthur and Mary Louisa Hamilton Norway, The Sinn Fein Rebellion as They Saw It (Dublin, 1999) in Saothar, vol. 25 (2000).

27. Review of William Thompson, Appeal (1825) (Cork, 1997) and Dolores Dooley, Equality in Community: Sexual Equality in the Writings of William Thompson and Anna Doyle Wheeler (Cork, 1996) in the Southern Star, 18 January 1998.