Volume 9

AJIS Volume 9 (2009): Contents

Tribute to George Watson

  • George Watson (1942–2009) Philip Bull
  • Identity in the Work of George Watson Ann Blake
  • Identity in George Watson’s Irish Identity and the Literary Revival Philip Bull


  • The Use of the Pseudonym ‘Thornton MacMahon’ by the Young Irelander, Margaret Callan Anne MacCarthy
  • Joseph Napier and the Irish Land Bills of 1852 Andrew Shields
  • ‘Not the very lowest and poorest classes’: Irish Female Assisted Immigration to Australia in the 1830s Elizabeth Rushen
  • The Commodification of Texts for the Irish Colonial Reader: a Survey of Market Practice, 1840–1900 Kevin Molloy
  • Nicholas O’Donnell: ‘Australian born…but a good Irish scholar’ Val Noone
  • Australia’s Irish Place Names Dymphna Lonerga


  • Fr William Hackett, Playing Providence: a Jesuit in Limerick, 1914–21 Brenda Niall

Book reviews

  • Geraldine Stout and Matthew Stout, Newgrange. Pamela O’Neill
  • Katrina Burge ed. Vikings and their Enemies. Clare Downham
  • Robin Chapman Stacey, Dark Speech. Pamela O’Neill
  • Philip O’Sullivan Beare, The Natural History of Ireland. Thomas Herron
  • John Crowley and John Sheehan, The Iveragh Peninsula Margaret Coffey
  • Charlie Dillon and Rióna Ní Fhrighil (eds), Aistruí Éireann. Nicholas M. Wolf
  • Timothy McMahon, Grand Opportunity. Frances Devlin-Glass
  • Ivor Browne, Music and Madness. Dolly McKinnon
  • Fintan Vallely, Tuned Out. Dolly McKinnon
  • Lyndon Fraser, Castles of Gold. Lindsay Proudfoot
  • Patrick Fitzgerald and Brian Lambkin, Migration in Irish History.Angela McCarthy
  • Mary Ryllis Clarke, Loreto in Australia. Rosa MacGinley
  • Daire Keogh, Edmund Rice. Val Noone
  • Brenda Niall, The Riddle of Father Hackett. Edmund Campion