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Tim Pat Coogan

Tim Pat Coogan is Ireland's best known historical writer. His books include the pioneering study Ireland Since The Rising and best-selling biographies of Michael Collins and Eamon De Valera.

Get Tim Pat's perspective on Irish history and politics by checking out his Blog and archived articles and interviews.

'The IRA'  by Tim Pat Coogan 'On The Blanket - The Inside Story of the IRA prisoners 'dirty' protest' by Tim Pat Coogan 'Michael Collins: a biography' by Tim Pat Coogan 'De Valera: Long Fellow, Long Shadow' by Tim Pat Coogan 'The Troubles: Ireland's Ordeal 1966-1996 and the Search for Peace' by Tim Pat Coogan 'Wherever Green Is Worn: The Story of the Irish Diaspora' by Tim Pat Coogan 'The Famine Plot' by Tim Pat Coogan '1916: The Easter Rising'  by Tim Pat Coogan 'Ireland in the 20th Century'  by Tim Pat Coogan


Tim Pat Coogan's 1916: The Mornings After was published on 22nd October 2015

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"A strongly personal perspective on the Irish century that followed the Rising - charting a flawed history that is marked as much by complacency, corruption and institutional and clerical abuse, as it is by the sacrifices and nation-building achievements of the Republic's founding fathers."

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