Fearghal McGarry is professor of Modern Irish History at Queen’s University Belfast and a member of the Royal Irish Academy. His books include The Abbey rebels of 1916: a lost revolution (Gill and Macmillan, 2015) and The Rising. Ireland. Easter 1916 (Oxford University Press, 2016). He recently led the major AHRC project, A Global History of Irish Revolution, 1916–23. His next book will explore anxieties about modernity in interwar Ireland.
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