A major study of Catholic and Protestant Irish in an important but neglected centre of historic Irish settlement where communal violence and Irish-related antipathy bore the hallmarks of the Liverpool and Glasgow experiences.
Culture, Conflict and Migration… deserves to be read as an important contribution to the growing literature on the Irish in Britain.
Irish Studies Review
A perceptive, scholarly and informative study of the Irish in Britain. It is well-written, tightly argued, and reflects considerable knowledge of both the subject and its historiography.
Roger Swift, University College, Chester