The Supreme Court

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‘A wonderful book …a superb book and it’s not just for people interested in law; it tells you a lot about Ireland’ Vincent Browne, TV3 The judges, the decisions, the rifts and the rivalries – the gripping inside story of the institution that has shaped Ireland. ‘Combines painstaking research with acute analysis and intelligence’ Colm Toibin, Irish Times’ Books of the Year ‘[Mac Cormaic] has done something unprecedented and done it with a striking maturity, balance and adroitness. He creates the intimacy necessary but never loses sight of the wider contexts; this is not just a book about legal history; it is also about social, political and cultural history …[the Supreme Court] has found a brilliant chronicler in Ruadhan Mac Cormaic’ Diarmaid Ferriter, Professor of Modern Irish History, UCD ‘Mac Cormaic quite brilliantly tells the story …balanced, perceptive and fair …a major contribution to public understanding’ Donncha O’Connell, Professor of Law, NUIG, Dublin Review of Books ‘Compelling …a remarkable story, told with great style’ Irish Times ‘Authoritative, well-written and highly entertaining’ Sunday Times The work of the Supreme Court is at the heart of the private and public life of the nation

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Author

Ruadhan Mac Cormaic

Publisher

Penguin Books

Published

2017