Reviews of Books


  • Anne Buttimer University College Dublin
  • Russell King
  • Stephen A. Royle
  • Kevin Whelan
  • Mary Davies
  • P. J. DUFFY



PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT OF MARGINAL AREAS, edited by Micheál O Cinnéde and Seamus Grimes. Galway: Centre for Development Studies, University College Galway, 1992. 179pp. IR£12.00. ISBN 1 874570 02 7. Reviewed by Anne Buttimer

IRLANDA: SVILUPPO E CONFLITTO ALL A PERIFERIA D'EUROPA (Ireland: Development and Conflict at the Periphery of Europe), by Emilio Biagini. Genoa: Nuove Edizioni del Giglio, 1992. 420pp. Lit. 40,000 [IR£20 approx.]. Reviewed by Russell King

EMIGRATION AND LANDSCAPE: THE CASE OF ACHILL ISLAND, by Fiona McGrath. Trinity Papers in Geography No.4, Dublin: Department of Geography, Trinity College, 1991. 19pp. IR£2.50. ISBN 0 9507851 5 6. Reviewed by Stephen A. Royle

MEMENTOES OF MORTALITY: THE CENOTAPHS AND FUNERARY CAIRNS OF ARAINN, by Tim Robinson. Roundstone: Folding Landscapes, 1990.40pp. IR£15.00hb./IR£10.00pb. ISBN 0 9504002 6 2. Reviewed by Kevin Whelan

THE WALLED TOWNS OF IRELAND, by Avril Thomas. Blackrock. Co.Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1992. Volume 1: x + 214pp. IR£35.00. ISBN 0-7165-2474-0. Volume 2: 257pp. IR£45.00. ISBN 0-7165-2475-9. Reviewed by Mary Davies

DUBLIN CITY AND COUNTY: FROM PREHISTORY TO PRESENT – STUDIES IN HONOUR OF J.H.ANDREWS, edited by F.H.A. Aalen and Kevin Whelan. Dublin: Geography Publications, 1992.450pp. IR£29.00. ISBN 0 90660219 X. Reviewed by P. J. Duffy

Author Biography

Anne Buttimer, University College Dublin

School of Geography



How to Cite

Buttimer, A., King, R., Royle, S. A., Whelan, K., Davies, M., & DUFFY, P. J. (2016). Reviews of Books. Irish Geography, 25(2), 195–200.



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