'Éamon de Valera': From Irish Rebel to Politician

'Éamon de Valera': From Irish Rebel to Politician

By John L. Murphy

This compact study of a man many worshiped and as many despised will serve readers wanting more facts, if less wit. 2 May 2016 // 2:05 AM

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//Recent Reviews

16 May 2006 // 12:00 AM

Tim Easton: Ammunition

Ammunition was recorded over two years while Easton was satiating his wanderlust, and it feels like life on the road: immediate, restless, and inspired.

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16 May 2006 // 12:00 AM

Snow Patrol: Eyes Open

So what has Gary Lightbody decided to do with his newfound clout? Sometimes it's not the album that gets you famous that's the sellout.

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Tom Moulton & Various Artists: A Tom Moulton Mix

His work was by no means leftfield or underground -- Tom Moulton mixed the treacly disco anthem "Love Is the Message" after all -- but A Tom Moulton Mix offers evidence that it was nonetheless revolutionary.

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16 May 2006 // 12:00 AM

Nilsson: Son of Schmilsson

The most reluctant rock star of the 1970s self-destructs in the studio in a manner that would make Alex Chilton proud, rejecting the FM pop-radio mainstream altogether

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Scarface Presents The Product: One Hunid

The man they call 'Face is back again with another musical slice of his longitudinal study on street life.

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The Wedding Present: Search For Paradise

Let's face it, no-one does love, break-ups and hurt like David Gedge.

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16 May 2006 // 12:00 AM

Benjamin Zephaniah: Naked

A pulsating and often brilliant collection of vital, angry poems set to a minimalist urban backing.

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16 May 2006 // 12:00 AM

Caroline: Murmurs

A great deal less than the sum of its parts, this album is best left to romantic interludes and background listening.

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Mary Lees Corvette: Love, Loss, and Lunacy

A promising country-rock album is marred by some lazy lessons from the Sheryl Crow school of rock.

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15 May 2006 // 4:00 PM

That Girl: Season One

It could be legitimately argued that Ann Marie was a highly manipulative female; not because she had a thing for male emasculation, but because anyone who came under the spell of her sparkling smile or got in the way of her unstoppable joie de vivre necessarily became road kill.

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'SUPERHOTLine Miami' Is Exactly What It Sounds Like

// Moving Pixels

"SUPERHOTLine Miami provides a perfect case study in how slow-motion affects the pace and tone of a game.

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