Franco-Irish connections : essays, memoirs and poems in honour of Pierre Joannon / Jane Conroy, editor.

  • English
  • French
Dublin ; Portland, OR : Four Courts Press : In Association with the Ireland Fund of France, c2009.
xix, 364 p., 24 p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm.


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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Avant-propos / de Michel Déon -- Pierre Joannon / Kingsley Aikins -- 'Ormuzd abroad-- Ahriman at home' : some early historians of the 'wild geese' in French service, 1840-1950 / Thomas Bartlett -- Beyond the nation state : America and the European Union / John Burton -- 'The French are on the sea' : mapping the Irish coast, 1690 / Jane Conroy -- Journey to Europe, first shoots : a personal memoir / Denis Corboy -- Richard Warren, Andrew Gallwey and the smugglers of Rush : an entrepot in Belle-Île-en-Mer, 1766-70 / Louis Cullen -- Graham Greene and the GPA Book Award / Seán Donlon -- Irish-French relations, 1919-2009 / Garret FitzGerald -- From dialectics to unity in the poetry of Yeats / Jacqueline Genet -- The illustrious hidden ambassador / Frédéric Grasset -- Seeking the general's granny / Maurice Hayes -- A herbal, adapted from Eugène Guillevic's 'Herbier de Bretagne' / Seamus Heaney -- Reminiscences and reflections on the long road to peace / John Hume -- Memory and forgetting in Irish culture / Richard Kearney -- Bridge-builder, for Pierre Joannon / Brendan Kennelly -- Ireland and France in the twentieth century : contrasting and conflictive relationships / Dermot Keogh -- What did the French ever do for us? : or, some thoughts on French archives as realms of Irish memory / Sylvie Kleinman -- De Gaulle and de Valera : notes towards a comparison / J.J. Lee -- Footnotes to the Anglo-Irish Agreement of 1985 / Michael Lillis -- Personal tribute / Anne Madden and Louis le Brocquy -- France, Ireland and the failed referenda of 2005 and 2008 / Lara Marlowe -- A sense of place in the writing of Romain Gary / Jane McKee -- Vendange, pour Pierre Joannon / John Montague -- 'Guest of the nation' : Charles de Gaulle's visit to Ireland in the Irish press (1969) / Grace Neville -- An encounter / David Norris -- The Irish College in Paris : from penal days seminary to Irish cultural centre / Patrick O'Connor -- The French legislation in Dublin in comparative perspective, 1939-45 / Eunan O'Halpin and Alice Harrison -- Cannes Film Festival and the Irish / Sheamus Smith -- L'entente européenne / Ben Tonra -- A nation in waiting? : the Irish in France in the eighteenth century / Kevin Whelan -- Notes on some Irish residents in Paris / C.J. Woods.
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