Five Years in Ireland 1895-1900.
Book ID: 63983
Five Years in Ireland 1895-1900. Dublin: Hodges Figgis, 1901. First Edition. Pp vii, 568. Red buckram boards, title lettered in gilt to upper cover & spine. A nice bright copy.
Illustrated with a frontispiece & thirty-three plates in the text.
Notably and almost uniquely for an Irish nationalist, McCarthy was opposed to the increasing social influence of the Roman Catholic Church in Ireland, on the approach to Irish independence. His writings and books had an influence on commentators such as James Joyce.