Irish Land and Irish Liberty. A Study of the New Lords of the Soil. London: Robert Scott, 1911 Pp xiii, 434. Illustrated with plates. Green buckram, title lettered in gilt to spine. A fine copy.
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 and authors of the period, including James Joyce.