Cultured memoir of a captivating Irishman

By any reasonable standards, David Thornley was one o f life’s over-achievers. A brilliant student and teacher, his PhD thesis on Isaac Butt and Home Rule became one of the standard books on the subject.

10th January, 2009

Unquiet Spirit: Essays in Memory of David Thornley

Edited by Yseult Thornley

Liberties Press, €20

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