Owen O'Shea: Author, Historian, Researcher

Owen O'Shea

Author, Historian, Researcher of Irish Politics and Irish History

Member of Irish Association of Professional Historians

Member of Political Studies Association of Ireland

PRO of Kerry Archaeological and Historical Society

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1923 election campaign in Kerry features in new book

The research of Kerry writer and historian, Owen O’Shea, features in a new book on the 1923 general election. Vying for Victory, edited by Elaine Callinan, Mel Farrel and Thomas Tormey, is an essential series of essays on the crucially important election of 1923, which took place just a few months after the end of the Irish Civil War. In the new book, published by UCD Press, Owen O’Shea analyses the influence of local newspapers

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Occasional meanderings and insights into Kerry’s past with a focus on electioneering, election results, key political figures, political culture, and the dramatic ups and downs of politics in the county over the past century.