Interview date: 15 May 2009
What book do you wish you had written?
W. H. Lecky, Leaders of Public Opinion in Ireland, (1871) History, Biography and politics fused brilliantly in glorious style
What would you do if you were not doing this?
I don’t know but probably something else History related
When was the last time you looked at Wikipedia?
What event had the greatest impact on history in Ireland?
The 1798 rebellion for its consequences rather than its aims.
What are you reading now?
Howard Fineman, Thirteen American Arguments that Endure and Define Our Country (2008)
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