23 November 2023, The Tablet

The intertidal zone

The strength of these volumes is in their recognition of interior lives behind their ­subjects’ deeds.

The intertidal zone

The ancient monastery and tower on Scattery Island in the Shannon Estuary,
Matthew Petroff / flickr | Creative Commons

Irish Women in Religious Orders, 1530–1700 BRONAGH ANN McSHANE (BOYDELL PRESS, 324 PP, £85) Brides of Christ: Women and Monasticism in Medieval and Early Modern Ireland BRONAGH ANN McSHANE et al. (FOUR COURTS PRESS, 288 PP, £45)
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