Select Bibliography

General works consulted, often not cited in bibliographies supplied for individual pages on this site


A Concise History of Irish Art (1969)

Bruce Arnold


Wild Irish Women (2002)

Marian Broderick


Irish Soldiers in Europe 17th-19th Century (2010)

George B. Clark


Robert Emmet – The Making of a Legend (2003)

Marianne Elliott


Ireland under English Rule, including Diary while acting in Paris as the secret agent of the United Irishmen, from May 30, 1803 to March 10, 1804 (1903)

Thomas Addis Emmet


The Irish Brigades (1973)

Maurice Hennessey


An Age of Innocence – Irish Culture 1930-1960 (1998)

Brian Fallon


Galignani’s New Paris Guide (1830)



Biographical Dictionary of Irishmen in France (1949)

Richard Hayes


Ireland and Irishmen in the French Revolution (1932)

Richard Hayes


Connaissance du Vieux Paris (1956)

Jacques Hillairet


Paris rive droite – Petites histories et grands secrets (2004)

Philippe Krief


Paris rive gauche – Petites histories et grands secrets (2004)

Philippe Krief


Paris en histoires – XVie et XVIIIe siecles (2007)

Philippe Krief


Paris en histoires – XIXe et XXe siecles (2007)

Philippe Krief


The Life and Death of Lord Edward Fitzgerald (1831)

Thomas Moore


History of the Irish Brigades in the Service of France (1869)

John Cornelius O’Callaghan


Women of Ireland (1996)

Kit and Cyril O’Ceirin


The Irish-French Connection 1578-1978 (1978)

Liam Swords


The Green Cockade, the Irish in the French Revolution, 1789-1815 (1989)

Liam Swords


Almanach du Commerce de Paris (1809)

J. de la Tynna


France Irlande – Revue historique des armées, n. 253 (2007)



Dictionary of Irish Biography (2009, digital edition)

Various, ed. James McGuire and James Quinn


The Irish in Europe 1580-1815 (2001)

Various, ed. Thomas O’Connor


Franco-Irish Military Connections 1590-1945 (2009)

Various, ed. Nathalie Genet-Rouffiac & David Murphy


Balades littéraires dans Paris du XVIIe au XIXe siècle (2004)



1792 – Les Massacres de Septembre (Les Carmes, L’Abbaye, Saint-Firmin) (1992)



Franco-Irish Connections: Essays, Memoirs and Poems in Honour of Pierre Joannon (2009)

Various, ed. Jane Conroy


Press and academic articles, brochures


“A Training School for Rebels: Fenians in the French Foreign Legion”, History Ireland, vol. 16, no. 6 (Nov./Dec. 2008)


“A Famous Irish War Correspondent”, Richard Hayes, in Studies: An Irish Quarterly Review vol. 36, no. 141, March 1947


“Irish Soldiers and Father Charles O’Neill of the Irish College in Paris”, Micheline Walsh, in Seanchas Ardmhacha: Journal of the Armagh Diocesan Historical History, vol. 9, no. 1, 1978


“A Neglected Corner of Irish History”, Richard Hayes, in Studies: An Irish Quarterly Review, vol. 29, no. 116, Dec. 1940


Web Resources, Irish College archives, a review of places associated with revolts and revolution in Paris, Paris locations associated with writers and literature, a database of records on Irish personalities, run by the Princess Grace Library in Monaco, excellent resource for all things relating to Irish literature, portal providing access to records held by the City of Paris, including land registry, a history of Paris streete an alphabetical history of 18th Parisian streets