Government, Economy & Society in the Republic of Ireland 1949-1989 (e-book: 1 Academic Year Licence)

By M.E. Collins

This is a one academic year licence for the e-book version of the text. This text covers the topic Government, Economy and Society in the Republic of Ireland, 1949–1989, the new compulsory Documents Study Question, to be examined in 2018 and 2019.

  • An exam-focused text, suitable for Ordinary and Higher Level students, with student-accessible language used throughout
  • For 2018 and 2019 the Case Studies studied through documents are drawn from the Topic, Government, Economy and Society in the Republic of Ireland, 1949–1989:
      • The First Programme for Economic Expansion, 1958–1963
      • The impact of the EEC on fisheries
      • The impact of RTÉ, 1962–1972
  • This book deals with these Case Studies separately from the rest of the Topic
  • Each Case Study starts with an essay placing it in its context, followed by a detailed account of the events and a brief summary of subsequent developments
  • To familiarise students with reading documents, each case study is accompanied by relevant documents and questions
  • Two exam-type document questions are included with each Case Study
  • Relevant key personalities and concepts are also included
  • Great care has been taken to keep the language, layout and concepts accessible to students of all abilities
  • The book is full-colour, supported by an extensive bank of illustrations, photographs and documents
  • Useful websites are provided throughout
  • Visit for free study podcasts
  • Teacher e-book available on

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Class: 5th Year, 6th Year 
Format: Edco e-book
Price: €7.00 (Ex. VAT: €6.37)
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Also available as:Edco e-book 
Class:5th Year, 6th Year 
Exam:Leaving Cert
Suitable Levels:Combined, For Post Primary, Higher Level, Ordinary Level
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