`1798 Diary' published


The 1798 Diary, based on the weekly Irish Times column by historian Dr Ruan O'Donnell, is on sale from today in major bookshops. At £14.95, the book charts the course of the 1798 Rebellion. The book also contains 46 short biographies of major participants, the declaration, oaths and constitution of the United Irishmen, and official bulletins issued by Dublin Castle. The book can also be ordered from The Irish Times general services manager, Ms Brenda McNiff, at 01679 2022.