Dennis Kennedy

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Dennis Campbell Kennedy is a writer on Irish and European affairs. Currently based in Belfast,  he has worked 
as a journalist in both parts of Ireland, and in the United States and Africa. From 1985-1991, he was Head of the 
European Commission Office in Northern Ireland, and later  lecturer in European Studies in Queen's University 
Belfast.
Born in Lisburn, Co.Antrim, he was educated at Wallace High School Lisburn, Queen's University, Belfast, and 
Trinity College Dublin. He graduated in Modern History from Queen's in 1958, and received a PhD from Dublin 
University (Trinity College) in 1985. Read more...

Books

Books

BELFAST’S GIANTS: Thirty-six Views of Samson and Goliath

Ormeau Books - November 2015

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CLIMBING SLEMISH - An Ulster Memoir
2nd Edition - Ormeau Books - Sprint 2015

Square Peg; The Life and Times of a Northern Newspaperman South of the Border

Nonsuch, November 2009. 

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WILLY CONOR'S ATTIC and Other Places; Fifty Years of Collecting Art 

Ormeau Books - May 2014

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The Widening Gulf - Northern Attitudes to the Independent Irish State 1919-1949 1988

Yankee Doodles - A Memorable Year in America 1963-1964

Ormeau Books - 2012

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Dublin's Fallen Hero - The Long Life and Sudden Death of Nelson's Pillar: 1809-1966

Ormeau Books - May 2013

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EDITED BY DENNIS KENNEDY

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Nothing but Trouble: Religion and the Irish Problem. The Irish Association, 2004.

Available from the Irish Association

             

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Forging an Identity: Ireland at the Millennium, the Evolution of a Concept. The Irish Association. 2000.

Available from the Irish Association 

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Living with the European Union: The Northern Ireland Experience. Macmillan, 2000. (Including by Dennis Kennedy ? Ch 1 ?Portrait of a Region? and Ch 8 ?Europe and the Northern Ireland Problem?.

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 ?The European Union?s Committee of the Regions?  Special edition of Regional and Federal Studies, London, Vol 7 Spring 1997, No 1.

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Regional Trading Blocs, Multilateralism and the New GATT Agreement, (with Geiger, T.) Pinter 1996.

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CONTRIBUTIONS

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?Border trouble: Unionist perceptions of and responses to the independent Irish state, 1921-39? by Dennis Kennedy, in Conflicts in the North of Ireland 1900-2000: Flashpoints and Fracture Zones by Alan F. Parkinson and Eamon Phoenix, Four Courts, Dublin (Oct 2010) .  (Available from Amazon - see "Books" panel on right.)

  

?The case against the Belfast Agreement?, in The Northern Ireland Question: The Peace Process and the Belfast Agreement, edited by Brian Barton and Patrick J.Roche. Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.


?The Partition of Ireland? in What Made Now in Northern Ireland, edited by Maurna Crozier and Richard Froggatt. Northern Ireland Community Relations Council, Belfast 2008

 

?Blessed are the Peacemakers? in Remembering to Forgive, edited by Enda McDonagh. Veritas. Dublin. 2007.

 

?Politics of North-South Relations in Post-Partition Ireland? in The Northern Ireland Question: Nationalism, unionism and partition, edited by Patrick J Roche and Brian BartonAshgate, 1999.

 

Essays in The Border(1999) and Being Irish  (2000) both edited by Paddy Logue. The Oak Tree Press, Dublin.

 

'Dash for Agreement: Temporary Accommodation or Lasting Settlement?' in Fordham International Law Journal Vol 22, No 4 April 1999. New York. 

 

?The Realism of the Union? in The Idea of the Union, edited by John Wilson Foster. Belcouver Press, 1995.

 

?Where is the European Union heading?? in The New Ireland; Quest for Peace and Progress. Editors John Cooney and Tony McGarry.  Papers of the 1995 Humbert Summer School. Humbert Publications, Dublin.

 

The European Union and the Northern Ireland  Question' in The Northern Ireland Question:  Perspectives and Policies, Edited by Brian Barton, and  Patrick J. Roche. Avebury. 1994.

 

'Constitutional Change in the 1990s', in Political Issues in Ireland Today, ed  Neil Collins. Manchester University Press. 1994.

 

With David Spanier, Anton Blom and Erling Bjøl - ?plus vier:  Grossbritannien, Irland, Norwegen und Danemark ? die Neuen der Gemeinschaft. European Union Verlag GmbH. Bonn, 1972.

 

Foreword to a reprint of The Great Fraud of Ulster, by T.M.Healy, originally published in 1917.  Anvil Books, 1971.

 

Dennis Kennedy also edited the nine Cadogan Group pamphlets on aspects of the Northern Ireland problem, issued between 1992 and 2007.  For texts see Cadogan Group website?