Woodfield Press

This page contains some examples of our work for Woodfield Press.

The Woodfield Press was founded in 1995 by Terri McDonnell who combines running the press with her role as production manager with a multi-national publishing house in Dublin. She has been in publishing for over twenty five years and has previously worked with Irish University Press, Irish Academic Press and The Round Hall Press.
The Woodfield Press is a Dublin-based publisher of books which conform to academic standards but are accessible in style and written, generally, with the non-academic in mind.  Woodfield Press' website can be found here.

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From The Margins To The Centre

Dermot James
ISBN: 978–1–905094–04–2
320pp
Woodfield Press
Hardback

From its creation in 1859, the Irish Times has been an influential presence in national affairs. Until now there has been no overall history of this significant actor in Irish social and political history. Few could be as well placed to remedy this omission as Dermot James. Entering the staff of the Irish Times in 1946, James spent his entire working life with the newspaper
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TROUBLE WITH THE LAW
Liam Clare & Máire Ní Chearbhaill, Editors
ISBN: 978-1-905094-02-8
216pp
Woodfield Press
Hardback

The ten stories in this collection reveal the variety of ways in which human beings got into trouble with the law, whether through extortion, adultery, bigamy, petty crime or rebellion. As the authors show, trials were not simply technical events in which the law was applied. They were events that returned the world to normal and the rituals of the courtroom were part of the affirmation of the prevailing social order.



Dorothy Macardle: A Life
Nadia Clare Smith
ISBN: 978-1-905094-03-5
164pp
Woodfield Press
Paperback

Mainly remembered for The Irish Republic and her close association with Éamon de Valera, Dorothy Macardle (1889-1958) was one of the most popular and influential Irish historians of her time. She was not only a historian, but also a journalist, playwright, novelist, political activist, and student of the occult. This first biography of Macardle traces her life from her involvement in the War of Independence to her role as a leading civil libertarian in the 1950s, and discusses her literary career and international human rights work.