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Sport and Leisure - A Selected Reading List

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The following is a draft list of selected reading material on the issue of Sport and Leisure in Northern Ireland. The reader should also consult the list of Source Material and the CAIN bibliography for further references for this subject and for the full citations of the following items.


Key Texts

Bairner, Alan. (ed.) (2005) Sport and the Irish: Histories, Identities, Issues. Dublin: UCD Press.

Cronin, Mike. (1999), Sport and Nationalism in Ireland: Gaelic Games, Soccer and Irish Identity Since 1884. Dublin: Four Courts Press.

Megaw S., Fulton, G., Bairner, A. (2003) Sport and Sectarianism in Northern Ireland. Belfast: Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister (OFMDFM).

Research and Library Services, Northern Ireland Assembly. (2001) Sectarianism and Sport in Northern Ireland, Research Paper 26/01, (Wednesday 10 October 2001), [PDF; 378KB]. Belfast: Northern Ireland Assembly.

Sugden, J. Harvie, S. (1995) Sport and Community Relations in Northern Ireland. Coleraine: Centre for the Study of Conflict: University of Ulster.

Sugden, John., and Bairner, Alan. (1993) Sport, Sectarianism and Society in a Divided Ireland. Leicester: Leicester University Press.


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