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Bartlett, Thomas.

1. "Informers, Informants and Information: The Secret History of the 1790s Reconsidered." In 1798: A Bicentenary Perspective, eds. Thomas Bartlett, et al., 406-422. Dublin: Four Courts, 2003.

2. "'The Invasion That Never Was': Naval and Military Aspects of the French Expedition to Bantry Bay, 1796." In The French Are in the Bay: The Expedition to Bantry Bay, 1796, ed. John A. Murphy, 48-72, 187-189. Cork and Dublin: Mercier Press, 1997.

Clutterbuck, Lindsay. "Countering Irish Republican Terrorism in Britain: Its Origin as a Police Function." Terrorism and Political Violence 18, no. 1 (2006): 95-118.

Deals with the period 1829-1900.

Cole, J.A. Prince of Spies: Henri Le Caron. London: Faber & Faber, 1984.

Chambers: "A mixture of farce and good legwork. Entertaining." See Henri Le Caron [pseud., Thomas Miller Beach], Twenty-Five Years in the Secret Service: The Recollections of a Spy (London: Heinemann, 1892; 10th ed. London: EP Publishing, 1974). See also, Peter Edwards, Delusion: The True Story of Victorian Superspy Henri Le Caron (Toronto: Key Porter, 2008).

Canadian Security Intelligence Service. "History" [http://www.csis-scrs.gc.ca/hstrrtfcts/index-eng.asp]: "Henri Le Caron, born Thomas Miller Beach, was a Civil War veteran recruited by the British in 1867 to spy on the Fenian movement in the United States. Le Caron was arguably one of the most successful covert agents to work for the Canadian government."

Edwards, Peter. Delusion: The True Story of Victorian Superspy Henri Le Caron. Toronto: Key Porter, 2008.

For Peake, Studies 54.1 (Mar. 2010), this work "adds much history of the Fenian movement and its struggles. In addition, [the author] corrects the many embellishments found in Le Caron's 1892 memoir.... Delusion is a well-documented corrective to an intriguing spy story." See Henri Le Caron [pseud., Thomas Miller Beach], Twenty-Five Years in the Secret Service: The Recollections of a Spy (London: Heinemann, 1892; 10th ed. London: EP Publishing, 1974). See also, J.A. Cole, Prince of Spies: Henri Le Caron (London: Faber & Faber, 1984).

Canadian Security Intelligence Service. "History" [http://www.csis-scrs.gc.ca/hstrrtfcts/index-eng.asp]: "Henri Le Caron, born Thomas Miller Beach, was a Civil War veteran recruited by the British in 1867 to spy on the Fenian movement in the United States. Le Caron was arguably one of the most successful covert agents to work for the Canadian government."

Le Caron, Henri [pseud., Thomas Miller Beach]. Twenty-Five Years in the Secret Service: The Recollections of a Spy. London: Heinemann, 1892. 10th ed. London: EP Publishing, 1974.

Canadian Security Intelligence Service. "History" [http://www.csis-scrs.gc.ca/hstrrtfcts/index-eng.asp]: "Henri Le Caron, born Thomas Miller Beach, was a Civil War veteran recruited by the British in 1867 to spy on the Fenian movement in the United States. Le Caron was arguably one of the most successful covert agents to work for the Canadian government." See also, J.A. Cole, Prince of Spies: Henri Le Caron (London: Faber & Faber, 1984); and Peter Edwards, Delusion: The True Story of Victorian Superspy Henri Le Caron (Toronto: Key Porter, 2008).

Marshall, Alan. "Irish Spies and Plotters in Seventeenth-Century Europe." Irish Studies Review 9 (1994): 7-12.

McEldowney, J. F. "Legal Aspects of the Irish Secret Service Fund, 1793-1833." Irish Historical Studies 25, no. 98 (1986): 129-137.

Murphy, Elaine. "Intelligence, the English Navy and Ireland during the 1640s." In Intelligence, Statecraft and International Power: Historical Studies XXV, eds Eunan O’Halpin, Robert Armstrong, and Jane Ohlmeyer, 35-47. Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2006.

O'Donoghue, James. "Dudley Bradstreet: A Tipperary Spy and Adventurer." Tipperary Historical Journal (1992), 174-185.

Royal Historical Society Database: Period covered: 1711-1763.

O'Halpin, Eunan. "The Secret Service Vote and Ireland, 1868-1922." Irish Historical Studies 23 (1983), 348-353.

Ó Siochrú, Micheál. "English Military Intelligence in Ireland during the Wars of the Three Kingdoms." In  Intelligence, Statecraft and International Power: Papers Read before the 27th Irish Conference of Historians Held at Trinity College, Dublin, 19-21 May 2005, eds. Eunan O'Halpin, Robert Armstrong, Jane H. Ohlmeyer, 48-64. Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2006.

Royal Historical Society Database: Estimated period covered: 1642 - 1651.

van Brock, F. W. "Captain MacSheehy's Mission." Irish Sword: The Journal of the Military History Society of Ireland 10 (1972): 215-28.

This Record from the Royal Historical Society Database notes that this article covers the 1775-1800 period and such subjects as "Bernard (Brian) MacSheehy, Secret French agent, Theobald Wolfe Tone, United Irishmen, France, [and] Espionage."

Weber, Paul. On the Road to Rebellion: The United Irishmen and Hamburg, 1796-1803. Dublin: Four Courts, 1997.

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