Book Chapters:

Towards the Anglosphere

  • Christopher Browning and Ben Tonra (2009)
  • in: Christopher Browning, Marko Lehti (eds.), The Struggle for the West: A Divided and Contested Legacy
  • London: Routledge

Europe and the International Dimension

  • Brigid Laffan and Ben Tonra (2009) 
  • in: John Coakley and Michael Gallagher (eds.), Politics in the Republic of Ireland
  • Dublin: Routledge

Identity Construction through the ENP: Borders and Boundaries, Insiders and Outsiders

  • Ben Tonra (2009) 
  • in: Much ado about nothing? The European Neighbourhood Policy since 2003
  • London: Palgrave Macmillan

Democratic Oversight over the Irish Government in the field of the Common Foreign and Security Policy

  • Ben Tonra (2008) 
  • in: Gavin Barrett (eds.), National Parliaments and the European Union - The Constitutional Challenge
  • Dublin: Clarus Press

Transatlantic Security Relations: An Irish Contribution

  • Ben Tonra (2004)
  • in: Joe Carroll and John Travers (eds), An Indispensable Partnership: EU-US relations from an Irish Perspective
  • Dublin: Institute of European Affairs

Ireland: A Tale of Two Referenda

  • Ben Tonra (2005) 
  • in: F. Laursen (ed.), The Treaty of Nice: Actor Preferences, Bargaining and Institutional Choice
  • Virginia: Brunner-Routledge

The European Union and the International Dimension

  • Ben Tonra and Brigid Laffan (2005)
  • in: Coakley, J. and Gallagher, M (eds,), Politics in the Republic of Ireland
  • London: Routledge

Conceptualising the European Union's Global Role

  • Ben Tonra (2005)
  • in: Angela Bourne and Michelle Cini (eds.), Palgrave Advances in European Union Studies
  • London: Palgrave Macmillan

The Role of Collective Security in Irish Foreign Policy

  • Ben Tonra (2005)
  • in: M. Kennedy and D. McMahon (eds.), Ireland and the United Nations: Fifty Years of Membership
  • Dublin: Institute of Public Administration.


  • Ben Tonra (2002) 
  • in: B. Hocking and D. Spence (eds.), Foreign Ministries in the European Union: Integrating Diplomats
  • Palgrave Macmillan

Les Constraintes Nouvelles: Les Petits Pays et le Systeme International

  • Ben Tonra (2002) 
  • in: Frédéric Charillon (ed.), Politique étrangère: Nouveaux Regards
  • Paris: Presses de Sciences Po

Ireland: the Politics of Pragmatism

  • Ben Tonra (2001) 
  • in: Fin Laursen (ed.), The Amsterdam Treaty: National Preference Formation, Interstate Bargaining and Outcome
  • Odense: University Press of Southern Denmark

Irish Foreign Policy

  • Ben Tonra (2001) 
  • in: William Crotty and David Schmitt (eds.), Ireland on the World Stage
  • United Kingdom: Longman

Setting the Agenda of European Crisis Management - The Challenge to Coherence

  • Ben Tonra (2001) 
  • in: Antonio Missiroli (ed.), Coherence for European Security Policy: Debates-Cases-Assessments
  • Paris: EU Institute for Security Studies

Denmark and Ireland

  • Ben Tonra (2000)
  • in: Ian Manners and Richard Whitmore (eds.), The Foreign Policies of EU Member States

The Political Committee within CFSP

  • Ben Tonra (2000) 
  • in: Thomas Christiansen and Emil Kirchner (eds.), Administering the New European: Inter-Institutional Relations and Comitology in the EU
  • Manchester: Manchester University Press

Ireland: History

  • Ben Tonra (2000)
  • in: Regional Surveys of the World, Western Europe 2000
  • London: Europa Publications

The Politics of Justice

  • Ben Tonra (1997) 
  • in: Gavin Barett (ed.), Justice Co-operation in the European Union
  • Dublin: Institute of International and European Affairs

The Impact of Political Co-Operation

  • Ben Tonra (1997)
  • in: Knud Erik Jorgensen (ed.), Reflective Approaches to European Governance
  • New York: St. Martin's Press

Ireland: The International Dissenter

  • Ben Tonra (1996) 
  • in: Stelios Stavridis and Christopher Hill (eds.), The Domestic Sources of Foreign Policy: A Study of the West European Reactions to the Falklands Conflict
  • London: Berg