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SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2014

In this month's issue:
  • LATE MEDIEVAL MONASTICISM
  • CHIEFS’ PRIZE 2014
  • Napoleon’s Irish Legion
  • Frederick Douglass aboard the Cambria, 1845
  • Women and O’Connellite politics
  • IRISH–SPANISH RELATIONS
  • Castletown’s Batty Langley Lodge
  • Cavan County Museum
and many more....


On this Day

October 23

1970 After a second ‘Arms Trial’, Charles J. Haughey, Captain James Kelly and Albert Luykx were acquitted of charges of conspiring to import arms to the Republic of Ireland. 1921 […]


Events

October 23

Thur 7.30pm Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Square S. Frank Mitchell Memorial Lecture: Irish native woodlands: from a chequered past to an uncertain future, Daniel Kelly.


From the Archives

Molly Childers and Mary Spring-Rice aboard the Asgard. (F.X. Martin, The Howth gun-running and the Kilcoole gun-running, 1914 [Dublin, 1964])

Howth/ Kilcoole gunrunning

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‘THE IRISH FRANKENSTEIN. “The baneful and blood-stained Monster * * * yet was it not my master to the very extent that it was my creature . . . Had I not breathed into it my own spirit?” * * * (Extracts from the Works of C.S. P-rn-ll, M.P.).’ Punch (20 May 1882) quotes from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein to link Charles Stewart Parnell (left) with the murders. (British Library)

Lord Frederick Cavendish and the Phoenix Park murders of 1882

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Hedge School

Forthcoming Hedge Schools

Editor Tommy Graham will be hosting a series of History Ireland Hedge Schools, lively round-table discussions with historians and well-known personalities.

Hedge School audios and videos

A collection of audio and video recordings of the 20+ more Hedge Schools we have put on around Ireland, featuring well-known historians in lively debate on popular and relevant topics


Book Reviews

58

The Battle of Clontarf, Good Friday 1014

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57

Brian Boru and the Battle of Clontarf

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