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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 22

1935 Sir Edward Carson, Unionist leader, died. 1641 The Rising in Ulster began when Sir Phelim O’Neill took over Charlemont Fort, Co. Armagh. 1811 Franz Liszt, international piano virtuoso, inventor […]


Events

October 22

Wed 6.30pm Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library and Archive Conference Room, 138–144 Pearse Street. Roman Catholic churches in nineteenth-century Dublin: the contribution of patrons and architects, Brendan Grimes.


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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