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NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2014

In this month's issue:
  • Tullamore D.E.W. distillery
  • Another controversy at Kilmichael
  • Culture, carnality and cash
  • ‘The brutes’
  • A young woman’s life in Edwardian Dublin
  • The Irish are violent
  • Ireland’s lost babies
  • Brendan Behan’s Borstal Boy
and many more....


On this Day

November 28

1990 Margaret Thatcher, Conservative prime minister of the UK since May 1979, resigned. She was succeeded by John Major. 1979 John Hume succeeded Gerry Fitt as leader of the SDLP, […]


Events

Nov 28

Thur    7.30pm Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Square S. From Tieghearmas to Goldfinger: compiling a medieval art history of Ireland, Rachel Moss. Thur    8pm Rathmines, Ranelagh & […]


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

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Hedge School audios and videos

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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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