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MARCH/APRIL 2015

In this month's issue:
  • The clash of the ash in the Maiden City
  • Who fears to speak of 1916?
  • Catholic parish registers
  • Blacksod Point lighthouse
  • Charlie
  • Bullet-throwing in Belfast
  • The road to Gallipoli
  • It’s a long way to Gallipoli
and many more....


On this Day

April 20

1954 Michael Manning (25), a carter from Groody, Limerick city, was hanged in Mountjoy Jail for the murder of an elderly nurse. He was the last person to be judicially […]


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From the Archives

One of Malton’s views of College Green (1792–9), with the parliament building and the façade of Trinity College, and a detail (inset) showing a blockwheel cart or ‘Irish carr’ used to transport heavy goods, including granite blocks. In both buildings granite was used to construct the walls, and Portland stone for the columns, pediments and friezes. (NLI)

Granite as a building material in Dublin in the early eighteenth century

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Detail from Absolution under fire by Paul Wood—Union soldiers of the Irish Brigade after the Battle of Gettysburg, July 1863. (The Snite Museum of Art)

Tracing the Irish in the American Civil War

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Hedge School

Forthcoming Hedge Schools

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Book Reviews

Economic History

An economic history of Ireland since independence

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Civil War

EVERYDAY VIOLENCE IN THE IRISH CIVIL WAR

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