Convert Rolls 1703–1845 and Catholic Qualification Rolls 1774–1845 By Fiona Fitzsimons The Catholic Convert and Qualification Rolls were recently released on-line. The society portrayed in these records is much more […]

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WHAT WAS THE CONTEXT OF THE 12 JULY RIOT IN ST JOHNSTON, CO. DONEGAL, DURING WHICH 70 PEOPLE WERE INJURED AND PROTESTANT CHURCHES, BUSINESSES AND HOMES ATTACKED? By Brian Hanley […]

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A FIRST WORLD WAR SOLDIER’S READING LIST By Laurence Fenton On 14 September 1914, James O’Donnell, an eighteen-year-old soldier from Carrick-on-Suir, Co. Tipperary, was injured while digging a trench near […]

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THE INTERSECTION OF CHRISTMAS SENTIMENT, NATIONAL IDENTITY AND AESTHETIC TASTE IN EARLY TWENTIETH-CENTURY IRELAND By Teresa Breathnach Just before Christmas 1916 Countess Markievicz realised that, with the advent of world […]

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WHY WAS THE GREEN HARP FLAG NOT FLOWN ABOVE THE GPO DURING THE 1916 RISING? By Emily Cullen The delivery of the Irish flag and a copy of the Proclamation […]

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