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From the Editor

History in the News
New book celebrates pioneering Alexandrans
Roger Casement exhibition at the NMI
Fiona Reilly
ON THIS DAY
Aodhán Ó Raghailligh
BITE-SIZED HISTORY
Tony Canavan

Letters
Summoning her children to which flag?
Boyle and Swift
An Irish ‘Way of St James’
Arthur Griffith and anti-Semitism
Arthur Griffith and anti-Semitism
Photos of victims of revolutionary violence

Platform
The appliance of science: STI and economic development
Dermot O’Doherty

ARTEFACTS:
Arthur Griffith’s broken column
Colum Kenny

KINDRED LINES:
Lunatic asylum records
Fiona Fitzsimons

GEMS OF ARCHITECTURE:
Chapel Royal, Dublin Castle
William Derham

Events

100 YEARS AGO:
George Noble Plunkett wins Roscommon by-election
Joseph E.A. Connell Jr

Reviews

SEEN ON TV:
John Connors: The Travellers
John Gibney

WHAT’S ON FILM
The siege of Jadotville
Lar Joye

MUSEUM EYE:
Creating History: stories of Ireland in art
Tony Canavan

Bookworm
 

The Big Book
Kelly, ‘A failed political entity’: Charles Haughey and the Northern Ireland question, 1945–1992
By Martin Mansergh

Book Reviews
Maginn and Power, Frontiers, states and identity in early modern Ireland and beyond: essays in honour of Steven G. Ellis
By David Edwards
Frazier, The adulterous muse
By Anthony J. Jordan
Murphy, Forgotten patriot: Douglas Hyde and the foundation of the Irish presidency
By Tom Garvin
Gray, Geraghty and Ralph, Family rhythms: the changing textures of family life in Ireland
By Mary Corcoran

Features

FILM:
The greatest Famine film never made
Bryce Evans

IDENTITY:
Was Victor Herbert Irish?
Marion R. Casey

ENLISTMENT:
Keeping on track
Peter Rigney

INTERNATIONAL:
Ireland and the Corfu Crisis, 1923
Mark Phelan

SOCIAL POLICY:
The Ireland of Edward Cahill (1868–1941): a liberal or a Christian state?
Thomas J. Morrissey SJ

SOURCES:
Envisaging the unthinkable: planning for Armageddon in 1950s Ireland
Michael Kennedy

LOYALISM:
Tartan gangs
Gareth Mulvenna

PERSONALITIES:
‘Guardian of the shore’: Seán D. Dublin Bay Loftus and community politics
Patrick Maume



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