In The Current Issue

REGULARS

From the Editor

HISTORY IN THE NEWS:
Red Hugh O’Donnell, Tirconnell’s missing lord—but for how long?
James O’Neill
The cartoonist as outsider: the case of Martyn Turner
Felix M. Larkin
ON THIS DAY
Aodhán Crealey

Letters
Hugh son of Connor MacEgan/Aodhmac Conchobhuir Mhic Aodhagáin
Isaac Butt
What about the Charter Schools, Houses of Industry and Foundling Hospitals?
Connaught Rangers mutineer John Miranda
The Irish Bulletin
Record Tower etching

Platform
Revisionists?—they haven’t gone away, you know
Fearghal Mac Bhloscaidh

ARTEFACTS:
The Order of Liberators
Declan Barron

GEMS OF ARCHITECTURE:
Gloster Arch, Co. Offaly
Rachel McKenna

KINDRED LINES:
Manifests of alien passengers
Fiona Fitzsimons

100 YEARS AGO:
Restoration of Order in Ireland Act
Joseph E.A. Connell Jr.

Reviews

SEEN ON TV:
Píobaire
Donal Fallon

MUSEUM EYE:
Creative women of Ireland: artists and writers from the archives, Royal Irish Academy on-line exhibition
Tony Canavan

Bookworm
By Joe Culley

The Big Books
Moore, Birth of the border: the impact of partition in Ireland;
Cousins, Without a dog’s chance: the nationalists of Northern Ireland and the Irish Boundary Commission, 1920–25
By Martin Mansergh

Book Reviews
McGettigan, The kings of Aileach and the Vikings, AD 800–1060
By Seán Duffy
Nugent, Journeys of faith: stories of pilgrimage from medieval Ireland
By Meredith Cutrer
Barr, Ireland’s empire: the Roman
Catholic Church in the Englishspeaking world, 1829–1914
By Oliver P. Rafferty SJ
Leahy, The intelligence war against the IRA
By Patrick Mulroe

Features

SAINTS:
St Edmund: patron saint of Ireland?
Francis Young

HEALTH:
Pandemic cholera in Belfast, 1832
Gillian Allmond

MILITARY:
Arming the Fenians
Robert Delaney

WAR OF INDEPENDENCE I:
The agrarian movement of 1920
Terry Dunne

WAR OF INDEPENDENCE II:
Michael Collins and the British press
Alison Martin

WAR OF INDEPENDENCE III:
Britain’s ‘disappeared’
Pádraig Óg Ó Ruairc

WAR OF INDEPENDENCE IV:
The Royal Navy in the War of Independence
Daire Brunicardi

SOCIAL MOBILITY:
The Boyd Barretts and the new Irish state
Colum Kenny

MILITARY SERVICE PENSIONS COLLECTION:
‘Pensions for nothing?’—the case of Patrick James Doherty
Robert McEvoy



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