In The Current Issue

REGULARS

From the Editor

History in the News
1916 and the battle of the airwaves
Eddie Bohan
France’s loss but Ireland’s gain
Peter Harbison
ON THIS DAY
Aodhán Ó Raghailligh
BITE-SIZED HISTORY
Tony Canavan

Letters
Casement’s Black Diaries
Ireland and the Corfu Crisis, 1923
Science and Irish history
Arthur Griffith and anti-Semitism

Platform
Ronan Fanning, 1941–2017
Dan Mulhall

ARTEFACTS:
The stone that ‘smashed the van’
Lar Joye

KINDRED LINES:
Transportation records
Fiona Fitzsimons

GEMS OF ARCHITECTURE:
Rank Silo at Shannon Mills
Emma Gilleece

Events

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

Reviews

SEEN ON TV:
Strange occurrences in a small Irish village
JJohn Gibney

MUSEUM EYE:
Crumlin Road Gaol
Tony Canavan

Bookworm
 

The Big Book
Urwin, A state in denial: British collaboration with loyalist paramilitaries
By Raymond Murray

Book Reviews
Murphy, The life of Dr Thomas Hussey 1746–1803: bishop of Waterford and Lismore
By Dáire Keogh
Ryan, Death and the Irish: a miscellany
By John McCafferty
Tierney, The doctor’s wife is dead: a peculiar marriage, a suspicious death, and a murder trial in nineteenth-century Ireland
By Dean Jobb
Neary, Dublin 7
By Donal Fallon

Features

IDENTITY:
‘A mere Irish man, but good Protestant’: Sir Francis Shane, 1540–1614
Joseph Mannion

JACOBITISM:
A poetic correspondence between Charles Wogan and William Tunstall
Richard Maher

EDUCATION:
Thomas Davis’s ideas on educating leaders
John Conneally

150TH ANNIVERSARY:
Ulster’s forgotten Fenians, 1858–1867
Kerron Ó Luain

PSYCHIATRY:
Myths, madness and insane ears
Brendan Kelly

CRANIOLOGY:
The craniology collection in Trinity College, Dublin
Miguel DeArce and René Gapert

DIASPORA:
Edmund Dwyer Gray Jr in Tasmania
Felix M. Larkin

CIVIL WAR:
The IRA’s Civil War campaign against Dublin’s cinemas and theatres
Gavin Foster

EMERGENCY:
German internees at the Curragh Camp
Luke Diver



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