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From the Editor

HISTORY IN THE NEWS:
Nano Nagle (and other women) in Hobart Cathedral
Felix M. Larkin
Conservation works at Cormac’s Chapel
Michele O’Dea
ON THIS DAY
Aodhán Crealey
BITE-SIZED HISTORY
Tony Canavan

Letters
Bandon Valley killings
‘A higher tribunal than the House of Lords’
An argument on behalf of the Catholics of Ireland
The anti-conscription general strike
‘An irregular junta’?
Children of the Troubles—an appeal
St Laurence O’Toole

Platform
Time to decommission ‘Wolfe’ Tone at Bodenstown?
Sylvie Kleinman

ARTEFACTS:
Diving-bell, Sir John Rogerson’s Quay
Jim Kelleher

GEMS OF ARCHITECTURE:
The Emporium, Listowel, Co. Kerry
Seán Lynch

KINDRED LINES:
Newspaper death notices
Fiona Fitzsimons

Events

100 YEARS AGO:
RMS Leinster sunk
Joseph E.A. Connell Jr.

Reviews

WHAT’S ON FILM:
Keepers of the flame
Conor McNamara

MUSEUM EYE:
The Troubles and Beyond, Ulster Museum
Tony Canavan

Bookworm
Joe Culley

The Big Book
Smith (ed.), Cambridge History of Ireland, Vol. 1: 600–1550
By Seán Duffy

Book Reviews
Jenkins, Between raid and rebellion: the Irish in Buffalo and Toronto, 1867–1916
By Dean Jobb
Harkin (ed.), The James Connolly reader
By Geoffrey Bell
Parr, Inventing the myth: political passions and the Ulster Protestant imagination
By Henry Patterson
Burke, An army of tribes: British Army cohesion, deviancy and murder in Northern Ireland
By Colin Wallace

Features

ARCHAEOLOGY & EUGENICS:
Harvard, Celtic skulls and eugenics in de Valera’s Ireland
Mairéad Carew

SOURCES:
‘We hope that the tempest is soon calmed’—early Irish Jesuits
Vera Moynes

CARTOGRAPHY:
‘Ireland’s true survay’, 1630s
Arnold Horner

ANTIQUARIES:
Wine, genealogy and cross-dressing
Seán O’Halloran

LAW:
Parker v. Parker
Joan Capstick

CENTENARY:
The women who died for Ireland
Pádraig Óg Ó Ruairc

SCHOOLS’ ESSAY COMPETITION:
The capture and death of Major Geoffrey Lee Compton-Smith, 1921
Saoirse Ní Shíocháin

SPORT:
Women’s hockey in Ireland—a short history
John Lucey

CONSTITUTION:
Ireland and the history of blasphemy
David Nash



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