Volume 5

Issue List

Issue 1 (Spring 1997)

Issue 2 (Summer 1997)

Issue 3 (Autumn 1997)

  • Features
  • News
  • Reviews






  • That field of glory. The story of Clontarf, from battleground to garden suburb
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    Darkest Dublin: The story of the Church Street disaster and a pictorial account of the slums of Dublin in 1913
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  • Personal Histories

    Personal Histories is an initiative by History Ireland, which aims to capture the individual histories of Irish people both in Ireland and around the world. It is hoped to build an extensive database reflecting Irish lives, giving them a chance to be heard, remembered and to add their voice to the historical record.
    Click Here to go to the Personal Histories page
  • Editor’s Choice

    Planning of the Rising
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    James Bryce and the politics of inhumanity
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    Our men in Mauritius: Lowry Cole and Pope Hennessy
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    On this Day

    February 22

    • 1973 Elizabeth Bowen (73), essayist, short-story writer and novelist, notably author of the best-selling The heat of the day (1949), died.
    • 1972 In the wake of Bloody Sunday in Derry, the Official IRA bombed the officers’ mess of the Parachute Regiment in Aldershot, killing five female canteen workers, a gardener and a Catholic chaplain.



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