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In this month's issue:
  • Vaccination in Ireland: the evolution of a process
  • The Treaty—victory or defeat?
  • Irish Reproductive Loan Fund Institution
  • Poolbeg stacks
  • British Army First World War campaign medals
  • Columba 1500—the extent of our knowledge
  • Ireland’s ‘canal navigators’
and many more....


On this Day

December 9

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1968 Captain Terence O’Neill, prime minister of Northern Ireland, appealed for calm in his ‘Ulster at the Crossroads’ television address. 1960 D.A. Chart, archivist, historian and social scientist who was […]


Events

Dec 9

Mon    8pm Dundrum & District Historical Society, Dom Marmion House. Contacts between Ireland and Britain in the Iron Age/late medieval period, Elizabeth O’Brien. Adm. €2.


From the Archives

Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa’s funeral

Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa was born in 1831 near Rosscarbery, Co. Cork, and in 1856 he formed the Phoenix National Literary Society in Skibbereen. This was a secret society whose aim […]


Tudor Fiants

Digitisation has transformed how we practise family history. There are over 120 million Irish historical records on-line. It is now possible to trace and document Irish families to a much […]


Hedge School

Forthcoming Hedge Schools

Editor Tommy Graham will be hosting a series of History Ireland Hedge Schools, lively round-table discussions with historians and well-known personalities.

Hedge School audios and videos

A collection of audio and video recordings of the 20+ more Hedge Schools we have put on around Ireland, featuring well-known historians in lively debate on popular and relevant topics


Book Reviews

THE WOODS OF IRELAND: A HISTORY, 700–1800

In these days of steel, concrete and plastic we have forgotten what a fundamental raw mat-erial timber once was. It was crucial to shipbuilding until the first iron-hulled vessels of […]


A NATION AND NOT A RABBLE: The Irish Revolution 1913–1923

Though subtitled ‘the Irish Revolution 1913–1923’, this work is as much concerned with how the revolution came to be remembered and contested in memory as it is with telling the […]





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