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MAY / JUNE 2022

In this month's issue:
  • The Polish refugee logician—Professor Jan Łukasiewicz in Ireland, 1946–56
  • The Irish in the 1921 census of England and Wales
  • Flag of South Africa from the 1932 Tailteann Games
  • St Joseph’s Hospital, Limerick
  • One hundred years of Ulysses
  • The Land Registry and the ghost of ‘Southern Ireland’
  • Ukraine—a brief history
and many more....


On this Day

May 23

2011 Barack Obama, 44th president of the United States, made a one-day visit to Ireland, during which he visited his distant cousins in Moneygall. Co. Offaly, and addressed a crowd […]


From the Archives

‘The first white man to visit America’—St Brendan in the nineteenth century

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The Truce and preliminary negotiations between de Valera and Lloyd George

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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

ORANGEISM: a historical profile

KEVIN HADDICK-FLYNN Matador €30 ISBN 9781838592004 Reviewed by Geoffrey Bell Geoffrey Bell’s The Protestants of Ulster was first published in 1976. Once, in the early 1960s when I was about […]


‘AND SO BEGAN THE IRISH NATION’: NATIONALITY, NATIONAL CONSCIOUSNESS AND NATIONALISM IN PRE-MODERN IRELAND

BRENDAN BRADSHAW Ashgate £75 ISBN 9781472442567 Reviewed by Hiram Morgan This book is a collection of essays by Brendan Bradshaw, the well-known historian of Tudor Ireland and opponent of historical […]





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