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JULY / AUGUST 2022

In this month's issue:
  • ‘The Treaty, 1921: Records From The Archives’
  • Finding Burial Records
  • English Catholic Landlords In Early Modern Ireland – The Tasburghs And Cong Abbey Estate
  • The Duel Between ‘Danny’ And ‘Dizzy’
  • Tea Mania
  • Disbandment, Destruction And Commemoration
  • Michael Collins A Dictator?
and many more....


On this Day

August 08

1980 Five adults and five children died in a fire at the Central Hotel, Bundoran, Co. Donegal. 1969 Bulmer Hobson, leading member of the Irish Volunteers and IRB prior to […]


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

By Joseph E.A. Connell Jr As British hopes for a military victory in the War of Independence faded, they began to wonder whether Ireland was worth the price in lives […]


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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