Earliest Theobald Wolfe Tone manuscripts (1783) recently discovered. By Sylvie Kleinman When Theobald Wolfe Tone’s son William published his father’s papers as the Life in 1826, he admitted suppressing ‘the […]

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New on-line catalogue from the National Archives, Ireland. By Martin Fagan, Nigel Johnston and Vera Moynes ‘Captain Rock Do hereby warn the Genetery of Youghall, It is not Gould nor […]

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A fascinating family connection with a failed rebellion. By Fergus Whelan At 11pm on 5 March 1867, an undercover policeman watched as small groups of armed Fenians mustered at Palmerston […]

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The real history of Irish slavery on Barbados highlights how much worse slavery was for Africans in the Americas, reminding us that the curse of Cromwell has haunted more than […]

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A newly discovered manuscript throws a vivid, uncensored and revealing light on an Ulster Presbyterian community and an otherwise obscure eighteenth-century cultural world. By Andrew Carpenter Although several women living […]

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