Among the various terms applied to works of reference, ‘atlas’ has now become the most user-friendly, more companionable than ‘companion’ and certainly less repellent than ‘dictionary’, ‘directory’ or ‘encyclopaedia’. To […]

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Socialism BC (before Connolly) is an episodic, disconnected subject. It staged a grand entry in the 1820s through such leading co-operators as Robert Owen and William Thompson, shrank to a […]

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The Irish Association for Research in Women’s History was formed in 1988 to encourage research and publications in the field of women’s history. It is currently sponsoring the Women’s History […]

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DS:    How do you come to have such an interesting name as de Courcy Ireland? JDCI:    I don’t actually know the full story. The de Courcys were, of course, a […]

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Sean Keating was one of the more significant painters in the formative years of the Irish Free State. He was born in Limerick in 1889, where he enrolled in the […]

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