In mendicant orders—Franciscans, Dominicans, Carmelites and Augustinians—monastic life and outside religious activity are combined; neither personal nor community tenure […]

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Toby Barnard (Yale University Press, 344.40) ISBN 0300096690 Irish Protestant ascents and descents, 1641–1770 Toby Barnard (Four Courts Press, 355) ISBN 1851826939   The preface of A new anatomy of […]

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John Toland (1670-1722) was probably born near Clonmany in Inishowen, County Donegal, into a Catholic Irish-speaking environment. As a child he courted infamy by arguing about theology with the local […]

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Old World colony: Cork and South Munster 1630–1830 David Dickson Cork University Press, E49 h/b, E29.95p/b ISBN 1859183557 Historians of eighteenth-century Ireland have waited a long time for the appearance […]

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The Irish Greyhound pig was a descendant of the European wild pig (Sus scrofa) that had roamed Irish forests since prehistoric times. It was first domesticated in Ireland during the […]

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