The decisive stance taken by the Catholic bishop of Cork, Francis Moylan, towards the threat of French invasion in December 1796. By Gordon Kennedy On Christmas Day 1796, while Theobald […]

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As a twenty-something enrolled at the Middle Temple, where he came to know as much about the law as ‘of necromancy’, and making not the slightest attempt to resist the […]

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Remembering the Year of the French: Irish folk history and social memory Guy Beiner (University of Wisconsin Press, $49.95) ISBN 9780299218201 The Irish Folklore Commission, 1935–1970 Micheál Briody (Helsinki: Studia […]

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The Writings of Theobald Wolfe Tone, 1763–1798, Volume III: France, the Rhine, Lough Swilly and death of Tone, January 1797 to November 1798 T. W. Moody, R. B. McDowell and […]

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On a cold day in March 1796 Aristide Du Petit Thouars, a ci-devant French aristocrat and naval officer just returned from exile in America, visited the Panthéon in the heart […]

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