In 1842 Richard Robert Madden published the first volume of what would prove to be one of the most influential sympathetic accounts of the 1798 rebellion in Ireland. The United […]

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In 1842 Richard Robert Madden published the first volume of what would prove to be one of the most influential sympathetic accounts of the 1798 rebellion in Ireland. The United […]

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Thomas Bartlett, David Dickson, Dáire Keogh and Kevin Whelan (eds) (Four Courts Press, E50) ISBN 1-85182-430-8 Eleven years ago I wrote that the study of Ireland in the 1790s was […]

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Report to the First Consul [Buonaparte], 16 nivôse 9 [18 January 1801] Two Irishmen called on me and submitted a memorial which they wish to present to the First Consul […]

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Robert Emmet was arrested on 25 August 1803 by Dublin’s chief of police, Town Major Henry Charles Sirr. From the time of his appointment as assistant town major in 1796 […]

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