Emer Purcell, Paul MacCotter, Julianne Nyhan and John Sheehan (eds), Clerics, kings and Vikings: essays on medieval Ireland in honour of Donnchadh Ó Corráin (Four Courts Press, €60 hb, 584pp, […]

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The Irish Whiskey Museum is Dublin’s latest, and it has a prime site opposite the front gate of Trinity College. The entrance is located between two shops and may be […]

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THE FEMINIST MOVEMENTS OF THE 1960S AND 1970S ELSEWHERE WERE IN ESSENCE MODERNISATION MOVEMENTS; IRELAND’S TIME-LINE WAS DIFFERENT. The feminist organisation of which I was a founding member in 1970 […]

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In the decade after the passing of the Poor Relief (Ireland) Act of 1838, the workhouse system was rolled out across Ireland. Irish workhouses were created to house the destitute […]

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‘To General Strickland, Victoria Barracks, Cork We are holding Mrs Lindsay and her chauffeur, James Clarke, prisoners. They have been convicted as spies and are under sentence of death. If […]

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