ON THE 200TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH—3 NOVEMBER 1815—OF THE YOUNG IRELANDER By Anthony Russell John Mitchel was acclaimed by Patrick Pearse, who declared Jail Journal to be ‘the last […]

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Irish Schools’ Registers By Fiona Fitzsimons The Irish Schools’ Registers are deposited in the National Archives of Ireland. (These are separate and distinct from the National School Registers [ED/2] 1832–1963, […]

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The seditious library of Archibald Hamilton Rowan By Fergus Whelan Two years after the death of the United Irishman Archibald Hamilton Rowan (1751–1834), his library at Rathcoffey House, Co. Kildare, […]

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WOLLSTONECRAFT’S EXPERIENCES IN IRELAND HELPED INFORM HER RADICAL CLASS AND GENDER ANALYSES By Jenny McAuley In October 1786, the 27-year-old Mary Wollstonecraft travelled to Ireland to take up a new […]

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THE FIRST MONUMENT ERECTED ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD TO THE VICTOR OF TRAFALGAR By Dennis Kennedy A water-colour sketch of the Nelson Arch near Castletownshend, Co. Cork, painted by the […]

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