After almost a century, readers of Ulysses are still learning about how and why James Joyce created one of the most complex and provocative Jewish characters in literature. By Vincent […]

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Murlough, Co. Donegal By Jon Sass Near the summit of Croaghan Hill, Murlough, Co. Donegal, are the remains of possibly the most advanced windmill in Ireland. It was built in […]

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Richard Lovell Edgeworth, born at Bath, Somerset, in 1744, died at Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford, 200 years ago. By Tony Lyons The Edgeworths settled in Ireland in the mid-1580s during the […]

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Bushe, Connell and an eighteenth-century Irish population controversy. By David Parker Gervase Parker Bushe was a taxman. It was his job to ensure that you paid your dues to the […]

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In recent years technology has placed another essential tool within reach of genealogists—DNA testing kits. By Fiona Fitzsimons A person’s ancestry is written in his or her DNA. The evidence […]

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