Field hockey has been played by women in Ireland for a little more than a century and a quarter. The Irish Ladies’ Hockey Union, instituted in 1894, was the first […]

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The chevalier brothers-in-law—Thomas O’Gorman, antiquary, genealogist and wine merchant, and Charles-Geneviève d’Éon de Beaumont, transgender diplomat and spy. By Seán O’Halloran The publication of a recently discovered copy of the […]

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Ireland and the history of blasphemy. By David Nash For much of the twentieth century, western governments believed either that blasphemy laws were long-dead fragments of a bygone age or […]

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A journeyman sea captain made exceptional picture-charts of Irish harbours almost 400 years ago.   By Arnold Horner A little-noticed survey of many of Ireland’s harbours, made in the 1630s, […]

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A new calendar of documents, commissioned by the Irish Jesuits for the bicentenary of the order’s restoration in 1814. By Vera Moynes An anti-clerical edict proclaimed by the president and […]

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