By Fiona Fitzsimons This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Irish Church Act (1869), which disestablished the Church of Ireland. As the State church, the Church of Ireland was […]

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A master-class in trolling from an eighteenth-century bishop. By Clare Moriarty George Berkeley is Ireland’s best-known historical philosopher, whose fame rests on being the chief advocate of a pretty peculiar […]

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Exploring medieval Ireland’s economy via papal taxation records.   By Chris Chevallier There are multiple obstacles hindering the study of the Irish medieval economy. Regionalism and political divisions spatially limited […]

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What does the public reaction to the safe retrieval of holy relics from Notre Dame Cathedral reveal about the cult of relics in the modern world? By Niamh Wycherley Shocking […]

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What caused the ‘great explosion’? By Michael Fewer The Civil War began on 28 June 1922, when the National Army attacked an anti-Treaty force that had been in occupation of […]

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