A chara,—Seán Mac Mathúna (1876–1949) of Luogh, Doolin, Co. Clare, collected folklore during the 1930s and 1940s. Seán was also known as Johnny (Mháirtín) McMahon to his neighbours and friends. […]

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Sir,—In relation to my letter (HI 27.4, July/August 2019), may I offer some new evidence that Augustino de Cruce should not be regarded as the ‘progenitor’ of the Cruise family […]

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By Joseph E.A. Connell Jr The first organised action against British military forces after the Rising took place at Fermoy on Sunday 7 September 1919. The IRA’s Cork No. 2 […]

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BY TONY CANAVAN Alcock and Brown return to Clifden The two men who made aviation history by becoming the first to fly non-stop across the Atlantic are returning to the […]

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The implications for history journals, researchers and learned societies. By Jacqueline Hill Recent decades have seen certain publishers of science journals focus chiefly on profit. Naturally, libraries and other subscribers […]

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