William Howard Russell at the First Battle of Bull Run, 1861. By Royston Spears Sir William Howard Russell, special correspondent of the London Times, is best known today for his […]

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In late August 1829, the English poet William Wordsworth (1770–1850) crossed the Irish Sea for the first time, sailing from Holyhead to Howth. By Brandon C. Yen Wordsworth spent five […]

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Did Bloody Sunday really create ‘a nation in revolt’ that eschewed constitutional politics? By Dan Haverty A close examination of community politics in Derry’s Bogside after ‘Bloody Sunday’ reveals a […]

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How much did Irish relations with the Commonwealth change after 1949? By Ben Wynne The history of Ireland’s membership of the Commonwealth is well known but the country’s relations with […]

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The Harvard Irish Study, 1930–6. By Anne Byrne and Eoin O’Sullivan Family and community in Ireland, first published in 1940 by Conrad Maynadier Arensberg and Solon Toothaker Kimball, is one […]

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