On the occasion of the 250th anniversary of the Trinity College Historical Society (‘the Hist’). By Ian Ashe The Hist’s 250th anniversary in March 2020 is an apt occasion to […]

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Alcohol, music, animals and vegetables in early nineteenth-century Irish prisons. By Richard Butler James Palmer and Benjamin Woodward, the State’s prison inspectors in early nineteenth-century Ireland, faced a monumental challenge: […]

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The recent death of Monty Python’s Terry Jones (a published historian, incidentally) calls to mind one of the greatest satires ever to appear on film, The life of Brian (which Jones […]

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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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