John Toland (1670-1722) was probably born near Clonmany in Inishowen, County Donegal, into a Catholic Irish-speaking environment. As a child he courted infamy by arguing about theology with the local […]

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It was Milo Sweteman’s fate to follow in the footsteps of men more memorable than himself. He came from English settler stock in Kilkenny and was probably still a child […]

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In Ireland as a prelude to a nationwide valuation of land and buildings, the so-called Griffith’s Valuation, the Ordnance Survey was directed to map the whole country at a scale […]

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If the Trinity College Schools’ Competition may be taken as any kind of barometer, the future of history seems distinctly bright! First held in 1992 for the college’s quatercentenary year, […]

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Sir,—I recently bought the Winter issue of HI. I found it bothenlightening and entertaining. I particularly liked the article byChristine Kinealy about revisionism and the Great Irish Famine. Idiscovered what […]

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