In The Current Issue

REGULARS

From the Editor

HISTORY IN THE NEWS:
The real origins of the Irish Independent
Felix M. Larkin
De Gaulle in Ireland, 1969
Sylvie Kleinman
ON THIS DAY
Aodhán Crealey
BITE-SIZED HISTORY
Tony Canavan

Letters
Brian O’Higgins and Holocaust denial
Was the War of Independence necessary?
Six men arrested after Knocklong rescue
Correction
The Bremen today
An English invasion, 1169?

Platform
The definition of British rule in Ireland as ‘usurpation’
Brian P. Murphy OSB

KINDRED LINES:
Tithe Applotment Books
Fiona Fitzsimons

GEMS OF ARCHITECTURE:
Strongstream Mill
Shay Kinsella

ARTEFACTS:
Internment during the War of Independence
Lar Joye

Events

100 YEARS AGO:
Volunteer oath to the Dáil
Joseph E.A. Connell Jr

Reviews

SEEN ON TV:
Rome v. Republic
Mary Kenny

MUSEUM EYE:
Brontë Parsonage Museum,  Haworth, Yorkshire
Tony Canavan

Bookworm
By Joe Culley

The Big Book
Beiner, Forgetful remembrance: social forgetting and vernacular historiography of a rebellion in Ulster
By Angus Mitchell

Book Reviews
Gibney, A short history of Ireland 1500–2000
By Evan Comerford
Watt, Popular protest and policing in Ascendency Ireland, 1691–1761
By Myrtle Hill
Walsh, Kilkenny in times of revolution 1900–1923
By Pádraig Óg Ó Ruairc
McCann, Burnt out: how the Troubles began
By Brian Hanley

Features

ECONOMY:
What was the distribution of wealth in Ireland c. 1300?
Chris Chevallier

REPUTATIONS:
Berkeley vs Walton
Clare Moriarty

BICENTENARY:
Peterloo—an Irish tragedy?
Mairtín Ó Catháin

MILITARY:
Ireland’s forgotten ‘Great War’?
Damian Shiels

SPORT:
‘The Champion Kiely’—Ireland’s greatest athlete?
Christopher Warner

LABOUR:
‘Meath is rich, Meath’s workers are poor’
Terry Dunne

WAR OF INDEPENDENCE:
Shooting ‘the Dog’
Seán Ryan

REVISION:
The Battle of the Four Courts, 28–30 June 1922
Michael Fewer

RELICS:
The Notre Dame fire and the cult of relics
Niamh Wycherley



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