In The Current Issue

REGULARS

From the Editor

HISTORY IN THE NEWS:
Four Courts Press at 50
James Kelly
Grangegorman Histories: honouring the past
ON THIS DAY
Aodhán Crealey

BITE-SIZED HISTORY

Letters
Griffith in Longford (not Sligo)
Collins killed in action, not assassinated
A new mutation of revisionism
Repatriating the remains of Patrick Sarsfield
Maurin Mitchell, Storm over Spain (1937)
Correction

Platform
Clean hands? Ireland, slavery and the slave-trade
Laurence Fenton

KINDRED LINES:
Army discharge records
Fiona Fitzsimons

GEMS OF ARCHITECTURE:
SS Creteboom, Ballina, Co. Mayo
Damian Murphy

ARTEFACTS:
The Universal Carrier
Lar Joye

100 YEARS AGO:
Terence MacSwiney dies on hunger strike
Joseph E.A. Connell Jr.

Reviews

SEEN ON TV:
Hawks and Doves—the Crown and Ireland’s War of  Independence
Donal Fallon

MUSEUM EYE:
Decade of Centenaries pop-up Women’s Museum
Tony Canavan

Bookworm
By Joe Culley

The Big Book
Nuttall, Different and the same: a folk history of Protestants in independent Ireland
By Ida Milne

Book Reviews
Kelleher, The alliance of pirates: Ireland and Atlantic piracy in the early seventeenth century
By Eamon Darcy
Urquhart, Irish divorce: a history
By Mary Kenny
O’Donoghue and O’Doherty, Irish speakers and schooling in the Gaeltacht, 1900 to the present
By Tony Lyons
Heney, The Arms Crisis of 1970: the plot that never was
By Thomas Leahy

Features

MILITARY:
The marquis de Boisseleau and the ‘Battle of the Breach’ at the first siege of Limerick, 1690
Pádraig Lenihan

LEGAL:
Abraham Brewster—from legal obscurity to lord chancellor
Rob Christie

FIRST WORLD WAR:
James Murray—a life less ordinary
John Murray

SOURCES
Facts and fallacies of the Belfast pogrom
Kieran Glennon

MUSIC:
Music for MacSwiney
Axel Klein

ADVERTISING:
Marketing the Free State in Britain
Billy Shortall

WAR OF INDEPENDENCE:
Gregory and the Swanzy riots, 1920
Ciaran Toal

PHILOSOPHY:
G.E.M. Anscombe—Irish-born philosopher
John Hayes

50 YEARS ON:
Charles J. Haughey and the Arms Crisis
Stephen Kelly

WHAT IF?:
The 1974 Ulster Workers’ Council strike and fears of British withdrawal
Ian Wood



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