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REGULARS

From the Editor

HISTORY IN THE NEWS:
Estimating the survival of texts and manuscripts in the Gaelic tradition
Documents on Irish Foreign Policy—a user’s guide

ON THIS DAY
Aodhán Crealey

BITE-SIZED HISTORY
Donal Fallon

Letters
KILMICHAEL: THE LIFE AND AFTERLIFE OF AN AMBUSH
MICHAEL COLLINS A DICTATOR?
The ‘Great Game’
CORRECTION
HENRY WILSON
BANTRY IN THE CIVIL WAR

Platform
Phantom Force—the ‘Royal Irish Constabulary Special Reserve’
By D.M. Leeson

GEMS OF ARCHITECTURE:
Heywood Gardens
By Damian Murphy

KINDRED LINES:
Evidence in folklore for Irish family history
By Fiona Fitzsimons

ARTEFACTS:
How to Play Gaelic Football (1914)
By Siobhán Doyle

LOCAL ARCHIVES:
BRIDGING THE DISTANCE— Intergenerational Administration in Sligo
By Corinne Herward

100 YEARS AGO:
W.T. Cosgrave takes office and introduces the Constitution
By Joseph E.A. Connell Jr

Reviews

SEEN ON TV:
Nazi sa Gaeltacht
By Sylvie Kleinman

MUSEUM EYE:
Original Sins
By Donal Fallon

Bookworm
By Joe Culley

The Big Book
ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF JAMES JOYCE’S ULYSSES
Reviewed by Daniel Mulhall

Book Reviews
The Devil from over the Sea: Remembering and Forgetting Oliver Cromwell in Ireland
By Guy Beiner
SPIRITUAL WOUNDS: TRAUMA TESTIMONY & THE IRISH CIVIL WAR
By Colum Kenny
EOIN MacNEILL: THE PEN AND THE SWORD
By Patrick Maume
MARY HAYDEN, IRISH HISTORIAN AND FEMINIST, 1862-1942
Eamonn O’Flaherty

Features

CELTIC MONASTICISM:
Aislinge Meic Con Glinne—an early medieval ‘vision’ of Cork
By Henry A. Jefferies

MEDICINE:
A precious bodily fluid—blood, the Irish connection
By Shaun R. McCann

PHILANTHROPY:
Lionel de Rothschild and the Great Irish Famine
By Norbert Götz

CRIME:
Murder at the Broadstone terminus
By Brian Griffin

POLITICS:
Who speaks for Ulster? Similarities between elections in Derry 1913 and Northern Ireland 2022
By M.C. Rast

REPUTATIONS:
The many parts of Daisy Bannard Cogley
By Elaine Sisson and Brian Trench

SCHOOLS’ ESSAY COMPETITION:
THE LIMERICK SOVIET 1919
By John Lonergan

AGRICULTURE:
Cultivating a return: tillage farming, food security and the lessons of the early twentieth century
By Mícheál Ó Fathartaigh

CRAFTS:
Emperor, Queen and Cardinal: a forgotten chapter in the story of Irish linen
By Deborah White



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