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From the Editor

HISTORY IN THE NEWS:
ON THIS DAY
Aodhán Crealy
Linen Hall Library’s new digital archive
Orpen exhibition at the National Gallery
Donal Maguire
BITE-SIZED HISTORY
Tony Canavan

Letters
Cork Fatality Register
Boer War artefacts

Platform
Conversion by coercion? The Reformation in Ireland
Henry A. Jefferies

GEMS OF ARCHITECTURE:
Mountlong Castle, Co. Cork
Stephen Byrne

KINDRED LINES:
Presbyterian records
Fiona Fitzsimons

ARTEFACTS:
The Boer Irish Brigades
Lar Joye

Events

100 YEARS AGO:
Force-feeding of prisoners and hunger strikes
Joseph E.A. Connell Jr

Reviews

RADIO EAR:
Frank Stagg’s three funerals
John Gibney

MUSEUM EYE:
Central Bank Visitor Centre
Tony Canavan

Bookworm
By Joe Culley

The Big Book
Ward, Hannah Sheehy Skeffington
By Patrick Maume

Book Reviews
Dawson, The Belfast Jacobin: Samuel Neilson and the United Irishmen
By Sylvie Kleinman
Dorney, The Civil War in Dublin: the fight for the Irish capital, 1922–24
By John Gibney
White, Alfie: the life and times of Alfie Byrne
By Frank MacGabhann
Powell, The political economy of the Irish welfare state: Church, State and capital
By Bartholomew Begley

Features

WHAT’S NEW IN MSS:
Jacobite relics in Trinity College, Dublin
Estelle Gittins

SLAVERY:
‘Champion of the Slaves’—Howe Peter Browne, 2nd marquess of Sligo (1788–1845)
Anne Chambers

REPUTATIONS:
Sister Nivedita—a psychological reassessment
Malachi O’Doherty

PROPAGANDA:
The United Irish League of America (UILA), Clan na Gael and The Cloven Foot
Tony King

MILITARY:
What happened to Redmond’s National Volunteers?
Shane Brown

INTERNATIONAL:
Irish units facing the 1918 German spring offensive
Mark Phelan

IDEOLOGY:
Language politics: comparing Irish nationalism and Zionism
Aidan Beatty

INTERVIEW:
Ireland after Donnchadh Ó Corráin
Seán Duffy



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