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REGULARS

From the Editor

HISTORY IN THE NEWS:
Jack B. Yeats: Painting & Memory
Marie Bourke
Staging the Treaty
Theo Dorgan
ON THIS DAY
Aodhán Crealey

BITE-SIZED HISTORY
Tony Canavan

Letters
Cromwell and Ireland: new perspectives
Truth Recovery Process
Civil War dismissed and downplayed?
Second thoughts

Platform
The Treaty—victory or defeat?
Brian Hanley

KINDRED LINES:
Irish Reproductive Loan Fund Institution
Fiona Fitzsimons

ARTEFACTS:
British Army First World War campaign medals
Lar Joye

GEMS OF ARCHITECTURE:
Poolbeg stacks
Emma Gilleece

LOCAL ARCHIVES:
Local authorities and ‘Emergency’ turf-cutting
Joanne Rothwell

100 YEARS AGO:
‘Articles of Agreement’ are signed
Joseph E. A. Connell Jr

Reviews

SEEN ON TV:
Songs for While I’m Away
Donal Fallon

MUSEUM EYE:
Irish Museum of Time, Waterford
Tony Canavan

Bookworm
By Joe Culley

The Big Books
Dickson, The first Irish cities: an eighteenth-century transformation
By John Cunningham

Book Reviews
Beattie (ed.), Donegal Annual: Columban edition
By Matthew Stout
Gribben, The rise and fall of Christian Ireland
By Mary Kenny
Eastwood, Samhain: the roots of Halloween
By Regina Sexton
Earls Fitzgerald, Combatants and civilians in revolutionary Ireland, 1918–1923
By Mary McAuliffe

Features

ANNIVERSARY
Columba 1500—the extent of our knowledge
Thomas O’Loughlin

CHIEFS’ PRIZE 2021:
An inauguration of a MacWilliam Íochtair at Rausakeera, Co. Mayo, during the Nine Years War
Declan Keenan

TRANSPORT:
Ireland’s ‘canal navigators’
Eugene Coyle

HEALTH:
Vaccination in Ireland: the evolution of a process
Laurence Geary

SECOND GLANCE:
A noble tribute—Sarah Cecilia Harrison’s portrait of Anna and Thomas Haslam
Hannah Baker

DIPLOMACY:
The Dáil cabinet’s mission to Belfast, November 1921 to January 1922
Julitta Clancy

REPUTATIONS:
Moya Llewelyn Davies: spy, stalker, patriot or fantasist?
Seán Ryan

MUSIC:
Delia Murphy—legend of Irish folk music
Aidan O’Hara

ART:
‘Giving a fart in its corduroys’—Irish attitudes to modern art
Róisín Kennedy



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