In The Current Issue

REGULARS

From the Editor

HISTORY IN THE NEWS:
Yeats and the Bohs boys
Celebrating Ireland’s computer science pioneers

ON THIS DAY
By Aodhán Crealey

BITE-SIZED HISTORY
By Donal Fallon

Platform
Last orders for the Decade of Centenaries
By John Gibney

GEMS OF ARCHITECTURE:
Community Library/St Dominic’s Church, Athy, Co. Kildare
By Damian Murphy

KINDRED LINES:
Artisans’ and labourers’ cottages
By Fiona Fitzsimons

ARTEFACTS:
Dalway/Chichester duelling pistols
By Hugh Stephenson

LOCAL ARCHIVES:
The Canon Dwyer Collection
By Rene Franklin Lynch

100 YEARS AGO:
Four IRA leaders executed in Mountjoy Jail
By Joseph E.A. Connell Jr

Reviews

SEEN ON TV:
Marú in Iarthar Chorcaí (Murder in West Cork)
By Sylvie Kleinman

MUSEUM EYE:
The Bishop’s Palace, Waterford
By Donal Fallon

SEEN ON STAGE:
The Great Pacificator by Sigerson Clifford
By Donal Fallon

Bookworm
By Joe Culley

The Big Book
Mannion and McGarry (eds), The Irish revolution: a global history
Reviewed by John Horne

Book Reviews
Coleman, Duffy and O’Keeffe (eds), Ireland and the Crusades
By Grace O’Keeffe
Murtagh, Irish artisans and radical politics, 1776–1820: apprenticeship to
revolution
By Jim Smyth
Casey, The Irish Department of Finance 1959–99
By Felix M. Larkin
Machnamh: Memory, History and Imagination
By Colum Kenny

Features

POLITICS
Sefraid Ó Fearghail and Anghaile, 1271–1318
By Stephen Hewer

RELIGION:
Miler Magrath, the enigmatic archbishop
By Patrick J. Ryan

SOURCES:
The trial of Revd William Jackson, April 1795
By Ruairí Nolan

PROPHECY:
1825—the apocalypse in Ireland
By Thomas P. Power

NAVAL:
The take-over of the naval dockyard at Haulbowline, 1923
By Daire Brunicardi

ART:
‘No thatched cottages’—representing the Irish Free State at Chicago’s World’s Fair
By Billy Shortall

PARTITION:
A union severed? Loyalists in Irish Free State border counties, 1922–7
By Jack Hepworth

INTERNATIONAL:
Ireland and East Central Europe: parallels in border revision
By Erik Stewart

REPUTATIONS:
Oliver J. Flanagan—populist firebrand in 1940s Ireland
By Michael Loughman



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