In The Current Issue

REGULARS

From the Editor

HISTORY IN THE NEWS:
The wreck of HMS Wasp, 1884
Tom Sigafoos
The Reids of Ramelton, Jamaica, Glasgow and Belfast
Dermot Scott
ON THIS DAY
Aodhán Crealey

BITE-SIZED HISTORY
Tony Canavan

Letters
Patrick Maume and revisionism
‘Champion of the Slaves’
‘The failings of past generations’?
Pewter cup
Teaching Council of Ireland history requirement

OBITUARY:
Seamus Deane
Kevin Whelan

Platform
The ever-complicated relationship between Ireland and the UK
Aileen Bowe

GEMS OF ARCHITECTURE:
Smokehouse at Frenchpark, Co. Roscommon
Damian Murphy

ARTEFACTS:
British Army armoured cars in the War of Independence
Lar Joye

KINDRED LINES:
The 1939 Registers
Fiona Fitzsimons

LOCAL ARCHIVES:
The Barton Papers in Wicklow County Archives
Catherine Wright

100 YEARS AGO:
The Truce and preliminary negotiations between de Valera and Lloyd George
Joseph E. A. Connell Jr

Reviews

WHAT’S ON STAGE:
Terence MacSwiney—playwright and patriot
Fiona Brennan

SEEN ON TV:
Spotlight: A contested centenary
Donal Fallon

MUSEUM EYE:
Carlingford Heritage Centre
Tony Canavan

Bookworm
By Joe Culley

The Big Books
Parkinson, A difficult birth: the early years of Northern Ireland, 1920–25;
Magill, Political conflict in east Ulster 1920–22: revolution and reprisal
By Seán Bernard Newman

Book Reviews
Martyn, The tribes of Galway, 1124–1642
By Andreas Boldt
Kinmonth, Irish country furniture and furnishings, 1700–2000
By John Gibney
Milligan, Painting Dublin 1886–1949: visualising a changing city
By Sylvie Kleinman
Collins and Meehan, Saving the state: Fine Gael from Collins to Varadkar
By Barry Walsh

Features

MEDIEVAL HERITAGE:
The remnants of William Marshal’s lordship in Leinster today
John Marshall

PIONEER:
‘Deaf Liberator’—the life and times of Francis Maginn, 1861– 1918
Noel O’Connell

CARTOGRAPHY:
Mapping for wheels—maps for Ireland’s first cycling revolution, 1880–1920
Arnold Horner

ASSASSINATION:
The Fenian plot to kill the future King George V
Dean Jobb

WAR OF INDEPENDENCE I:
The rebel priests of Mullagh—Fr Pat Gaynor, Fr Michael McKenna and the War of Independence
Áine Hensey

WAR OF INDEPENDENCE II:
‘We English protest’—Margaret Buckmaster’s peace crusade
Eugene Dunphy

WAR OF INDEPENDENCE III:
The 1921 elections to the Northern Ireland parliament
Elaine Callinan

CLASS & COLONIALISM:
The Leinster Regiment and the Malabar rebellion of 1921—‘another Irish question’
Terry Dunne



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