In The Current Issue

REGULARS

From the Editor

HISTORY IN THE NEWS:
A piece of commercial art with a political message?
Tony Canavan
Hardiman’s History of Galway 200 years on
John Cunningham
ON THIS DAY
Aodhán Crealey

OBITUARY
Margaret MacCurtain
Thomas O’Loughlin

BITE-SIZED HISTORY
Tony Canavan

Letters
Pogrom?
Corrections
Revisionism
Idly?
Frederick Shaw (not Abraham Brewster)
in cartoon
Thomas McCabe and slavery
Roger McCorley

Platform
Truth and history
Padraig Yeates

KINDRED LINES:
Tracing BAME people in Ireland c. 1700–1922
Fiona Fitzsimons

ARTEFACTS:
Annie Burke’s Bloody Sunday glasses
Siobhán Doyle

GEMS OF ARCHITECTURE:
Egan’s, 31–32 St Patrick’s Street, Cork
Pat Ruane

100 YEARS AGO:
Bloody Sunday
Joseph E.A. Connell Jr.

Reviews

SEEN ON TV:
Building Ireland: Marino garden suburb
Donal Fallon

MUSEUM EYE:
Louth County Museum
Tony Canavan

Bookworm
By Joe Culley

The Big Books
Kennedy, O’Halpin and Whelan (eds), Documents on Irish Foreign Policy Volume XII: 1961–1965
By Deaglán de Bréadún

Book Reviews
Whelan, May tyrants tremble: the life of William Drennan, 1754–1820
By Tim Murtagh
Walker, Irish history matters: politics, identities and commemoration
By John Gibney
Kinsella, Dublin City University 1980–2020: designed to be different
By Colum Kenny
Fitzgibbon, US politics, propaganda and the Afghan mujahedeen: domestic
politics and the Afghan war
By Angus Mitchell

Features

CHIEFS’ PRIZE 2020:
The tánaiste and the crown prince problem
Matthew McGinty

CLASS:
Life downstairs in Newbridge House
Cathal Dowd Smith

RACE:
Tony Small, friend and manservant of Lord Edward Fitzgerald
Laura McKenna

WAR OF INDEPENDENCE I:
The curious case of the ‘Sinn Féin typhoid plot’
Michael B. Barry

WAR OF INDEPENDENCE II:
The Kilmichael ambush and the outer limits of Irish historical revisionism
John Regan

PARTITION:
The Government of Ireland Act 1920
Cormac Moore

DIASPORA:
Hugh Mahon, the Irishman expelled from the Australian parliament
Jeff Kildea

FOLKLORE:
Food for humans, fairies and the dead at Hallowe’en
Regina Sexton

SOURCES:
The Dublin Port Company photographic archive
Aidan Crawley



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