In The Current Issue

REGULARS

From the Editor

HISTORY IN THE NEWS:
New radical voices in the Irish Newspaper Archives
Donal Fallon
Commemorative stamps for the Carnegie libraries in Ireland
Felix M. Larkin
ON THIS DAY
Aodhán Crealey
BITE-SIZED HISTORY
Tony Canavan

Letters
Liam O’Flaherty’s ‘disillusionment’ with the Soviet Union?
Lady Lettice Digby—correction
Home Rule in Hollywood
Open access publishing and academia
Was the War of Independence necessary?

Platform
History to be retained as a core subject in the new junior cycle
Deirdre Mac Mahúna

KINDRED LINES:
Ordnance Survey employment records
Fiona Fitzsimons

GEMS OF ARCHITECTURE:
War Memorial, Pery Square, Limerick
Damian Murphy

ARTEFACTS:
Dickie Bird—buried but not forgotten
Lar Joye

Events

100 YEARS AGO:
Long committee creates two Home Rule parliaments
Joseph E.A. Connell Jr

Reviews

SEEN ON TV:
Daniel O’Connell: forgotten king of Ireland
John Gibney

MUSEUM EYE:
(Ad)dressing Our Hidden Truths, Collins Barracks
Brandi Goddard

Bookworm
By Joe Culley

The Big Book
D’Alton and Milne (eds), Protestant and Irish: the minority’s search for place in independent Ireland
By Raymond Refaussé

Book Reviews
Etchingham, Sigurðsson, Ní Mhaonaigh and Ashman Rowe (eds), Norse–Gaelic contacts in a Viking world
By Seán Duffy
Slattery, Social life in pre-Reformation Dublin, 1450–1540
By Henry A. Jefferies
Hay, Na Fianna Éireann and the Irish Revolution, 1909–23: scouting for rebels
By Angus Mitchell
O’Neill, Belfast Battalion: a history of the Belfast IRA 1922–1969
By Fergus Whelan

Features

CHIEFS’ PRIZE 2019:
The late medieval renaissance of the Uí Maine lordship
Daniel Curley

CARTOGRAPHY:
Robert Lythe’s maps of Ireland
Arnold Horner

RELIGION:
Disestablishment—in the nick of time
Kenneth Milne

LOYAL ORDERS:
The Orange revival in King’s County (Offaly)
Quincey Dougan

SECOND GLANCE:
The inspiration behind ‘The Last General Absolution of the Munsters at Rue-du-Bois’?
John Hayes

SEXUAL VIOLENCE:
Sexual violence and the Irish Revolution
Linda Connolly

CENTENARY:
The Irish Self-Determination League of Great Britain, 1919–31
Pádraig Manning

IRISH ABROAD:
Eugene Hoade: Jerusalem’s turbulent Irish priest, 1928–56
Seán William Gannon

IDEOLOGY:
Loyalism and British-Israelism
Aidan Cotteral-Boyce



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