Volume 5

Issue List

Issue 1 (Spring 1997)

Issue 2 (Summer 1997)

Issue 3 (Autumn 1997)

  • Features
  • News
  • Reviews
  • That field of glory. The story of Clontarf, from battleground to garden suburb
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    Darkest Dublin: The story of the Church Street disaster and a pictorial account of the slums of Dublin in 1913
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  • Personal Histories

    Personal Histories is an initiative by History Ireland, which aims to capture the individual histories of Irish people both in Ireland and around the world. It is hoped to build an extensive database reflecting Irish lives, giving them a chance to be heard, remembered and to add their voice to the historical record.
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  • Editor’s Choice

    Planning of the Rising
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    James Bryce and the politics of inhumanity
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    Our men in Mauritius: Lowry Cole and Pope Hennessy
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    On this Day

    June 20

    • 1968 Austin Currie, Nationalist MP for East Tyrone in Stormont, occupied a house in Caledon, Co. Tyrone, in protest at discrimination by unionists in allocating council houses. The house had been allocated to a nineteen-year-old single woman with unionist connections over 269 other applicants on the waiting list.
    • 1918 Arthur Griffith (Sinn Féin) defeated J.F. O’Hanlon (IPP)—by 3,795 votes to 2,581—in the Cavan East by-election.
    • 1867 Clan na Gael, a secret oath-bound organisation, was founded in New York by Jerome Collins, meteorological and science editor of the New York Herald.
    • 1763 Theobald Wolfe Tone, United Irishman and iconic figure in Irish revolutionary nationalism, was born at 44 Stafford Street, Dublin, the son of a coachmaker.
    • 1210 King John landed in Waterford with 7,000 knights, archers and foot soldiers—the greatest army yet seen in Ireland. His immediate mission was to break the power of the rebellious William de Braose, lord of Limerick.



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