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

    December 03

    • 1921 The draft of the Articles of Agreement (Treaty), discussed at the London talks during October and November, was presented to the cabinet in Dublin and rejected.
    • 1919 Pierre-Auguste Renoir (78), leading painter in the development of the Impressionist style, died.
    • 1972 The Offences Against the State (Amendment) Bill was passed by Dáil Éireann by 69 votes to 22. Fine Gael dropped its opposition to the bill after two bombs exploded in the centre of Dublin, killing two men and injuring over a hundred others, two days previously.
    • 1925 The British, Irish and Northern Irish governments agreed to shelve the report of the Boundary Commission (1924–5) and to recognise the existing border as fixed by the Anglo-Irish Treaty (1921) and the Government of Ireland Act (1920).

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