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.
    Click Here to go to the Personal Histories page
  • 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

    November 15

    • 1991 George Otto Simms, archbishop of Dublin (1956–69), archbishop of Armagh (1969–80) and scholar who was a leading authority on the Book of Kells, died.
    • 1985 The Anglo-Irish Agreement, ushering in an era of direct rule for Northern Ireland with the Republic playing an advisory role, was signed by Taoiseach Garret Fitzgerald and British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
    • 1860 The mutilated body of James Murray, steward to John George Adair, landlord of the Gartan, Glenveagh and Derryveagh estates in North Donegal, was discovered near Lough Veagh. Blaming his tenantry, Adair subsequently evicted them—244 people from 46 households—over a three-day period the following April.
    • 1985 The Anglo-Irish Agreement was signed by Taoiseach Garret Fitzgerald and Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher at Hillsborough Castle, Co. Down.

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