• History Ireland January/February 2023
Established in 1993 and now published every two months, each issue of History Ireland features  a wide variety of topics, from the earliest times to the present day, giving a sense of the distant past while offering a contemporary edge. Every article is illustrated with photographs, maps or paintings to provide a vivid impression of the topic.  

January/December 2023

Volume 31 No. 1


From the Editor

 

HISTORY IN THE NEWS:

 

       Yeats and the Bohs boys

       Brian Trench

 

       Celebrating Ireland’s computer science pioneers

       Brian Smyth 

 

       ON THIS DAY

       Aodhán Crealey

 

BITE-SIZED HISTORY

       Donal Fallon 

 

PLATFORM:

       Last orders for the Decade of Centenaries

       John Gibney  

 

ARTEFACTS:

       Dalway/Chichester duelling pistols

       Hugh Stephenson

 

KINDRED LINES: 

       Artisans’ and labourers’ cottages

       Fiona Fitzsimon

 

GEMS OF ARCHITECTURE:

       Community Library/St Dominic’s Church, Athy, Co. Kildare 

       Damian Murphys

 

LOCAL ARCHIVES:

       The Canon Dwyer Collection

       Rene Franklin Lynch 

 

100 YEARS AGO:

       Four IRA leaders executed in Mountjoy Jail

       Joseph E.A. Connell Jr

 

REVIEWS

 

 

SEEN ON TV:

       Marú in Iarthar Chorcaí (Murder in West Cork)

       Sylvie Kleinman

 

MUSEUM EYE:

       The Bishop’s Palace, Waterford

       Donal Fallon 

 

SEEN ON STAGE:

       The Great Pacificator by Sigerson Clifford

       Donal Fallon

 

Bookworm

       Joe Culley

 

The Big Book

 

       Mannion and McGarry (eds), The Irish revolution: a global history

       By John Horne

 

Book Reviews

 

       Coleman, Duffy and O’Keeffe (eds), Ireland and the Crusades 

       By Grace O’Keeffe

 

       Murtagh, Irish artisan and radical politics, 1776–1820: apprenticeship to revolution

       By Jim Smyth

 

       Casey, The Irish Department of Finance 1959–99

       By Felix M. Larkin

 

       Machnamh: Memory, History and Imagination 

       By Colum Kenny

 

FEATURES

 

 

POLITICS:

       Sefraid Ó Fearghail and Anghaile, 1271–1318

       Stephen Hewer

 

RELIGION:

       Miler Magrath, the enigmatic archbishop

       Patrick J. Ryan

 

NEW IN MANUSCRIPTS:

       The trial of Revd William Jackson, April 1795

       Ruairí Nolan

 

PROPHECY:

       1825—the apocalypse in Ireland 

       Thomas P. Power

 

NAVAL:

       The take-over of the naval dockyard at Haulbowline, 1923

       Daire Brunicardi

 

ART:

       ‘No thatched cottages’—representing the Irish Free State at Chicago’s World’s Fair

       Billy Shortall

 

PARTITION:

       A union severed? Loyalists in Irish Free State border counties, 1922–7

       Jack Hepworth

 

INTERNATIONAL:

       Ireland and east central Europe: parallels in border revision

       Erik Stewart

 

REPUTATIONS:

       Oliver J. Flanagan—populist firebrand in 1940s Ireland

       Michael Loughman

 

 

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