The Plantation of Ulster: A Brief Overview
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By John Dorney The Plantation of Ulster was the project by the English monarchy, to colonise the northern province of Ireland with ..read more
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Book review: Ulster’s Lost Counties – Loyalism and Paramilitarism since 1920
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By Edward Burke Published by Cambridge University Press, 2024 Reviewer: Kieran Glennon  The late doyen of northern historians, Éamon Phoenix, often recounted ..read more
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Book Reviews: Pro-Franco Irish in the Spanish Civil War
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Crusade in Spain, by Eoin O’Duffy & Michael McCormack, 1938, republished 2019, Reconquista Press Salamanca Diaries, Father McCabe and the Spanish Civil ..read more
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Undermining democracy? The IRB and the 1918 election
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By John O’Beirne Ranelagh. An adapted extract from his new book ‘The Irish Republican Brotherhood 1914-1924’. Without the IRB, there would not have been a Rising in 1916, or an IRA, let alone a War of Independence. The IRB was a consciously small and elite secret society. It created the ..read more
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Podcast: The UCC Irish Civil War Fatalities Project
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Cathal Brennan discusses the Irish Civil War Fatality Project of University College Cork with John Dorney, who was one of the principle researchers. This was the first systematic attempt to count the dead of the Civil War of 1922-23. First broadcast on the Irish History Show. We discuss both the ..read more
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Podcast: the Ulster Plantation
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John Dorney and Cathal Brennan discuss the colonisation and settlement of Ulster in the seventeenth century. First broadcast on the Irish History Show. We discuss: The Origins of the plantation in the Nine Years War and the ‘Flight of the Earls’ The plans and thinking behind the plantation Its long-term ..read more
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Shunned. Ostracised. Excommunicated … Boycotted. The tribulations of Captain Charles Cunningham Boycott 
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By Myles Dungan ‘Mayo people do not steal, and if they shot a stranger, it would only be by mistake for a Scotch farmer or an English agent.’[1] (Bernard Becker, Disturbed Ireland, 1881 )  Since the depredations of the Whiteboys in the 1760s, followed by their ideological successors the Rightboys ..read more
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The Irish Volunteers of the Eighteenth Century: Successfully Importing the Gun into Irish politics.
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By Ruairi Nolan The Volunteers of the eighteenth century were a group which embodied a rising Irish nationalism which predated that which ..read more
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Book Review: Shifting Sentiment: Press Opinion in Ireland’s Revolutionary Decade 1914-23”
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By Dermot Meleady Published by Wordwell Press, 2023 Reviewer: Eoin O’Driscoll ISBN: 9781913934347 From a contemporary perspective, living in the Ireland which emerged from the revolutionary period of the early 20th Century, history’s path can appear pre-determined. From those that lived through the period, however, the outcome was far from clear ..read more
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Book Review: Radical Basque Nationalist-Irish Republican Relations, A History
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By Niall Cullen Published by Routledge, 2024 Reviewer: John Dorney Minority national causes have often looked to each other for inspiration and education. It is also common for those with a sense of national struggle, to see their cause and themselves, reflected in other countries, as perhaps we can see ..read more
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