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Archaeology

[ photo credit: mrpbps some rights reserved.] A Brief Guide to Irish Archaeological Sites A brief introduction to some of the many types of archaeological monuments which can be seen in Ireland. Detailed description, some sketches, pictures, and bibliography. The Boyne Valley Mounds The Megalithic Passage Tombs of Newgrange, Knowth, Dowth, Fourknocks, Loughcrew and Tara […]

Newgrange Entrance to Chamber

Archaeology 2

[photo credit: mrpbps some rights reserved. [See also mrphbs’ Ireland set at flickr]] Sacred Island archaeology–Guided Tours of Ireland’s Ancient Sites Significant Unpublished Irish Archaelogical Excavations for the period 1930-1997 The Heritage Council commissioned a survey of unpublished excavations for the period 1930-1997 (Doyle et al 2001). That survey examined the Heritage Service archive of […]

Università Bocconi | Grafton Architects | 2008 | Milano Photo by Ingrid Berniga Dotras

Architecture

[ photo credit: ingridbd some rights reserved.] Archiseek is an Irish architecture website covering interesting and important buildings from the past as well as latest developments and news.–Archiseek Architects an alphabetical directory of architects, planning consultants and urban designers, working within the construction industry on residential, industrial, commercial, medical, public and urban architecture. – Irish […]

Università Bocconi | Grafton Architects | 2008 | Milano Photo by Ingrid Berniga Dotras

Architecture 2

[ photo credit: ingridbd some rights reserved.] Buildings of Ireland The NIAH is a section within the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government. The work of the NIAH involves identifying and recording the architectural heritage of Ireland, from 1700 to the present day – Buildings of Ireland : National Inventory of Architectural Heritage […]

Irish Film Institute Dublin

Cinema

[ photo credit: Uggboy some rights reserved.] Ardmore Studios From ’60s classics like The Lion in Winter and The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, and recent action adventures, including The Count of Monte Cristo, Reign of Fire and King Arthur to modern day Oscar winners such as Braveheart and My Left Foot, Ardmore […]

Irish Film Institute Dublin

Cinema 2

[ photo credit: Uggboy some rights reserved.] Neil JordanNeil Jordan’s website. NB it hasn’t been updated for some time. see also Jordan Biography at IFTN Paddy Breathnach Paddy Breathnach co-founded Treasure Films with Robert Walpole in 1992. In the intervening time Breathnach (director) and Walpole (producer) have completed numerous projects including shorts, TV series, documentaries […]

Saoirse Irish Dance Troupe

Dance

photo credit: Jos Dielis some rights reserved. Popular Selections from O’Neill’s Dance Music of Ireland double jigs; single jigs; hop or slip jigs; reels ; hornpipes and long dances, arranged by Selena A. O’Neill. Published by Request of The Gaelic Junior Dancing Clubs of Chicago, USA. Based on the works of Captain Francis O’Neill. –archive.org […]

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Design

[ photo credit: Robert Barney some rights reserved.] Design for Industry the Industrial Design Consultancy and Product Design in the Republic of Ireland, by Dr. Paul Caffrey. –Circa Art Magazine. Design History in Ireland In assessing Design History in Ireland, it is necessary to trace its origins. by Lisa Godson. A CIRCA 89 Art Education […]

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Design 2

[ photo credit: Robert Barney some rights reserved.] Earliest Currency in Ireland Celtic Exchange and Ring Money, Greek and Roman Influence, Coinage for External Trade. Part of the Irish Coinage website also at Irish Coinage Irish Hammered Coinage c 960 – 1660 Hiberno-Norse Coinage (~995 AD to ~1150 AD), John, as Lord and King (1180 […]

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History Resources

[ photo credit: debaird some rights reserved.] Kildare Online Electronic History An Electronic Journal for the publication of material relating to the history, archaeology and heritage of Co. Kildare. History and Family Research Centre (Local Studies, Genealogy and Archives) part of Kildare County Library & Arts Services A Much Smaller Social History of Ireland TREATING […]

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History Early Ireland

[ photo credit: debaird some rights reserved.] Hand of History – Burden of Pseudo-History This book presents a Celtic Royal complex, unprecedented in Ireland for its size and layout, but similar to Belgic Centres of Power, called oppida by Caesar, in SE England and on the Continent. It was centered on Turoe in Co. Galway, […]

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History Medieval

[ photo credit: debaird some rights reserved.] Foundations of Irish CultureA great deal that has been written about Irish culture in the period ad 600-850 has been touched by the Romantic views of the 19th century, which saw Ireland as a lone beacon of knowledge shining out during Europe’s ‘Dark Ages’. That view has been […]

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History Medieval 2

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[photo credit: debaird some rights reserved.] CIRCLE A Calendar of Irish Chancery Letters c. 1244 – 1509 The records of the Irish chancery were destroyed on 30 June 1922 in an explosion and fire in the Public Record Office of Ireland, located at the Four Courts, Dublin. Among the most important classes of record destroyed […]

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History 16th Century

[ photo credit: debaird some rights reserved.] The Irish Chancery Rolls ProjectThe Irish Chancery Project is an IRCHSS-funded thematic project that seeks to advance our understanding of the ‘making of Ireland‘ between the high Middle Ages and the dawn of the modern era – one of the most formative periods in Ireland’s past – by […]

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History 17th Century

[ photo credit: debaird some rights reserved.] Calendar of The State Papers Relating to Ireland in the Reign of Elizabeth, 1 November, 1600– 31 July, 1601 The papers calendared in this volume continue the story of Mountjoy’s government for the nine months between 1 November, 1600, and 31 July, 1601. A few weeks after the […]

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History 18th Century

[ photo credit: debaird some rights reserved.] The Williamite Penal Laws Eighty percent of the population of Ireland, owning one third of the land, were Roman Catholics. All suffered from the Penal laws of 1697-1727. From the reign of Elizabeth I when the Church of England became the Established Church, there had been attempts made […]

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History 18th Century 2

[ photo credit: debaird some rights reserved.] Britain and Ireland, 1789-1801 The Irish could see that religious inequality had been abolished in France and that a democratic government had been set up. Irish Roman Catholics wanted equality; Irish Protestants wanted parliamentary reform. Both groups wanted economic reform.– The Victorian Web, Dr Bloy The Origins of […]

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History 19th Century

[ photo credit: debaird some rights reserved.] Ireland: politics and administration, 1815–1870 * 1. The Act of Union * 2. Daniel O’Connell and emancipation * 3. Electoral reform * 4. The Orange Order and sectarian politics * 6. The Poor Law * 8. Young Ireland * 9. Government responses to the Famine * 10. Fenianism […]

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History 19th Century 2

[ photo credit: debaird some rights reserved.] Emancipation, Famine & Religion: Ireland under the Union, 1815–1870 Ireland: society and economy, 1815–1870. * 1. Ireland in 1815 * 2. Agriculture & living standards * 3. Agricultural crisis and industrial decline * 4. The collapse of the wool and cotton industries * 5. Pre-famine crisis? * 7. […]

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History 19th Century 3

[ photo credit: debaird some rights reserved.] Home Rule: Ireland: politics & administration, 1870-1914 * 1. Origins of Home Rule * 2. Home Government Association * 3. Home Rule League * 4. Obstructionism * 5. Parnellism as Politics * 6. Parnell’s Fall * 7. The Maturing of Irish Unionism * 9. More Assertive Nationalism, 1870–1914 […]