Mary Ann Lyons and Fearghal McGarry
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Irish Historical Studies, founded in 1938, is the joint journal of the Irish Historical Society and the Ulster Society for Irish Historical Studies. It publishes articles embodying original research on Irish history; articles on the scope and teaching of Irish history; select documents, with editorial comment; select and critical bibliographies and guides to sources, manuscript and printed; annual lists of theses on Irish history completed and in progress in Irish universities; and reviews of books and periodicals having a bearing on Irish history.
The articles included in this volume are:
- '"A Fenian pastime"? Early Irish board games and their identification with chess' by Timothy Harding
- 'Michael Cusack and the revival of Gaelic games in Ulster' by Donal McAnallen
- 'William Walker, Irish Labour and "Chinese slavery" in South Africa, 1904-6'
- 'Fenians, Ribbonmen and popular ideology's role in nationalist politics: east Tyrone, 1906-9' by Fergal McCluskey
- '"The most terrible assassination that has yet stained the name of Belfast': The McMahon murders in context' by Tim Wilson