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By W. E. Vaughan

A New heritage of Ireland is the biggest scholarly undertaking in glossy Irish historical past. In nine volumes, it offers a finished new synthesis of recent scholarship on each point of Irish historical past and prehistory, from the earliest geological and archaeological proof, in the course of the center a long time, right down to the current day.

Volume VI opens with a personality research of the interval, via ten chapters of narrative historical past, and a examine of eire in 1914. It comprises extra chapters at the financial system, literature, the Irish language, tune, arts, schooling, management and the general public carrier, and emigration.

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I vividly remember his poster . [showing] all the crowned heads of the world . , together with the presidents of all the republics, . . Queen Victoria . . looking admiringly up at Corbett, who is standing in the middle shaking hands with Mr Gladstone. , London, 1936), p. 6) 49 The political caricaturist's art: three drawings by Harry Furniss, showing a model, used for reference to all physical aspects of figure and clothing, and drawings of Lord Salisbury and Arthur Balfour made from the sketch of the model (Harry Furniss, How to dram in pen and ink (London, 1905), pp 19-25); apart from the explicit studies of two conservative prime ministers, the model recalls an earlier one, the first earl of Beaconsfield 50 G.

COMERFORD xlvii By a series of measures spread over a period of more than a quarter century the law was changed, initially to limit the rights of landlords to set rents and evict tenants, and ultimately to induce them to sell the farms outright to their tenants, at prices that seemed generous before the inflationary hurricane of the first world war period. These transactions were conducted under the supervision of a body having its origins in the land act of 1881,' the Irish land commission, which was for nearly a century one of the central institutions in Irish life.

53 Douglas Hyde and A. P. ) 54 Dr John Fallon Colohan and Mrs Colohan of Woodville, Blackrock, Co. p. Benz Velo Comfortable imported in 1896x1897 by Colohan, who in addition to his medical practice was a qualified engineer, a director of a Dublin coachbuilding firm, and a founder member of the Irish Automobile Club (Finbarr Corry, The automobile treasury of XXXll ILLUSTRATIONS Ireland (London, 1979), p. 51). The car was fully restored in 1985 by Denis Dowdall of Irish Motor Distributors; its representation on an Irish postage stamp in 1989 was based on the original of this photograph, which hangs in Hunter's Hotel, Rathnew, Co.

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