Autumn Lectures on Irish, Public, and Modern British History

Autumn Lectures on Irish, Public, and Modern British History

During November 2018, the IHR will host three of its annual named lectures in modern Irish History, Public History and Modern British History with Senia Paseta, Lucy Delap and Richard Vinen. The lectures will be held in the Institute of Historical Research at the...

The online atlas of Irish population change, 1841-2002

Ireland has a dramatic and unusual population history, with overall population declining dramatically from 8.2 million to 6.5 million between 1841 and 1851 and then declining gradually and almost continuously to 4.5 million in 1961.  The quote is from an article [1]...

Invisible Halloween?

A search of Connected Histories for the word ‘Halloween’ produces only 13 results for the whole period 1500-1900. Similarly there are only 15 mentions of ‘All Hallows Eve” – with all of these simply referring to it as a date (for example...