A cricket shot from Privatemusings, taken at the second day of the SCG Test between Australia and South Africa

The Impact of Pay-TV on Sport

Paul Rouse's paper examines what happens when sports organisations sell their broadcasting rights to pay-tv companies. It looks, in particular, at what happened to the audience viewing figures for Leinster and Munster rugby matches when the rights to show those matches moved from RTE to Sky Sports.

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Tudor and Stuart Ireland Conference 2014

Focusing on all aspects of Ireland during the Tudor and Stuart periods (1485-1714), the annual Tudor and Stuart Ireland conference was founded by Dr Suzanne Forbes, Dr Neil Johnson and Dr Eoin Kinsella in 2011. Following three very successful conferences

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Official Christmas card of Kaiser Wilhelm II sent to Hugh, 5th Earl of Lonsdale in 1903.

Germany before 1914: social reform and British emulation

Britain's commemoration of the First World War must avoid depicting Imperial Germany as a simplified, demonised, or monolithic enemy. To do so brings with it the danger of distorting modern perceptions of Germany as well as misrepresenting Britain's role in the Europe of a century ago.

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