Coleman Dennehy gives the winter discourse at the Irish Legal History Society Conference, 2014.

Coleman Dennehy: Law and Revolution in Ireland

Coleman Dennehy's research focuses on seventeenth and early eighteenth-century legal history and in November 2014 he organised the conference, ‘Law and Revolution in Ireland: law and lawyers before, during, and after the Cromwellian Interregnum’. Dennehy concluded this event with a paper on 'Appointments to the bench in the early Restoration period', which, courtesy of the UCD Humanities Institute, is available as a podcast.

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Love, Italian Style

The idea of the ‘Latin lover’ is one of the most familiar images of Italians and Italian culture. This exhibition, curated by Dr Niamh Cullen (University College Dublin) aims to uncover the reality behind the stereotype, exploring how ideas about courtship, love and marriage in Italy were changing in the 1950s and 1960s through the lens of popular magazines.

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Professor Mark Peel: Dramatising Poverty

In this highly engaging lecture Professor Mark Peel draws on his monograph, Miss Cutler and the case of the resurrected horse: Social work and the story of poverty in America, Australia and Britain (University of Chicago Press: 2011) to present a history of poverty in Boston, Minneapolis, Portland, London and Melbourne.

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The Last General Absolution of the Munsters at Rue du Bois by Fortunino Matania

Fr. Francis Gleeson Papers

For the first time in its history, papers from the Dublin Diocesan Archives have been made digitally available for scholars, researchers and members of the public. Experts in the Dublin Diocesan Archives and the UCD Digital Library, University College Dublin, have worked together for over 18 months to transcribe and digitize the diaries and papers of Fr Francis Gleeson, a Dublin Diocesan priest who ministered to soldiers in World War One.

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Letter from Edward Nolan to The O’Rahilly, 29th of April, 1915

April's From the Archives document is a letter written by Edward Nolan to his friend Michael Joseph (The) O’Rahilly on the 29th of April, 1915. While much about the letter arouses curiosity, the most eye-catching part occurs in the first sentence, with Nolan’s casual mention of the word “Lusitania”.

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