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The Federation of Local History Societies v
Federation Officers/Committee 2017-2018 viii
Editorial x
A Summer Visit to Ireland 1846 – Mrs. Frederic West by Denis Marnane, Tipperary County Historical Society 1
The United Irish League by Aidan Clarke, Westport Historical Society 12
Now We'll Have a Good Night's Talk by Eamon Leonard, The Old Athlone Society 16
Ireland's first Car Owners by Myles Duffy, Rathmichael Historical Society 29
The Legend of Robin Hood 37
The Great Oak at Sherwood Forest by Marie J. McCarthy, Cork Western Front Association 39
Cowan’s Shops, Clondalkin - 1946-1999 by Adair Cowan, Clondalkin History Society 44
The Cork Harbour Tragedy by John Hennessy, PC, Cork Harbour Islands Project 49
A Joycean Tour of Clongowes Wood College by Brendan Cullen, Clane Local History Group 52
The Sippi Family by Kieran Groeger, Youghal Celebrates History 59
Tipperary Glove Factories – A Bygone Era by Mary Alice O'Connor, Tipperary Excel Centre 63
Dermod O'Hurley, Archbishop of Cashel and Catholic Martyr by Eamon Kiely, Kilkenny Archaeological Society 66
Fota House and Dorothy Bell's Family by Marie Guillot, Cloyne Literary & Historical Society 72
A E Russell – From Armagh's Finest to Ireland's Socrates by Brian McKernan 82
Genesis of Partition – Changing Political Landscape in Ulster 1914-18 by Johnny Dooher, Strabane F.U.L.S. 97
Sharing and Caring for Local History by Doreen McBride, Banbridge Historical Society 109
Athy and the Spanish Flu, 1918 by Frank Taaffe, Athy Museum Society 115
From Ballinacurra to Antarctica – A Voyage of Discovery by André Saubolle 126
Circus Memories of the 1960s by James Scannell 131
Lessons for Historians in the Tuam Mother and Baby Home Scandal by Eugene Jordan, Galway Archaeological and Historical Soc. 138
Society News 152
Federation Events
Federation AGM – 2018 168
Sligo AGM - Secretary's Report 171
Minutes of the AGM 174
Federation Visit to East Midlands 2018 176
Seminars 2018 180
Dates for Your Diary 182
Members of the Federation 2018 183
Membership Application/Renewal Form 189
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