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2 February 1922: The Publication of ‘Ulysses’

Wednesday, 2 February 2022

Read Elaine Sisson's essay on 'Race, Modernity and the City' on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

1 February 1922: Frank Walsh’s American Imperialism

Tuesday, 1 February 2022

Read David Brundage's essay on 'Irish Revolution and American Empire' on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

Shelfmarks: St Brigid's Day Special

Monday, 31 January 2022

In this special episode, Zoë Comyns delves into the Academy collections for traces of Brigid in the recordings of the Doegen archive.


25 January 1922: Premiere of Swan Hennesy’s Second String Quartet, Paris

Tuesday, 25 January 2022

Read Harry White's essay on 'Art Music and the Struggle for Independence' on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

21 January 1922: The Irish Race Congress

Friday, 21 January 2022

Read Darragh Gannon's essay on 'Global Ireland' on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

19 January 1922: Dedication of the John Nicholson Statue, Lisburn

Wednesday, 19 January 2022

Read Michael Silvestri's essay 'Ireland and Empire' on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

16 January 1922: The ‘Surrender of Dublin Castle’

Sunday, 16 January 2022

Read Martin Maguire's essay 'Administering Ireland' on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

7 January 1922: The Ratification of the Anglo-Irish Treaty

Friday, 7 January 2022

Read Richard Bourke's essay 'Political Thought in Revolutionary Ireland' on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

ARINS podcast episode 7: The Centrality of the British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference

Thursday, 6 January 2022

In this episode of the ARINS podcast, Etain Tannam and Rory Montgomery reflect on the British-Irish Relationship.

Publications, ARINS - Analysis and Research: Ireland North and South

'Ireland 1922' on RTÉ's Century Ireland

Saturday, 1 January 2022

50 essays exploring a year that transformed Ireland available for online reading.

Publications, Ireland 1922