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Shelfmarks with Conor W. O'BrienWednesday, 27 October 2021
In this bonus episode of Shelfmarks guest writer Conor W. O'Brien tells us about the wolf in Ireland.
Climate, weather and society in Ireland in the long eighteenth centuryWednesday, 27 October 2021
In today's blog on Climate and Society in Ireland, James Kelly describes the experience of the later phases of the Little Ice Age.
Shelfmarks with Jane ClarkeThursday, 21 October 2021
In episode 3 of Shelfmarks, Zoë Comyns looks at the immense work done by Robert Lloyd Praeger and welcomes poet Jane Clarke.
Climate, weather and social change in seventeenth-century IrelandWednesday, 20 October 2021
In today's blog on Climate and Society in Ireland, Raymond Gillespie focuses on how local societies reacted to the changing weather patterns and adapted to them.
Shelfmarks with Niall Williams and Christine BreenThursday, 14 October 2021
In this bonus episode of Shelfmarks, Zoë Comyns chats to guest writers Niall and Christine about their own relationship with their garden and nature.
Climate, disease and society in late-medieval IrelandWednesday, 13 October 2021
In today's blog on Climate and Society in Ireland, Bruce Campbell and Francis Ludlow reflect on climate change as a major but neglected grand theme of late medieval Irish history.
Rathmines now publishedThursday, 7 October 2021
Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Dublin suburbs series, no. 2 Rathmines by Séamas Ó Maitiú is now available.
ARINS podcast episode 4: What exactly is the Northern Ireland subvention?Thursday, 7 October 2021
In this episode, John Doyle and John FitzGerald discuss the subject of the UK financial ‘subvention’ to Northern Ireland, which has been dominating the public debate on the economics of a united Ireland.
Shelfmarks with Amanda BellWednesday, 6 October 2021
In episode 2 of our podcast Shelfmarks Zoë Comyns chats to guest writer Amanda Bell about Madam Dragon Fly, Cynthia Longfield, iridescence and poison.
To what extent did climate change steer the trajectories of early societies?Wednesday, 6 October 2021
In today's blog on Climate and Society in Ireland, Lisa Coyle McClung and Gill Plunkett review cultural change and the climate record in final prehistoric and early medieval Ireland.