Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy Volume 115, 2015 (Print Copy) (Special Issue: Food and Drink in Ireland)
Journal DetailsPublished date
31 December 2015
Frequency: 1 Annually
Edited by: Elizabeth Fitzpatrick and James Kelly
Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy is a peer-reviewed journal which publishes original research papers primarily in the fields of archaeology and history, but also welcomes submissions on aspects of culture, including material culture, from the perspectives of other disciplines, as well as submissions in Celtic Studies and literature.
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- Preface (pp. vii-x)
Elizabeth FitzPatrick and James Kelly
- Introduction (pp. xi-xix)
Stephen Mennell, MRIA
- ‘Mere food gatherers they, parasites upon nature …’: food and drink in the Mesolithic of Ireland (pp. 1-26)
- The molecules of meals: new insight into Neolithic foodways (pp. 27-46)
Jessica Smyth and Richard P. Evershed
- Fulachtaί fia and Bronze Age cooking in Ireland: reappraising the evidence (pp. 47-77)
- ‘He is not entitled to butter’: the diet of peasants and commoners in early medieval Ireland (pp. 79-109)
Cherie N. Peters
- Food plants, fruits and foreign foodstuffs: the archaeological evidence from urban medieval Ireland (pp. 111-166)
- The social significance of game in the diet of later medieval Ireland (pp. 167-196)
- ‘Whipt with a twig rod’: Irish manuscript recipe books as sources for the study of culinary material culture, c. 1660 to 1830 (pp. 197-218)
- The consumption and sociable use of alcohol in eighteenth-century Ireland (pp. 219-255)
- Food and culinary cultures in pre-Famine Ireland (pp. 257-306)
- Nutritional decline in post-Famine Ireland, c. 1851–1922 (pp. 307-323)
- Towards a new domestic architecture: homes, kitchens and food in rural Ireland during the long 1950s (pp. 325-347)
Rhona Richman Kenneally
- Drink and society in twentieth-century Ireland (pp. 349-369)
- Haute cuisine restaurants in nineteenth and twentieth century Ireland (pp. 371-403)
Máirtín Mac Con Iomaire
- Beef with potatoes: food, agriculture and sustainability in modern Ireland (pp. 405-430)