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Dangerous Memories

Breandán Mac Suibhne

in The End of Outrage: Post-Famine Adjustment in Rural Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198738619
eISBN:
9780191801884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738619.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

In the mid-1900s, folklore collectors recorded anecdotes from people born in the late 1800s who took satisfaction in the doings of the Molly Maguires in their fathers’ time. However, it was more ... More


‘There’s No Banshee Now’: Absence and Loss in Twentieth-Century Dublin

Erika Hanna

in Uncertain Futures: Essays about the Irish Past for Roy Foster

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198748274
eISBN:
9780191810930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748274.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores how Dublin’s alternate futures were discussed and understood in the archive of the Urban Folklore Project (1979–80). Recognizing its deficit of material on Dublin, in 1979 the ... More


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