Thursday, 27 December 2018

Irish Lives Remembered issue 42/43

From Irish Lives Remembered (

The Autumn/Winter Issue of Irish Lives Remembered is available to view now. This very special double edition focuses primarily, on World War I - to mark the Centenary of the Armistice last month.

Included articles:

Finding Records for Irish Soldiers and those involved in World War I by Brian Donovan;
The Fighting Irish - Military Records for Irish Genealogical Research by Michael Reynolds and Lorna Moloney;
The Irish Solider in 1918 by Lar Joye;
Revealing the Life Experiences of one of Cork City's World War I 'American War Brides' by Damian Shiels;
Died Not for Flag, Nor King, Nor Emperor - Why Irishman Thomas Duggan Fought in World War I by Fiona O'Mahony;
Armistice Day by Fiona Fitzsimons;
Ireland's World War I Dead: The Legacy - by Brian Donovan.

Away from the Great War there are articles on

The Irish Diaspora in the Far East before World War II - Discussion and a Request for Help by Patricia O'Sullivan;
If DNA be the Food of Love, Play On! by Maurice Gleeson;
Nelly Bly - Pioneering Journalist and Adventurer by Nathan Mannion;
Why the Blood on the Feast of St. Martin? by Eamonn 'Ned' Kelly;
Glory, Glamourand Gore - the Gruesome Tale of Vere St Leger Goold by Nathan Mannion;
The 1674 Suicide of Alderman Mark Quin, former Lord Mayor of Dublin. Why?
Black '47 Review + interview with the director by Brigit McCone
Excerpts from Gerard O'Rourke's Ancient Sweet Donoughmore: Life in an Irish Rural Parish
Discussion of the Irish Gothic book Sleeping with Lights On
Excerpt from Stacking the Coffins: Influenza, War and Revolution in Ireland 1918-19 by Ida Milne

There are also regular columns such as:

Ask Genie (Fiona Fitzsimons looks at three different reader's problems)
Photodetective (Jayne Shrimpton appraises two different Images)
Patrick's Page (Patrick Roycroft deals with a client at the Irish Family History Centre)

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