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Ireland -- History

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View Resource CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts

CELT, an "online database of contemporary and historical topics from many areas, including literature and the other arts," is aimed at the greatest possible range of readers, from academic scholars to the general public. Texts at the site can be searched, read on-screen, or downloaded. Other works available at CELT include essays by Michael Collins, the Dail debates on the 1921 Anglo-Irish Treaty,...
View Resource Laws in Ireland for the Suppression of Popery Commonly Known as the Penal Laws

The Penal Laws were originally passed in the late-seventeenth century and early-eighteenth century with the expressed goal of extirpating Catholicism in Ireland but failed in the purpose for numerous reasons, including very selective enforcement. Nonetheless, they were instrumental in establishing the political and economic Protestant ascendancy in Ireland and promoting sectarian conflict which...
View Resource Corpus of Electronic Texts (CELT)

Developed at University College Cork, the Corpus of Electronic Texts project is intended "to bring the wealth of Irish literary and historical culture (in Irish, Latin, Anglo-Norman French, and English) to the Internet in a rigorously scholarly project." Additionally, the project is designed to be utilized by a wide group of interested parties, including students, academics, and the general...
View Resource The National Transport Museum of Ireland

Located in Dublin, the National Transport Museum of Ireland had its humble beginnings with an attempt to preserve three Dublin trams back in 1949. Currently, the Museum holds approximately 100 vehicles, a number of which are profiled on this website. Moving through the collection section of the site, visitors can browse through examples of the museum's holdings organized by type, such as...
View Resource Heritage Council

Ireland has a great deal of historic material culture to preserve, especially when one considers its history and patterns of human settlement over the preceding millennia. In 1995, the Heritage Council was established under the Heritage Act of 1995 with a primary role "to propose policies and priorities for the identification, protection, preservation and enhancement of the national heritage....