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'British army recruiting party entices civilians to enlist', by R. and D. Havell after George Walker, published in 1814. Image courtesy of Wikimedia.

What has the British army ever done for us?

Money, education and opportunities explain why 150,000 Irish people served in the British army between 1793 and 1815, writes Jim Deery, PhD scholar, Department of History

Violence, protest and melees: hurling in pre-famine Ireland

A sport once promoted by the gentry, 19th century hurling matches were action-packed on and off the pitch writes Dr Ciarán Reilly, a historian of 19th & 20th century Irish history at Maynooth University

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