Debtors’ Prisons, Class, and Patriotism in 18th Century Ireland
In a paper for Eighteenth-Century Ireland, Martyn J. Powell discusses the politics that seem to have limited the use of debtors' prisons in Ireland.
The Erotics of Backgammon
James E. Doan reveals the sexual innuendoes and double-entendres based on Backgammon.
Will the Real St. Patrick Please Stand Up
The "St. Patrick" celebrated on March 17 every year has never existed. He was, and is, a metaphorical, literary, and religious conceit.
The Roots of Modern Police Work
The beginnings of modern police work have roots in the colonial experience in Ireland.
Skellig Michael: An Island Far, Far Away (Where “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Was Filmed)
Star Wars Epiosde VII was filmed on Skellig Michael island in Ireland.