A. General links 

B. Links to articles and reviews by Fintan Lane


A. General Links 

Irish History OnlineAn extremely useful and easily searchable online bibliography of publications on all aspects of Irish history. It’s not quite up to date and some back material is missing, but it is as close to comprehensive as you will find online.

History Ireland: Website of Ireland’s popular history magazine, containing a large archive of free-to-read articles, reviews and other material from back issues.

Irish Historical Studies: Website of Ireland’s leading scholarly history journal, which is published twice a year.


Come Here to Me! is a group blog that focuses on the history, life and culture of Dublin city. Music, history, football, politics and pub crawls all feature, along with much more. A website for anybody interested in the history of working-class life and culture in Ireland.

Economic and Social History Society of Ireland: Website of the society that publishes the annual scholarly journal Irish Economic and Social History.

Cork Historical and Archaeological Society: Website of the leading Cork local history society, founded in 1891; CHAS produces a well-regarded annual journal.


B. Links to Articles and Book Reviews by Fintan Lane

Unfortunately, most history periodicals and journals tend not to make their articles available online, so all that can be provided here are a couple of articles from the commendable History Ireland and a few short book reviews from both the aforementioned and the now-extinct Irish Democrat newspaper:

Review of new edition of Emmet O’Connor, A Labour History of Ireland, 1824–2000 (Dublin, 2011) in History Ireland, July/August 2013. The review can be read here.

‘”Practical anarchists, we”: social revolutionaries in Dublin, 1885–87’, in History Ireland, vol. 16, no. 2 (2008), pp 16–21. The article can be read online here.

‘William Morris and Irish politics’History Ireland, vol. 8, no. 1 (2000), pp 22–5. The article can be read online here. For a related letter by the author on ‘William Morris in Ireland’ in History Ireland, vol. 8, no. 3 (2000), see here.

Review of Barry McLoughlin, Left to the Wolves: Irish Victims of Stalinist Terror (Dublin, 2007) in Irish Democrat, September 2008. The brief review can be read online here.

Review of Robert Lynch, The Northern IRA and the Early Years of Partition, 1920–1922 (Dublin, 2006) in Irish Democrat, July 2007. The brief review can be read online here.

Review of Fearghal McGarry, Eoin O’Duffy: A Self-Made Hero (Oxford, 2005) in Irish Democrat, April/May 2006. The brief review can be read online here.

Review of David Lynch, Radical Politics in Modern Ireland: the Irish Socialist Republican Party, 1896–1904 (Dublin, 2005) in History Ireland, vol. 13, no. 3, May 2005. The review can be read online here.