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  • Articles featured:
    • Dorchadas gan Phan - The History of Ceallúnaigh in Co. Kerry (Emer A. Dennehy)
    • Pádraig O’Keeffe: The Last Fiddle Master (Pat Feeley)
    • An Excavation of a Crematorium at Rockfield, Co. Kerry (Tracy Collins)
    • The Ferriters of Kerry (Paul MacCotter)
    • The Tralee Election of 1832 (Bob Fitzsimons)
    • Eleanor Godfrey - A Tradition of Landlord Philanthropy (John G. Knightly)
    • The Tralee Labourers Strike of 1896: An Episode in Ireland's 'New Unionism' (Paul Dillion)
    • Revolutionary Movements in Kerry 1913-23: A Social & Political Analysis (cntd.) (Kieran McNulty)
  • Articles featured:
    • The Pattern of Kilmakilloge (Gerard J. Lyne)
    •  The Godfrey Papers: Abstracts and Deeds, 1840-1848 (Valerie McK. Bary and Jane Spring)
    • The Kenmare Estates during the nineteenth century (James S. Donnelly, Jr)
    • Kerry Diocese in 1890: Bishop Coffey’s Survey (Pádraig de Brún)
  • Articles featured:
    • Revolutionary Movements in Kerry from 1913 to 1923: A Social and Political Analysis (Kieran McNulty)
    • Kerry Militia Courts Martial: Proceedings of Regismental Courts Martial of the Kerry Militia 1808-1811 (Jane Spring and Valerie McK. Bary)
    • The Trant Family: KERRY ARCHEOLOGICAL MAGAZINE, Vol. 11, No. 2, March 1914, 237-262 (SM)
  • Articles featured:
    • A Tale of Two Cathedrals: Aghadoe and Arfdert - 12th Century Religious Reform (Elizabeth O’Donoghue/Ross)
    • Historical Fisheries: Irish Pilchard Fishery and Historical Fish Harvesting and Processing Methods, Fish Products and Consumption (Liam Downey and Ingelise Stuijts)
    • The Copper Mines of Killarney (Des Cowman)
    • Fundraising in an Irish Provincial Town: A Story from the 19th Century (J.M. Feheney)
    • ‘De Bello Clerico’: Fr Batt O’Connor’s attack on the Evangelical Missionaries (Hugh O’Reilly)
    • Seachtain na Cásca 1916 I gCiarraíl (Pádraig Ó Siochfhradha, An Seabhac (in eagar ag Feargal Mac Amhlaoibh)
  • Articles featured:
    • John Townsend Trench's Reports on the Lansdowne Estates in Kerry 1863-73 (Gerard J. Lyne)
    • The 1732 Religious Returns and the Evolution of Protestant Kerry (David Dickson)
    • Tralee Voters in 1835 (Pádraig de Brún)
    • William Maunsell Hennessy, Celtic Scholar, 1829-89 (Seán Ó Luing)
    • Educational Innovations in the Kerry Gaeltacht 1904-22 (Thomas A. O’Donoghue)
    • Excavations at Ferriter’ s Cove, 1985-6 (P.C. Woodman)
    • A Wedge Tomb and Other Antiquities at Drombohilly Upper (Elizabeth Twohig)
    • Excavations of the Two Long Stone Cists at Dromkeen East, Causeway (Isabel Bennett)
  • Articles featured:
    • Henry Pratt, Surveyor of Kerry Estates (J.H. Andrews)
    • Cross-slab at Ardamore (Conleth Manning)
    • Medieval Crucifix Figure from Skellig Micheal (Raghnall Ó Floinn)
    • Peter McSwiney (1783-1860) and the Vexed Succession to the Last Mac Fínín Duibh (Gerard Lyne)
    • Kildare Place Society in Kerry: II (Pádraig de Brún)
    • A Ventry Convert Group, 1842 (Pádraig de Brún)
    • Seoirse Mac Tomáis - George Derwent Thomson (Seán Ó Lúing)
    • Chain of Office (Kathleen Browne)
  • Articles featured:
    • Excavation of a Fulacht Fiadh at Dromkeen East, Causeway (Dermot C. Twohig)
    • An Ogham Stone and Cross-Slab from Ratass Church, Tralee (Thomas Fanning)
    • Land Tenure in Kenmare and Tuosist, 1696-c 1716 (Gerard J. Lyne)
    • Three early nineteenth-century Diocesan Reports (Rev. Kieran O’ Shea)
    • The Franciscan Friary, Killarney, 1860-1902 (Rev. Patrick Conlan)
    • Robin Flower, Oileánach agus Máistir Léinn (Seán Ó Lúing)
    • Miscellanea:
      • Pendant Whetstone (Dermot C. Twohig)
      • The Will of Henry Griffin of Riverton, 1795 (Patrick Melvin)
  • Articles featured:
    • 'The First Earl of Desmond as Other than 'Rebellious': A Challenge to G.O. Sayles' (Michael (M.J.) Fitzgerald)
    • An Ancient Paddle From near Knocknagoshel (Griffin Murray)
    • Piaras Feirtéir (Noel E. French)
    • The Tralee Workhouse and the Poor Laws 1832-1850 (John F. Doyle)
    • Records of St. James' Church and Graveyard, Ballyheigue (Bryan MacMahon)
  • Articles featured:
    • A Hot Property: The Morphology and Archaeology of the Irish Fulachta Fiadh (Emer Dennehy)
    • A critique of the evidence recently presented for the existence of the Viking Maritime Havens and associated Rural Settlement in Ireland (Michael Gibbons and Myles Gibbons)
    • Kerry Place-names in two Twelfth-Century poems (Diarmuid O Murchadha)
    • The Earl of Desmond's Navy (Niall O'Brien)
    • A history of bog butter finds in Kerry since 1854 and some recent Radiocarbon Dating evidence (Chris Synnott)
    • A Sweathouse at Caherlehillian, Co. Kerry (Aidan Harte)
    • Ralph Sneyd and Muckross: An English Squire who aspired to ownership of Muckross House and Muckross Estate 1890-1902 (Sean Ryan)
    • Sloinnteoireacht: John Lyne’s Collection of Sliabh Luachra Genealogies (Tomás G Ó Canann)
  • Articles featured:
    • A consideration of late Mesolithic Settlement on Ross Island, Killarney National Park (Michael Gibbons, Jim Higgins, Myles Gibbons)
    • Fionnan Kerry place-names (Paul Tempan)
    • Properties in Dingle granted to the Duke of Ormond in 1668 (Conleth Manning)
    • Dun an Óir 1580: The potential for intact Siege Archaeology (Damian Shiels)
    • An Italian Account of the Siege and Massacre at Smerwick (Aoibheann Mullan)
    • ‘My Dear Husband’: Kerry convicts and their families (Perry McIntyre)
    • Port na bPucaí - The Fairy Music of The Blaskets (Feargal Mac Amhlaoibh)
  • Articles featured:
    • Archaeological Sites on the route of the N21 Castleisland to Abbeyfeale road improvement scheme (Graham Hull and Kate Taylor. With contributions from Sían Anthony Michelle Comber, Lucy Cramp, Steve Ford and Lynne Keys)
    • Materiality and Meaning: Ogham Stone Monuments of the Dingle Peninsula (Niall Kenny)
    • An Daingean and Dingle: What’s in a name? (Paul McCotter)
    • An Teampall Bán sa Traidisiún Béil: Addendum (Seán Mac an tSithigh)
    • Politics, war and revolution: The Kenmare district 1916-1923 (Claire Turvey)
    • Another shipwreck at Inch (Jim Condon)
    • Review Article: Two important publications on the archaeology of Co. Kerry (Michael Gibbons)
  • Articles featured:
    • Archaeological Investigations at Caherquin, near Ballyferriter, Co. Kerry (Isabel Bennett)
    • A Few impressions of Ross Castle (Sharon Wells)
    • The Earthen Barrows of the Lee Valley, Tralee, County Kerry (Michael Connolly)
    • Holy Wells and other sites of Pilgrimage within a portion of East Kerry (Patricia O’Hare)
    • A Post-Mortem on the Protestant Crusade in Dingle (Micheál Ó Mainnín)
    • Suffolk Summer School : The Desmond Brass at Euston (Amy Louise Harris and Paul Cockerham)
    • Ról na nBan i Malartú Teanga (Bríd Ní Mhóráin)
    • Women's Lives at the Time of Seán Ó Conaill (Bríd Ní Mhoráin)
    • An Unidentified Late 18th Century Shipwreck in Derrynane Harbour (Colin Breen)
  • Articles featured:
    • Some notes on the names of six Kerry Mountains (Paul Tempan)
    • Sir William Herbert's 'Description of Munster': An annotated colonial text (Claudia J. Young-Palmer)
    • Birth, Marriage and Death notices of Kerry’s Estated Gentlemen, principally from the Revolutionary and Napoleonic eras (Gerard O’Carroll)
    • The Godfrey Estate during The Great Famine (John Knightly)
    • Some notable Kerry Clergymen in the established Church of Ireland (Gerard O’Carroll)
    • Lindsey Talbot Crosbie of Ardfert: Campaigner for conciliation (Bryan McMahon)
    • The Rev. Robert Martin Hilliard (1904 -1937) (John Corcoran)
  • Articles featured:
    • The Coming of the Gael: How and why one saga of Invasion became Three - All Roads Lead to Kerry (Tighe O’Donoghue/Ross)
    • Exploring the evidence for Early Medieval Pilgrimage at Kilcolman (Louise Nugent)
    • James Butler, 3rd Earl of Ormond, and Catherine Fitzgerald concerning W.F. Butler’s treatise on ‘An Irish legend of the origins of the Barons of Cahir (Glen Paul Hammond)
    • Captain Right: The Rightboy Movement of the Late 18th Century (Elizabeth O’Donoghue/Ross)
    • ‘De Bello Clerico’: Fr Batt O’Connor’s attack on the Evangelical Missionaries (Hugh O’Reilly)
    • Anáil an Bhlascaoid Mhóir as Shaothar Sheoirse Mhic Thomáis (Aogán Ó hIarlaithe)
    • The Sandmen and their Sandboats in Kerry's Agri and Maritime History (Tomás B. Ó Luanaigh)
  • Articles featured:
    • The Early Years of Tralee Workhouse, 1840-45 (Bryan MacMahon)
    • Transience and Permanency - Four Thousand years of settlement on the Dingle Peninsula: Archaeological Excavations near Lispole and Camp in advance of the N86 Road Scheme (2015-2016 Bruce Sutton)
    • Kerry's Jewish People (Lorcan Harney)
    • 'Between a rock and a hard place' - The Limerick Jail Escape (Martin Moore)
    • The Irish Transport & General Workers’ Union in Kerry, 1909-1930 (Francis Devine)
  • Articles featured:
    • The Earlier Geraldine Knights of Kerry (Paul MacCotter)
    • Ardfert witnesses at the Trial of Roger Casement (Helen O’Carroll)
    • ‘For Having Robbed His Ship On The High Seas’, Tomás Maol Ó Cearna, John D. Nagle and a Blasket Crew in Belfast (Dáithí de Mórdha)
    • Glanbane Hillfort and the Bronze Age in Kerry (William O’Brien, James O’Driscoll and Nick Hogan)
    • Law and Disorder, Listowel Union 1845-1852 (John Pierse and Martina Flynn)
    • The Desmond Wars -The Beginning of the End of the Gaelic Order (Elizabeth & Tigh O’Donoghue Ross)
    • The Killing of Sir Arthur Vicars, April 1921: An Exceptional Case?(Conor Joy)
    • Miscellanea: 1. Holy Cross Church Kenmare 150: Review (Séamus Mac Gabhann)
  • Articles featured:
    • A Brief Survey of the Typical Vernacular Housing of a Portion of East Kerry (Patricia O’Hare).
    • Guardians of the East Road at the West End of the World (Ignatius Fennessy O.F.M.)
    • Thoughts on the Early Christian Church (Donncha Ó Conchúir)
    • Old Ireland Lent this Champion to the Australian Imperial Force (Richard E. Reid)
    • An Leana Mór: From Woodland to Townland on the Trinity College Estate (Michael H. O'Connor)
  • Articles featured:
    • Fionnán Enclosures: Aspects of Traditional Land use in S. Kerry (Ann O’ Sullivan & John Sheehan)
    • An Iron Sickle from a Previously Unrecorded Souterrain at Beaufort, Co. Kerry (Michael Connolly)
    • Archaeological Monitoring of the Dingle Sewerage Scheme, Dingle, Co. Kerry (Richard Crumlish)
    • William S.Trench & Post-Famine Emigration from Kenmare to America 1850-55 (Gerard Lyne)
  • Articles featured:
    • A Gold Box from Ballinclemesig (Michael Ryan)
    • A Log Boat from Derryco (Eamonn P. Kelly)
    • Fishing in seventeenth-century Kerry: The Experience of Sir William Petty (T.C. Barnard)
    • Rev. Forster Archer's account of Kerry in 1801 (Pádraig de Brún)
    • Caoineadh ar an Easpag Ó Siochfhradha (Pádraig de Brún)
    • Kildare Place Society in Kerry: IIa (Pádraig de Brún)
    • Traditional Houses at Riasc (Alan Gailey)
    • Miscellanea:
      • Container of butter froma bog at Banemore (P. Healy)
      • Dugout wooden boat in the estuary of the Cashen (P. Healy)
  • Articles featured:
    • Medicine and Society in 19th Century Kerry - A Life of Francis Crumpe, M.D. (Bob Fitzsimons)
    • Seán Ó Súilleabháin (1903-96), Múinteoir agus Cartlannai Béaloidis (Eoghan Ó Súilleabháin)
    • Excavations of Clocáin in Glin North Townland, Co. Kerry (Isabel Bennett)
    • The ‘Glattjoch-Chapel in Honour of St. Virgil’- An Irish Oratory in Austria/Central Europe!? (Volker Fauler)
    • Daniel O’Connell: The Counsellor, and Our Present Constitutional Disposition (Justice Hugh O’Flaherty)
    • Review: To Make the Stones Sing, Poems by Paddy Bushe: A Perspective (Micheál Ó Fionnáin)
  • Articles featured:
    • Smuggling in Dingle in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries (Dr Conor Brosnan)
    • A Case Study for Landscape Applications of Drone and Photogrammetry Techniques: Faha and Caherconree Hillforst, Co. Kerry (Dr James O'Driscoll)
    • Bád na nGort nDubh (Dáithí de Mórdha)
    • Quakers in Kerry during the Famine (Kay Caball)
    • Pettiocaot Government?  The borough of Dingle during the 1770's (Dr Tony Barnard)
  • Articles featured:
    • A Survey of the Promontory Forts of the Kerry Peninsulas (Markus Redmond)
    • Kerry's Forgotten Historian - Jeremiah King (Edmund Moriarty)
    • Primary Education of the Great Blasket Island 1864-1940 (Dr M. Nic Craith)
    • Notes on the Region of Barnashaw, its Population, and Routes through it in Historic and Pre-historic Times (Bill Quirke)
  • Selection of articles reproduced from the KERRY ARCHAEOLOGICAL MAGAZINE, published between 1908 - 1920 General Index to Journals 1 - 29 Articles featured:
    • The Civil Journey - A Cromwellian Record (Matthew J. Byrne)
    • Some Holy Wells in Valencia and Portmagee (M. J. Delap)
    • Tobar na Molt (Bligh Talbot-Crosbie, Esq)
    • Lislaughtin Abbey (M.G. McGelligott, F.R.C.S.)
    • The Skelligs (S.M)
    • Kilcrohane (B.B.G.)
    • Ballycarbery Castle (S.M.)
    • Maum-An-Afrinn (S.M.)
    • The Post Reformation Bishops of Kerry (Rev J.C. O’Ryan, O.P.)
    • Distinguished Kerrymen (James O’Neill)
    • Some Old Tralee Notes (S.M.)
    • “Puck” Fair (S.M.)
    • A Great Kerry Physician (S.M.)
  • Articles featured:
    • Helping the Stones to Speak: The Corca Dhuibhne 3D community project (Isabel Bennett, Nora White and Gary Devlin)
    • An Ogham stone in the Black Valley (Fionnbarr Moore)
    • References to Thomas Ashe in the Bureau of Military History Witness Statements (Tony Bergin)
    • Townland, ‘Gneeve’ and ‘Cos’; Land taxes and ‘Cows’ grass’ (JF Collins)
    • Íochtar Cua & the Stone Rows of Kerry (Michael Connolly)