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  • 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:
    • 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:
    • 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)
  • 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:
    • St Lachtain of Lislaughtin: The Cork Connection (Donal Murphy)
    • Human Tapeworm Infestation in Medieval Kerry (Catryn Power)
    • Lixnaw and the Earls of Kerry (John Knightly)
    • The Grave-stone of Thomas Crosbie alias Godly, 1767 (Jude O'Gorman)
    • The Genesis of Killarney National Park (Sean Ryan)
    • Blasket Island Life and Work, 1919-23 (Alf MacLochlainn)
    • Kerry. Case Study: A review of the 17 and 31 July 1901 County Kerry Caherciveen District Council meetings (Mary McGillicuddy)
    • Politics or Play? The Tralee GAA Sports of 1885 & the fight for Irish Athletics (Richard McElligott)
    • Records of St James' Church & Graveyard, Ballyheigue Addenda & Corrigenda (Bryan MacMahon)
  • 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:
    • 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)
  • 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:
    • Excavations at Ferriter's Cove (P.C.Woodman, M.A. Duggan and A. McCarthy).
    • The Voyage of Saint Brendan in Old French (Catherine Jennings)
    • Bonaventure O'Connor Kerry: A seventeenth-century Franciscan abroad (Rev. Cathaldus Giblin).
    • An Enterprising Cromwellian Family: The Taylors of Dunkerron (Gerard Lyne and Daniel Moriarty)
    • Three eighteenth-century Letters from Lady Theodosia Crosbie (The Knight of Glin)
    • Richard Townsend Herbert's ‘Information of the state of tithe in Kerry’, 1788 (Maurice J. Bric)
    • Michael Condon's Visit to Derrynane, 1839 (Rev. Bernard J. Canning)
    • The O’Connell Monument in Rome (Rev. Fearghus Ó Fearghaill)
    • An Extract from Bishop David Moriarty’s Diary, 1856 (Rev. Kieran O’ Shea)
    • Kruger agus a Ré (Séan Ó Luing)
    • Kildare Place Society in Kerry: IV Summary and Discussion (Pádraig de Brún)
  • 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:
    • Excavations at Reask (Thomas Fanning)
    • The Execution of the Earl of Desmond, 1468, (Art Cosgrove)
    • The Fall of the House of Desmond (Sister Margaret MacCurtain)
    • Dr Dermot Lyne: An Irish Catholic Landlord in Cork and Kerry under the Penal Laws (Gerard J. Lyne)
    • Nineteenth-century Settlements in theLesser Blasket Islands (Joan Stagles)
    • Richard Griffith and the Roads of Kerry 1 (Seán Ó Lúing)
    • A Census of the Parishes of Prior and Killemlagh, December 1834 (Pádraig de Brún)
    • Scéal Gaeilge ón Tóchar (Padraig de Brún)
    • Two Prehistoric Objects from Killarney in Buckinghamshire County Museum, Aylesbury (Peter Harbison)
    • A Neglected Sidelight on the Last Years of Ardfert Corporation (Michael Dolley)
    • 'Some Medieval Sculpture in Kerry’ - additional notes (Peter Harbison)
  • 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)
  • 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 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)
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