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Irish Lives Remembered Issue 60 (Summer 2023)

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Welcome to the Summer 2023 issue

We're delighted to announce the latest issue of Irish Lives Remembered is now available to enjoy - a special extended issue to celebrate Irish diversity and remember our Irish LGBTQ+ lives. We also have our usual trove of genealogy stories and tips to help you with your research.
  • Elizabeth Cowan - “Her Faithful Comrade and Lifelong Friend”: Sapphic Revolutionaries of Twentieth Century Ireland
  • Christopher Fitz-Simon interview – Golden Gate: the Lifelong Love of Mícheál MacLiammóir and Hilton Edwards
  • Fiona Fitzsimons – Lily’s Lineage: the Savage Irish Ancestry of Paul O’Grady
  • Brigit McCone – Seeking Self: The Transcendental and Transgender Journey of Michael Dillon
  • Katharine Simms – Gay Gaels in the Middle Ages: Medieval Irish Attitudes to Homosexuality
  • Caitlin Bain – Preserving History: interview with Orla Egan, founder of Cork LGBT Archive
  • Donna Rutherford – Size Matters when working with DNA Matches!
  • Eamonn P. Kelly – Tobar na Molt: Aspects of solar religion in the cult of St. Íta
  • Film Reviews - Wilde Irish Biopics: Remembering Gay Irish Lives on Film
Regular columns: 
  • Dear Genie - Our Genealogists help you with your research block
  • Heritage Highlight - Cork Public Museum
  • Emerald Roots Interview – Caitlin Bain, co-host of the official IFHC podcast
  • The Four Courts Press Book Review & Excerpt – Edith Somerville: a biography by Gifford Lewis (2005)
  • The Genealogical Publishing Company Book Excerpt – A Guide to Irish Churches and Graveyards by Brian Mitchell (1990)

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