From time to time, the musings of the Irish History Review editor, Adrian Grant, will appear on this page. These posts are not strictly related to reviews and books. Ideas, events, snippets of research and other bits and bobs appear here.

The Stormont House Oral History Archive

The establishment of an Oral History Archive (OHA) by the end of 2016 was one of the main pillars of the dealing with the past section of the Stormont House Agreement reached in December 2014. The British government recently … Read More

Blog: The Historian & Post-Conflict Society

Author: Adrian Grant.

What is the role of the historian?

This is a question that is often debated among the members of the profession and in most cases, it is a fairly innocuous subject. Professional historians, it is contended, bring … Read More