The Irish Sword

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The Irish Sword  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Irish Sword
Discipline Military history of Ireland
Language English
Edited by Kenneth Ferguson
Publication details
Publisher
Publication history
1949–present
Frequency Biannual
Indexing
ISSN 0021-1389
OCLC no. 53989036
Links

The Irish Sword is the official journal of the Military History Society of Ireland[1] containing articles on the military history of Ireland, book reviews, notes, notices, queries, illustrations[2] and proceedings.[3]

It includes information on subjects such as "West Cork and the Elizabethan wars"[4] and the experiences of Irish soldiers in Swedish service.[5]

The journal has been published since 1949, normally with two issues a year. The editor-in-chief is Kenneth Ferguson. Gerard Anthony Hayes-McCoy was founder editor, editing the journal for the first ten years to 1959.[6] Kevin Danaher edited from 1960 to 1971.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Military History Society of Ireland". Retrieved 2009-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Contents Vol. XXVI 2006-" (PDF). Retrieved 29 January 2011. 
  3. ^ "MHSI Proceedings 2009" (PDF). Retrieved 29 January 2011. 
  4. ^ 0 'Mahony, Edward (2004). "West Cork and the Elizabethan Wars, 1565-1603". The Irish Sword XXIV: 123. 
  5. ^ Grosjean, Alexia; Murdoch, Steve (2004). "Irish soldiers in Swedish service 1609-1613". The Irish Sword XXIV (95): 161–164. 
  6. ^ "Guide To A35 - The Papers of Prof G.A.Hayes-McCoy". Retrieved 31 January 2011. 
  7. ^ Lysaght, Patricia (October 2002). "Kevin Danaher, 1913-2002 - Caoimhin O Danachair - In Memoriam - Obituary". Folklore 113 (2). Retrieved 31 January 2011. 

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