Sport in Society Volume 19, Issue 1, January 2016

Special Issue: Sport in Ireland – Social and Historical Perspectives

sis-dsIntroduction: Irish sports history
Richard McElligott & David Hassan
Pages: 1-2
DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2015.1038910

Contesting the fields of play: the Gaelic Athletic Association and the battle for popular sport in Ireland, 1890–1906
Richard McElligott
Pages: 3-23
DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2015.1038911

The Cork Sportsman: a provincial sporting newspaper, 1908–1911
David Toms
Pages: 24-37
DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2015.1038912

Ireland – soccer champions of the world
Cormac Moore
Pages: 38-50
DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2015.1038913

The GAA and revolutionary Irish politics in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Ireland
David Hassan & Andrew McGuire
Pages: 51-61
DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2015.1038919

The emergence of hurling in Australia 1877–1917
Patrick Bracken
Pages: 62-73
DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2015.1038914

Irish-born players in England’s Football Leagues, 1945–2010: an historical and geographical assessment
Conor Curran
Pages: 74-94
DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2015.1038915

Irish rugby and the First World War
Liam O’Callaghan
Pages: 95-109
DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2015.1038916

Hardy Fingallians, Kildare trippers and ‘The Divil Ye’ll Rise’ scufflers: wrestling in modern Ireland
Paul Ignatius Gunning
Pages: 110-129
DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2015.1038917

The National Athletic Association of Ireland and Irish Athletics, 1922–1937: steps on the road to athletic isolation
Tom Hunt
Pages: 130-146
DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2015.1038918

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