Been there, done that: Ruairí Quinn suggests the Battle of Vinegar Hill would be a good event for Enniscorthy students to study; it was illustrated by George Cruickshank in 1854. Photograph: British Library/Robana/Getty

This is, arguably, a golden age for the study of Irish history. The digitising of sources like the 1901 and 1911 censuses and the Bureau of Mil(...)