Ireland and slavery This year marks the bicentenary of the abolition of slavery in the British Empire of which Ireland was then part. Hence the particular emphasis on slavery in […]

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Sir, —I refer to Kevin Haddick Flynn’s article on Seán South (HI 15.1,Jan./Feb. 2007). The claim in the final paragraph that there were‘4,000 full-time RUC men’ is inaccurate. The RUC […]

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Sir, —With reference to the article ‘Men at war: nineteenth-centuryIrish war correspondents from the Crimea to China’ in the last issue(HI 15.3, March/April 2007) I was interested to learn of […]

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Sir, —It is remarkable that in the last issue (HI 15.2, March/April 2007), a non-theme number, there is a ‘platform’ article on John Redmond, a ‘short’ on John O’Leary and […]

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Sir, —I was grateful for Peter Hart’s thoughtful review of my book Spies, informers and ‘the Anti-Sinn Féin Society’ in the last issue (HI 15.2, March/April 2007). However, I would […]

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