‘The people are not only enchanted with the queen and the gracious kindness of her manner, and the confidence she has shown in them, but they are pleased with themselves […]

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July 11    1921 A truce in the Anglo-Irish war came into effect. 12    1911 King George V concluded a five-day visit to Ireland. During his stay he went to the […]

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In his thoughtful reflection on the recent visit of Queen Elizabeth II (pp 10–11) Edward Madigan observes that ‘there was also a popular understanding of the Irish Revolution and the […]

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Sir,—Would a History Ireland reader kindly enlighten me? I seek additional information about possible descendants of the literary O’Clerys of Donegal. A 16 January 1847 obituary in the Drogheda Argus […]

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Sir,—In your ‘On this day’ column (HI 19.2, March/April 2011) it was stated that James Stephens, the founder of the Irish Republican Brotherhood, died on 29 April 1901. In fact […]

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