Across   1 The cathedral of this German town was the traditional church for the coronation of German kings and queens (6). 5 Geronimo was a prominent leader of the […]

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Across 1 George ———, Anglo-Irish physicist who introduced the idea and name of the electron (6). 5 William ‘Guillermo’ ———, Cork-born scientist who helped establish Spain’s Natural History Museum (6). […]

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A chara,—I loved your story about Irish women’s athletics and the Olympic Games (HI 20.4, July/August 2012). It was very nice.—Yours etc., MAEDBH DUIGNAN (age 10) Carrick-on-Shannon

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Whitley Stokes’s translation into English of the Danish ballad describes the heroine Hellelil, who is actively involved in her downfall, the loss of her chastity, and the death of both […]

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Writer/historian from Farrancallin, Co. Westmeath. He achieved 257 marks in history in the Intermediate Certificate, i.e. full marks plus seven extra for doing the exam through the medium of Irish! […]

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