November 5 1972 Dermot Ryan became the first Catholic archbishop since the Reformation to attend a service in Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin. 6 1812 Charles Graves, bishop and mathematician who […]

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They say that it’s never difficult to distinguish between a Scotsman with a grievance and a ray of sunshine. What, then, are we to make of the apparent sweet reasonableness […]

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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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Sir,—In the last issue (HI 20.5, Sept./Oct. 2012) Professor David Fitzpatrick writes, ‘Dr Regan urges me … to unveil the identity and religious affiliation of those responsible for the Macroom […]

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Sir,—John A. Murphy’s remarks on Tomás Ruadh Ó Suilleabháin are, to put it politely, rather remote from truth. Nowhere in Ó Suilleabháin’s 1828 poem does he express the wish that […]

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