Sir,—I may be your only subscriber in Norway, but I enjoy every issue of History Ireland. As a mathematician, I particularly enjoyed the article about Hamilton (HI 23.5, Sept./Oct. 2016). […]

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Sir,—May I be allowed to offer a gentle rebuke to Joseph E.A. Connell (Countdown to 2016) and the many other historians who promote the view that the 1916 Rising was […]

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Sir,—The review (HI 23.5, Sept./Oct. 2015) of the recent posthumous publication of The genesis of National Socialism by T. Desmond Williams, when recounting Williams’s career, states that ‘he co-wrote an […]

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Sir,—In your last issue (HI 23.5, Sept./Oct. 2015, Sidelines) Tony Canavan states that ‘Henry VIII was a fat, adulterous heretic’. Is this an example of Mock Tudor?—Yours etc., NOEL YOUNG

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Sir,—Mary Kenny is right that there were women strongly opposed to serving on juries. Throughout the life of the 1937 Juries Act only two women applied to serve (they were […]

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