Sir,—Fiona Fitzsimons’s ‘Estate records as a source for family history’ (HI 23.6, Nov./Dec. 2015, p. 37) raises the question of where such records are to be appropriately housed. When I […]

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Sir,—Gabriel Doherty writes how Michael Davitt ‘thought little’ of O’Donovan Rossa (HI 23.6, Nov./Dec. 2015, Platform). A man of Davitt’s moral stature couldn’t possibly condone Rossa’s dynamite campaign. However, in […]

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Sir,—Archibald Hamilton Rowan could very well have read the select writings of Theobald Wolfe Tone, including his diary, as they were first published as his Life in Washington in the […]

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Sir,—When examining problems facing the National Library and Museum (HI 23.3, May/June 2015, Platform) it never occurred to me, or to those with whom I spoke, that culchies were to […]

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Sir,—Following Dennis Kennedy’s advice in his response to my letter (HI 24.1, Jan./Feb. 2016), I have re-read his ‘Casting a cold eye on 1916’ article in ‘a calmer state of […]

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