SEPTEMBER Percy Jocelyn, disgraced bishop of Clogher (1820–2), died. Thanks to his family connections—his father was the first earl of Rodin—Jocelyn rose rapidly in the Church of Ireland despite a […]

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By Trevor White Everyone knows something about Brendan Bracken—and it’s usually wrong. He was not Winston Churchill’s son, as many people once thought. He was not Australian and he didn’t […]

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HOW AND WHY CANADIANS CELEBRATE THE 150th ANNIVERSARY OF THE RAID ON RIDGEWAY By Daniel Panneton Celebrating historic losses on a national scale is a curious phenomenon. In an interesting […]

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By Tony Canavan A different 1916 commemoration For Carlingford Lough this is the centenary of the collision of the steamships Connemara and Retriever with the loss of 97 lives on […]

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