Friday 8 October saw the culmination of a lengthy campaign for official recognition of the World War II hero, Leading Seaman James J. Magennis VC, in his native city. Lord […]

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On 19 May 1999 Seamus Hosey (RTÉ) unveiled a monument, designed and sculpted by Anna Bland, to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the battle of the Pass of the Plumes […]

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TC:    Could you tell us something about your background? MH:    I did my degree in history at the University of Bristol and got my first job as a research assistant […]

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Sir,—I am researching certain aspects of political, personal andcultural life in Edwardian Belfast relating to Roger Casement and havecome across a family that plays a mysterious part in his activities […]

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Sir,—I agree with Brian Hanley (HI Spring 1999) that ‘the conflictssurrounding Poppy Day in the ‘20s and ‘30s were more complexthan         present-day commentators have allowed’.One-hundred-and-seventy-thousand out of 180,000 Volunteers had […]

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