Sir, —In one of the earliest published works on the subject of fireprotection in these islands—Fires, fire engines, and fire brigades(London, 1866)—C.F.T. Young CE attributes the first steam fire engineever […]

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Sir, —With reference to the review of David Lynch’s Radical politics inmodern Ireland: the Irish Socialist Republican Party, 1896–1904 byFintan Lane in the May/June issue of HI, the ISRP did […]

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Sir, —With regard to my article in the last issue (HI 13.5, Sept./Oct.2005) on revising the history of Europe, a small correction lest I leftany reader puzzled. Where I am […]

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The end of an era? When do politics become history? At what point do historians take over from journalists and propagandists in telling the human story? This is not a […]

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Sir, —Kevin Whelan’s list of errors in the Irish material in the new Oxford DNB (HI 13.3, May/June 2005) misses two in the entry on Edmund Dwyer Gray (1845–88), MP […]

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