‘A vague feeling of melancholy . . . tempered by . . . relief’, eh? If the prospect of your kids going back to school elicits the latter rather than […]

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National Museum of Scotland Chamber Street, Edinburgh +44 (0)131 247 4422, info@nms.ac.uk Mon.–Sat. 10am–5pm, Sun. 12pm–5pm by Tony Canavan The opening of the National Museum of Scotland coincided with the […]

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The Wind that Shakes the Barley Director: Ken Loach by Brian Hanley Film reviews by historians should carry a warning. Aside from the array of personal, political and other prejudices […]

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WILDE, William Charles Kingsbury (1852–99), journalist, was born 26 September 1852 in Dublin, eldest son of Sir William Wilde, surgeon and antiquary, and his wife, the poet and journalist ‘Speranza’ […]

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Interest in Ernest Shackleton has been renewed recently, thanks in partto a successful exhibition held last year at the National Museum,Collins Barracks. South (80 mins) is a record of Shackleton’s […]

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