Sir, —In his review of Coolacrease (HI 17.2, March/April 2009) JoostAugusteijn presents himself as a neutral arbiter between the authors ofthe work and the writers of the tradition it criticises. […]

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Sir, —One of the joys of historical research is to discover an unknown document that appears to validate (or discredit) some widely cherished yet hitherto unproven speculation. Such a document […]

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The Orange Order in Canada David A. Wilson (ed.) (Four Courts Press, €55) ISBN 9781846820779 This collection is derived from the first conference on the Orange Order in Canada, held […]

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Shipwreck Inventory of Ireland: Louth, Meath, Dublin and Wicklow Compiled by Karl Brady (Government Publications, €35) ISBN 9780755776160 From the highest point in old Holmpatrick graveyard, up by the ruined […]

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Enforcing the English reformation in Ireland: clerical resistance and political conflict in the diocese of Dublin, 1534–1590 James Murray (Cambridge University Press, £60, $120) ISBN 9780521770385 Lacking the requisite documentation […]

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