Sir,—Would a History Ireland reader kindly enlighten me? I seek additional information about possible descendants of the literary O’Clerys of Donegal. A 16 January 1847 obituary in the Drogheda Argus […]

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Sir,—In your ‘On this day’ column (HI 19.2, March/April 2011) it was stated that James Stephens, the founder of the Irish Republican Brotherhood, died on 29 April 1901. In fact […]

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Sir,—On reading an account of Robert Monteith, commander of Casement’s Irish Brigade in Germany during the First World War, a detail caught my eye. As a consequence of his political […]

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Sir,—The article ‘When Dublin responded to blitzed Belfast’s Mayday’ (HI 19.3, May/June 2011) coincided with a commemoration of the event held in Drogheda on 15 May. The mayor of Drogheda, […]

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Sir,—Eamon O’Flaherty’s review of Dion Boucicault’s Arrah-na-Pogue (HI 19.2, March/April 2011) notes that Boucicault made a huge impact on the theatre in mid-nineteenth-century New York and London. It should also […]

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