May   2 1982 The Argentinian cruiser General Belgrano was torpedoed and sunk by the British submarine Conqueror some 30 miles outside the 200-mile ‘exclusion zone’ that Britain had declared […]

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Across 1 North Italian monastery founded by Columbanus in AD 614 (6). 5 English hospital notorious for the ill-treatment meted out to the mentally ill in the eighteenth century (6). […]

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In a debate in the late eighteenth century in the Irish House of Commons on the vote of a grant, which was recommended by the chancellor of the exchequer as […]

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Sir,—A small correction to the article by Conor McNamara on British cabinet papers on-line (HI 20.2, March/April 2012, pp 40–1). Sir Rosslyn Wemyss was first sea lord, as stated, from […]

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Sir,—I wish to note a correction of an error in my book The Cosgrave Party: a history of Cumann na nGaedheal, 1923–33. In reference to Anthony Jordan’s W.T. Cosgrave, 1880–1965: […]

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