History Ireland marks the passing of James ‘Shay’ Courtney: soldier (he served with the Irish Army on the United Nations peace-keeping force in Cyprus); husband and father of all the […]

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Sir,—The caption—‘Women continued to play an active role in the War of Independence’—under the photograph on p. 41 of the last issue (Autumn 1996) [above] is misleading on two counts. […]

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Eighty years ago, on 21 May 1932, American aviator Amelia Earhart crash-landed in a field outside Derry after crossing the Atlantic. Footage of Earhart while she was in Derry has […]

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In 1897 the Greater New York Irish Athletic Association purchased approximately seven acres of land in the suburban farming community then known as Laurel Hill, Long Island, for $9,000. Soon […]

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