Sir,—It appears that we are to be bombarded with anniversaries: 1913 and the Lockout; 1914 and the Great War; 1916 and the Rising, Verdun and the Somme. But we may […]

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Sir,—As the ‘big one’ approaches in 2016, it is worth looking back on how the description ‘Sinn Féin’s revolution’, used in ‘Class dismissed’ by Brian Hanley and in ‘Helena Molony: […]

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Sir,—I welcome the call, from the historians at the 16 May History Ireland ‘Hedge School’, for critical analysis of the ‘decade of centenaries’ events from 1912–22. I have been reflecting […]

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Sir,—Ernest Kavanagh’s cartoon ‘Dublin Labour War’, which appeared on p. 34 of your recent special issue on the 1913 Lockout (HI 21.4, July/August 2013), did not actually appear in the […]

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Sir,—Reading Las Fallon’s reference (HI 21.4, July/August 2013, letters) to ‘Auxiliary police’ killed in the Kilmichael ambush, the ‘man on the Clapham omnibus’ might well think he was referring to […]

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