Sir,—Last issue’s ‘Gems of Architecture’ (HI 23.1, Jan./Feb. 2015), on the Roche’s Stores building on Cork’s main thoroughfare, never refers to the street by its correct name—St Patrick’s Street. I […]

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Sir,—There are a couple of minor anomalies in last issue’s ‘On this day’ (HI 23.1, Jan./Feb. 2015). We are told that the sculptor John Hughes, responsible for the monument to […]

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Sir,—Congratulations to Ann Wilson on her excellent article, ‘A young woman’s life in Edwardian Dublin’ (HI 22.6, Nov./Dec. 2014). As she points out, collections of such postcards offer us an […]

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It is fairly certain that when those charged with developing a programme of commemoration for the ‘Decade of Centenaries’ first met it was the question of how to remember Easter […]

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March 01/1965 The remains of Sir Roger Casement, hanged in Pentonville Prison, London, for high treason in 1916, were buried with full military honours in the Republican plot in Glasnevin […]

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