THE AUTHOR AND DERIVATION OF THE MOST WIDELY KNOWN SONG ABOUT IRELAND’S MOST MONUMENTAL CATASTROPHE HAVE REMAINED OBSCURE ALMOST SINCE ITS COMPOSITION By Dan Milner The first verse of the […]

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HUGH II DE LACY AND THE ALBIGENSIAN CRUSADE By Paul Duffy This year marks the 800th anniversary of the foundation of the Order of Preachers, also known as the Black […]

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HAS SCIENCE ALSO BEEN AIRBRUSHED OUT OF IRISH HISTORY? By Eoin Gill This year there have been many claims about airbrushing. Irish soldiers in the First World War have been […]

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Sir,—I read with interest your article on ‘An Irish “Way of St James”’. There was a tradition in south Wexford that St James came to Carnsore via Lands End and […]

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Sir,—An inset to the thoughtful and interesting article ‘Reclaiming an Irish “Way of St James”’ (HI 24.3, May/June 2016, p. 17) gives a short summary of Thomas à Becket and […]

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