Sir,—Brian Kelly (HI 24.4, July/Aug. 2016, letters) is of course correct when he states that the assertion that Cromwellian-era Irish prisoners suffered under exactly the same conditions as African-American slaves […]

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Sir,—Having read D.R. O’Connor Lysaght’s letter (HI 24.4, July/August 2016) with interest, I can only concur wholeheartedly with him that Arthur Griffith was an anti-Semite; this is fairly well known. […]

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Sir,—The photograph (above) depicts an LDF parade through Cork’s Patrick Street taken in 1943 or 1944. I would be grateful to any of your readers who might recognise it and […]

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Sir,—Angus Mitchell’s essay on Roger Casement’s Black Diaries (HI 24.4, July/Aug. 2016) was revealing and informative, and his affirmation that Casement was a ‘gay martyr’ is interesting—and honest. But, so […]

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SEPTEMBER Percy Jocelyn, disgraced bishop of Clogher (1820–2), died. Thanks to his family connections—his father was the first earl of Rodin—Jocelyn rose rapidly in the Church of Ireland despite a […]

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