Sir,—Emily Cullen’s interesting article (HI 24.6, Nov./Dec. 2016) brings three things to mind. Readers may not be aware that the green flag with the gold harp is in continuous use […]

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Owing to a spellcheck error in Teresa Breathneach’s ‘Greeting the nation—the Irish Christmas card’ (HI 24.1, Nov./Dec. 2016, p. 37, first column, line 25), ‘Confederate Club’ should have read ‘Contemporary […]

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Sir,—Eoin Gill’s ‘Platform’ piece on science and Irish history (HI 24.5, Sept./Oct. 2016) raises very interesting questions. I agree with him that writers such as Swift, Wilde, Yeats, Joyce and […]

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Sir,—I am looking for good-quality photographs of the victims of revolutionary violence in County Cork between 1916 and 1923. My forthcoming book (Mercier Press) has identified more than 700 victims […]

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Sir,—Michael Moroney’s otherwise interesting piece on the last pre-Famine census (‘The 1841 census—do the numbers add up?’, HI 23.3, May/June 2015) unwittingly perpetuates a couple of common misunderstandings of key […]

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