Sir,—Your editorial in the last issue (HI 25.2, March/April 2017) touched on the new US Trump administration’s 90-day ban on people from seven (later reduced to six) Muslim-majority countries and […]

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Sir,—In his article ‘Edmund Dwyer Gray Jr in Tasmania’ (HI 25.2, March/April 2017), Felix M. Larkin made reference to his father, also Edmund Dwyer Gray, who was a very interesting […]

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Hedge schools Sir,—Tony Lyons (HI 24.6, Nov./Dec. 2016) provided us with a comprehensive account of hedge schools. The existence of these schools was in breach of the penal laws, which […]

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MAY 09/1671 Irishman Col. Thomas Blood stole the Crown Jewels of England from the Tower of London. Having switched sides during the English Civil War, during which he gained a […]

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MAY 01–04 Mon–Thur Kerry Archaeological & Historical Society, Park Hotel, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford. Away to Lismore (field outing). Enquiries: +353 (0)58 42899. 02 Tues 8pm Kilmacanogue History Society, Glenview Hotel, […]

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