Sir,—Catriona Crowe (HI 26.2, March/April 2018, Platform) says that in the light of the Ryan and McAleese Reports, and the Mother and Baby Homes Commission, Irish Catholic institutions have in […]

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William Wallace Papers, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland   By Fiona Fitzsimons Before photographs, hospital doctors occasionally commissioned artists to illustrate some patients’ symptoms and the progress of their […]

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How women’s magazines handled sex and the Irish ‘guilt complex’ in the 1960s.   By Ciara Meehan Dr Martin Kennedy posed this question in his column for Woman’s Choice magazine […]

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Why did two branches of north Kerry’s McEllistrim family take opposite sides in a bitter dispute between private creameries and the co-operative movement?   By Eoin McLaughlin and Paul Sharp […]

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Mullafarry, Co. Mayo By David Hicks Ballysakeery glebe house, hidden on a tree-lined road off the R314 from Ballina to Killala, was the birthplace and childhood home of Dr Kathleen […]

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