Cumann na mBan fatalities in the War of Independence and Civil War. By Pádraig Óg Ó Ruairc This year marks several important milestones in the history of women’s struggle in […]

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By Fiona Fitzsimons We all generate documents as we go through life, a ‘paper trail’ that is a record of key events. Ironically, the greatest amount of evidence is often […]

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By Saoirse Ní Shíocháin Geoffrey Lee Compton-Smith was born in 1889 in South Kensington, London. After finishing school, he decided not to follow the family tradition of studying law. He […]

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Sir,—In your last issue (HI 26.5, July/August 2018), your feature on ‘The curse of St Laurence O’Toole’ by Dr Jesse Harrington omitted an important factor with wide implications. The sister […]

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Sir,—We are Joe Duffy and Freya McClements, two journalists and authors who are writing a book that remembers the children—aged sixteen and under—who were killed during the period known as […]

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