Sir,—I read with interest Stuart Flinder’s sanitised life of John Nicholson (HI 27.1, Jan./Feb. 2019). I had already bought and read Mr Flinder’s book, Cult of a dark hero: Nicholson […]

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Sir,—Pádraig Óg Ó Ruairc’s letter in response to Nigel Jones’s review of my book, The great cover-up (HI 27.1, March/April 2019), is a rather sad attempt at shooting the messenger. […]

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Sir,—In his otherwise extremely interesting article on H.T. Barrie MP (HI 27.2, March/April 2019), Aaron Callan states: ‘Barrie, however, went to the [1917 Irish] Convention to safeguard the Ulster Unionist […]

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Sir,—Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Down County Museum are looking for descendants and relatives of Peter Byrne, a Dublin man who was one of 2,000 prisoners interned in Ballykinlar Camp, Co. […]

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BY TONY CANAVAN Did Vikings bring leprosy to Ireland? In years past, little was known about how leprosy came to medieval Ireland, but thanks to research done by Queen’s University, […]

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