Sir,—There were many myths and legends that became attached to the story of the defence of her besieged castle by Lettice Digby, Baroness Offaly (HI 27.5, Sept./Oct. 2019). These myths themselves […]

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Sir,—In an otherwise interesting article about the Radical Club, Brian Trench feels the need to exploit Liam O’Flaherty in making an anti-Soviet political point—citing O’Flaherty’s 1931 text I went to […]

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BY TONY CANAVAN   Immigrants boost native population New research from Queen’s University Belfast’s School of Natural and Built Environment has found that Ireland’s population was in serious decline for […]

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By Felix M. Larkin   Ireland is often referred to as ‘the Land of Saints and Scholars’, and a number of saints have featured on Irish stamps, most recently Our […]

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BY AODHÁN CREALEY NOVEMBER 10/1939 Charlotte Despard, née French (95), suffragette, socialist and philanthropist, died when she fell down the stairs in her home in Whitehead, Co. Antrim. Considering that […]

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