Sir,—I was surprised to see the famous Jack Lynch quote misquoted (HI 28.5, Sept./Oct. 2020, editorial). I believe he never used the word ‘idly’. Even though it is only one […]

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Sir,—Fearghal Mac Bhloscaidh discussed revisionist distortions of Irish history (HI 28.6, July/Aug. 2020, Platform) that base themselves on the alleged neutrality of the British state and a correspondingly mistaken view […]

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Dr John G. Tohill of Magherafelt spotted an arithmetical error in ‘Facts and fallacies of the Belfast pogrom’ (HI 28.5, Sept./Oct. 2020, top of the third column, p. 31), which […]

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Sir,—Kieran Glennon’s article ‘Facts and fallacies of the Belfast pogrom’ (HI 28.5, Sept./Oct. 2020) was fair and balanced. His title was, of course, hinged to the unpublished Fr Hassan (‘G.B. […]

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BY TONY CANAVAN Drought and lockdown lucky for archaeologist Marion Dowd, an archaeologist and local resident, was marking the easing of Covid-19 restrictions with a picnic on the shore of […]

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