MH:    At what stage did you become interested in history? ML:    I’ve always been interested in history. I had a very good secondary school teacher, Mary Varley. I liked the […]

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HM:    Is it true that you are descended from Revd. George Walker of Siege of Derry fame? BW:    I am a co-lateral descendant—descended from a brother of his. My family […]

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VC:    Did your background contribute to your interest in history? MPM:    Yes. My father had a deep interest in the history of Ireland and my family had been involved in […]

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For many years I have had an interest in my father’s large collection of papers. After his retirement from politics in 1961, Prof. Kevin B. Nowlan and I assisted him […]

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Julius Pokorny was a German Celtic scholar who supported Irish nationalism and the Gaelic League. He corresponded with Douglas Hyde, met Éamon de Valera and is mentioned by name in […]

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