The IRA Divided

The Anglo-Irish Treaty, officially the ‘Articles of Agreement for a Treaty Between Great Britain and Ireland’, signed on the 6th December 1921, concluded the Irish War of Independence (1919-1921) following the Sinn Féin party’s landslide victory in the 1918 general election in Ireland. The treaty established the Irish Free State as a self-governing dominion within the British Commonwealth of Continue Reading

Issue 16

In 1484, Pope Innocent VIII issued the summis desiderantes affectibus, a papal bull that recognised the existence of witches and gave full papal approval to hunt them. In the early modern period, between 40,000 and 50,000 people were accused of being witches, and were executed for their alleged crimes. Coincided with this, early modern Europe Continue Reading