It’s not often we get free things to give away to our readers, but courtesy of Palgrave Macmillan we have a nice paperback copy of Brian M Walker’s excellent history of partition of the island and how identities shifted in both the north east and the south and west: as most of the territory that is now the Republic was once universally referred to.
- Which Catholic church in Fermanagh was part of the local Remembrance day ceremonies until the 1980s?
- When was divorce first made illegal in the south?
- Where was Dublin’s temporary cenotaph placed after the First World War?
- Which unionist politician in 1965 warned his colleagues that the unionist gerrymander of Derry City was no way to ‘maintain Ulster’?
- Who wrote: “when we say the Irish are much influenced by the past, we really mean that they are too influenced by Irish history, which is a different matter”?
Answers by email only to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Winner will be the one with the most correct answers. If there’s a draw it will be determined by tie breaker/s. Competition closes at 5pm GMT tomorrow, Tuesday 21st February. Winner to be announced just as soon as we have one.