Lord Lucan has been missing since November 7th, 1974. Photograph:  PA Wire

This week’s High Court decision to issue a death certificate for Lord Lucan is the latest punctuation mark in a murder mystery that has fascinated the(...)

A victorious Napoleon crossing the Alps. Gen Henry Clarke was by his side on the less auspicious occasion of the batlle of Waterloo.

This first week of May marks the bicentenary of the lifting of the Siege of Antwerp (1814), the last major action of the Irish military diaspora on th(...)