Lincoln Jail

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De Valera  wrote: “For the sake of the women of the world at any rate I am glad it is over. They it is who have suffered most. Their imaginings have been far worse than the worst horrors the men have had to endure.” Photograph: General Photographic Agency/Getty Images

A letter written by Éamon de Valera from prison to his wife on Armistice Day has been made public for the first time. The letter is sent from Lincol(...)

Dear Minister, Why can’t we get the prisons right? It’s not such a big job. A few years ago, we had less than 500 prisoners; even today it’s not much (...)