Halliday Sutherland

"Dr. Halliday Sutherland is a born writer, especially a born story-teller. Dr. Sutherland, who is distinguished in medicine, is an amateur in the sense that he only writes when he has nothing better to do. But when he does, it could hardly be done better” – G.K. Chesterton

Category Archives: Irish Journey

Eamon de Valera 2

This is Halliday Sutherland’s account of his second meeting with Eamon de Valera in 1955 and in which de Valera told of his escape from Lincoln Jail on 3rd February 1919. After lunch I … Continue reading

1 October 2015 · Leave a comment

Eamon de Valera 1

Halliday Sutherland met Eamon de Valera on two occasions. He wrote about these meetings in his 1956 book Irish Journey. This is Sutherland’s account of their first meeting on March 25th 1935: On … Continue reading

1 September 2015 · Leave a comment

Anne Ferris TD Speech

A speech by Anne Ferris TD in the Dáil Éireannon, on 11th June 2014, is set out below. “TD” stands for “Teachta Dála” which means “Deputy to the Dáil” – the Irish … Continue reading

14 June 2014 · 1 Comment

The Suitcase in the Cellar

In April 1955 Dr Halliday Sutherland visited the Mother and Baby Home at Tuam and the Magdalene Laundry at Galway. In order to obtain permission for the visit, Sutherland had to … Continue reading

8 June 2014 · 27 Comments

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Centenary of the Stopes v. Sutherland libel trial

February 21st, 2023
5.7 years to go.