The Irish Diamond was a short-lived satirical magazine founded and edited by Edwin Hamilton, published in Dublin from March to July 1883 (from May 1883 it was called simply The Diamond. It specialised in political cartoons, and also featured writing by William H. Mackenzie.


  • B. P. Bowen, "Dublin Humourous Periodicals of the 19th Century", Dublin Historical Record Vol 13 No 1, 1952, pp. 2-11
  • Bridget Hourican, "Hamilton, Edwin", Dictionary of Irish Biography, (Eds.) James Mcguire, James Quinn, Cambridge University Press, 2009

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