- Why was Dev reprieved in 1916?
- Joe Duffy on the children killed in the Rising
- The Book of Kells reassessed
- The 140-year-old countess of Desmond
- The misspent youth of William Smith O’Brien
- Irish attitudes to slavery during the American Civil War
- The creation of the Industrial Development Authority (IDA), 1949–59
- James Hack Tuke and his schemes for assisted emigration from the west of Ireland.
On 2 July 1883, fifteen-year-old Bridget Carroll arrived at the Spark’s Lake reformatory in Monaghan to serve the remainder of a sentence that had been imposed on her four years [...]
The Theatre Royal’s short 27-year lifespan (it opened in 1935) is testimony to the rapid social change and revolution in entertainment that took place during the last century. The same [...]
Dublin Fire Brigade and the Irish Revolution Las Fallon (South Dublin Libraries, €7.50) ISBN 9780956580481 Dublin Fire Brigade (DFB) has a pivotal if unsung role in the history of [...]
‘What was to unfold in Ireland, between 1911 and 1921’, writes W.J. McCormack, ‘was effectively an ideological battle to fill the cheap places, to draw the lower middle class into [...]