Padraig Lenihan assesses William of Orange’s performance at the Battle of the Boyne. When he painted William of Orange, as he did so many times, Jan Wyck (1652–1700) was especially […]

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Ewan Morris recounts the heated debate provoked by the introduction of Percy Metcalfe’s coinage designs in 1928. The introduction of the euro has finally seen the disappearance of Percy Metcalfe’s […]

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Mary Raftery’s exposé of industrial schools in her acclaimed RTÉ documentary States of fear (1999) drew particular attention to criticism of the system by Boys’ Town’s Fr Edward Flanagan—Dáire Keogh […]

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