75TH ANNIVERSARY By Brian Barton In his book Post 381, Jimmy Doherty, former air-raid warden, describes the Belfast blitz as being the ‘most disastrous event in the history of the […]

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by Tony Canavan What on the face of it seems a petty quarrel could scupper state funding for a museum dedicated to Dublin life 100 years ago. Minister of State […]

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By Shay Kinsella On Easter Monday night 1916, Mrs Eleonore Connor walked the floors of her home on Montgomery Street, Carlow, anxiously awaiting the return of her husband. Prevailed upon […]

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March 01/1976 Secretary of State Merlyn Rees announced the ending of special- category status for political prisoners in Northern Ireland. 04/1966 Capital punishment was abolished in Northern Ireland, except for […]

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