HOW DID THE IRISH IN FRANCE FARE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, A PERIOD MARKED BY THE THREAT OF INTERNMENT AND SEVERE FINANCIAL PRESSURES? WHAT WAS THEIR ATTITUDE TOWARD THE […]

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THE SCANDAL OF MARGARET AND MARY BRIGID PEARSE By Teresa and Mary Louise O’Donnell Margaret Pearse, mother of Patrick and Willie, died on 22 April 1932 from a bacterial infection […]

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Quaker records in Ireland By Fiona Fitzsimons In the 1650s and ’60s the Quakers, emerging as one of the more radical Dissenter groups, began to migrate to Ireland. They sought […]

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PLATON MIKHAILOVICH KERZHENTSEV, THE FIRST SOVIET HISTORIAN OF IRELAND By Maurice J. Casey In 1914 the Irish poet Padraic Colum and his wife Mary arrived in New York. Initially, they […]

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THE LIFE AND DEATH OF DETECTIVE SERGEANT JOHN BARTON By Padraig Yeates If he died today in the line of duty Detective Sergeant John Barton of the Dublin Metropolitan Police […]

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