Irish and Irish-American Catholic admiration for McCarthy, while widespread, was far from universal. By Gerard Madden When attendees gathered to hear Joseph McCarthy, the young junior senator for Wisconsin, address […]

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IRA executions of alleged civilian spies during the War of Independence. By Pádraig Óg Ó Ruairc The ‘intelligence war’ was undoubtedly one of the most important aspects of the Irish […]

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The first military intervention of the United States in World War I. By Daire Brunicardi On 4 May 1917 a flotilla of unusual vessels appeared off the Daunt lightship at […]

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A startling discovery about Ernest Blythe (1889–1975), a central figure in the Irish revolution and early Free State, who re-emerged as managing director of the Abbey Theatre (1941–67) after his […]

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After almost a century, readers of Ulysses are still learning about how and why James Joyce created one of the most complex and provocative Jewish characters in literature. By Vincent […]

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