Through the innocent gesture of inviting President Douglas Hyde to a soccer match between Poland and Ireland in 1938, Consul Dobrzyński—the first ever Polish diplomat to Ireland and otherwise a […]

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Fact and fiction in contemporary Irish newspapers. By William Burton This year marks the 80th anniversary of the attack on Guernica on 26 April 1937 by the German Condor Legion. […]

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A providential encounter and one of the most remarkable tales of Irish bravery in the First World War. By Thomas Dillon On a Belgian battlefield in June 1917, Mickeen Cullens […]

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Messines Ridge, 3am, 7 June 1917—an Irish soldier’s eyewitness account. By Seán Boyne Patrick Carroll would always remember the moment the massive explosion was set off by the sappers. It […]

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On the 150th anniversary of the birth of the poet, painter, mystic and advocate of agricultural cooperation. By Daniel Mulhall George Russell (AE), who was born in Lurgan, Co. Armagh, […]

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