This exhibition was opened by Síle de Valera, Minister for Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht and the Islands, on Thursday 25 June 1998 and will continue until April 1999. The most remarkable […]

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Anne Devlin’s gravestone in Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin, tells us that she was ‘the faithful servant’ of Robert Emmet, but that otherwise she lived ‘in obscurity and poverty’, dying in September […]

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Nineteen ninety-nine brings with it the rejuvenation of the IrishHistory Students’ Association. The IHSA has been bringing historystudents together from all parts of Ireland since the 1950s, primarilythrough its annual […]

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The cult of Michael Collins reached new heights last summer when the monument at Béal na mBláth developed into a colourful religious type shrine. Apparently believing that they could establish […]

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Popular myth has it that the Taoiseach, John A. Costello, while in Canada in 1948, got drunk at a dinner and announced that Ireland was to leave the Commonwealth. A […]

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