1935 T.E.—Thomas Edward—Lawrence (46), the legendary ‘Lawrence of Arabia’, died as a result of a motorcycle accident in Dorset. For much of his adult life Lawrence was a troubled man. […]

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1971 ‘To speak of a right to contraception on the part of an individual … is to speak of a right that cannot even exist’—John Charles McQuaid, archbishop of Dublin […]

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1972 The Widgery tribunal of inquiry into events in Derry on ‘Bloody Sunday’ exonerated the British army for the deaths and blamed the NICRA for organising the march. 1775 Skirmishes […]

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1918 Captain W.A. Redmond (IPP), son of John Redmond, was defeated Dr V.J. White (Sinn Féin), by 1,242 votes to 745, in the Waterford City by-election.

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BY AODHAN CREALEY MARCH 03/1947 Carol Reed’s film noir Odd Man Out, set in post-war Belfast with James Mason in the title role, opened in the city’s Classic cinema, off […]

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