In recent years the commemoration of those who participated in the First World War has become less contentious. By William Murphy In an initiative that attracted considerable attention, each day […]

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Cars, canvassing and conveyance during the election. By Leanne Blaney ‘Depressing and dull’ was how one English journalist described the conditions on polling day in London during the 1918 general […]

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By Joe Connell Following the armistice that ended the First World War on 11 November 1918, the British government called a general election for 14 December, in which Sinn Féin […]

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Cumann na mBan fatalities in the War of Independence and Civil War. By Pádraig Óg Ó Ruairc This year marks several important milestones in the history of women’s struggle in […]

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By Saoirse Ní Shíocháin Geoffrey Lee Compton-Smith was born in 1889 in South Kensington, London. After finishing school, he decided not to follow the family tradition of studying law. He […]

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