Bleeding poets Daniel Reardon New Theatre, Dublin, Feb.–March 2008 by Eamon O’Flaherty An imaginary encounter between three poets in a public house in Dublin at the height of the Great […]

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Strangers to citizens: the Irish in Europe 1600–1800 National Library of Ireland 2–3 Kildare Street Dublin 2 www.nli.ie Mon.–Wed. 9.30am–8.30pm Thur.–Fri. 9.30am–4.30pm Sun. 9.30am–12.30pm by Tony Canavan This new exhibition […]

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On 15 June 1843, huge crowds congregated on a racecourse outside Ennis at a ‘monster meeting’ in support of the repeal of the Act of Union. Adhering to a template, […]

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From about 1730 Ireland experienced a series of communications developments that pro-foundly altered the opportunities to move around the island. Road, canal and, later, rail initiatives meant that by about […]

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During earlier food shortages in Ireland, including in 1822 and 1831, charitable bodies had been set up to provide relief at a local level, and some of these were revived […]

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