The rulers of Anghaile were all Uí Fhearghail but their title changed over the years. In 1172 Domnall Ó Fearghail was toisech Conmaicne (a larger area/people than Anghaile). Amhlaibh Ó […]

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The Annals of Connacht state that in 1271 Sefraig h. Fergail, along with the Muintir Angaile (the people of Anghaile), killed Nicol mac Seoan Berdun, tigerna Oirgiall (Nicholas fitz John […]

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A century ago, in December 1922, at the height of the Civil War, poet W.B. Yeats was nominated to the Senate of the newly established Irish Free State. In January […]

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To be aired on TG4, 9.30pm, Wednesday 7 December 2022 Over three nights in April 1922, thirteen Protestant men were shot dead in West Cork. According to Peter Hart’s 1998 […]

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While not in the vanguard of the War of Independence, Donegal became the scene of the last stand-up fight between the IRA (pro- and anti-Treaty) and British military (in the ‘Pettigo […]

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