People gave to religious or charitable causes in the Middle Ages for a variety of reasons—sometimes because they were devout, but also to acquire the social status that went with […]

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The law dictated who could make a will or testament and what form the document took. The practice of writing testaments arrived in Ireland with the Anglo-Normans. Testaments allowed people […]

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Lord chief justice of Ireland Sir Richard de La Rochelle Bishop of Meath & treasurer of Ireland Hugh of Taghmon Chancellor Sir Frenmund Le Brune (de Brun) First baron of […]

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The legislation under which the pensions were granted consisted of the Army Pensions Acts (1923–1980), which related to the wounded and to dependent family members of those killed on active […]

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Dublin loyalists were undoubtedly engaged in gunrunning through the city. In 1964 a Mr Stokes of Cork wrote to the Irish Times expressing his surprise that in recent coverage remembering […]

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