National Photographic Archive, Meeting House Square, Temple Bar, Dublin, until 29 May 2004. by Tony Canavan   Today, when many exhibitions present a multimedia, interactive experience, this one stands out […]

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This September (2004) teaching commences in the South on the long-awaited new Leaving Cert history syllabus. On the face of it this is a very impressive document running to almost […]

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Eire—It was a beautiful day in Dublin. Floating down the Liffey, neat little barges with red-topped funnels, loaded with brown barrels of Guinness stout, symbolised pre-war living and good appetites. […]

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Niav Gallagher outlines how the Franciscans arrived in Ireland c. 1231 and enjoyed over a century of expansion and consolidation despite racial tensions. According to the thirteenth-century chronicler Thomas Eccleston, […]

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BB: Tell us something about your background and about the people who influenced you most in your formative years. TPC: I grew up in impoverished middle-class surroundings in Monkstown, Co. […]

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