When the republican campaign against the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) and others thought sympathetic to Dublin Castle became more violent and successful in late 1919, the police abandoned hundreds of […]

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TG: First of all could you tell us about the history of the Mansergh family? MM:    The Manserghs came to Ireland in the seventeenth century, but didn’t come to their […]

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Document 1: Section of a letter from Dr Croke, archbishop of Cashel, to the delegates attending the GAA convention at Thurles, 4 January 1888 (The Gael, 7 January 1888, National […]

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Recent discoveries of Scandinavian settlement remains at Woodstown, Co. Waterford, have produced great excitement, and not a little hyperbole. Settlements such as this are described as longphuirt or longphorts in […]

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During the nineteenth century, about 40,000 emigrants left Ireland to colonise the lush yet deserted Argentine pampas and laid the foundation for a flourishing Irish-Argentine community. Edmundo Murray tracks the […]

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