BELL, Laura Eliza Jane Seymour (1829?–1894), was the daughter of Robert Bell of Bellbrook, near Glenavy, Co. Antrim, a bailiff for the Hertford estate. In later life she claimed to […]

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The National Photographic Archive’s exhibition Notice to Quit, a unique record of tenant evictions during the Plan of Campaign,1886–90, opened recently at the National Museum of Ireland—Country Life, Turlough Park, […]

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Northern Ireland’s oldest woods have been a well-kept secret for many years. Remarkably, there has never been a comprehensive record of the country’s ancient woodland, meaning that this rare resource […]

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A unique and historic occasion occurred in Aughavale cemetery near Westport, Co. Mayo, on 7 August 2004. For the first time since the foundation of the state an Irish minister […]

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Seventy-five years ago, on Sunday 24 June 1929, celebrations to mark the centenary of Catholic Emancipation ended in Dublin with a Pontifical High Mass in the Phoenix Park attended by […]

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