JS: Tell us about your background. DM: My father was a civil engineer, and I grew up in the Deep South because my father’s work took him there during World […]

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When increasing numbers of tithe-payers refused to pay during 1830 and 1831, many Church of Ireland clergymen found themselves in financial trouble. In order to alleviate their difficulties, the Clergy […]

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St Ultan’s Hospital was established in 1919 by Dr Kathleen Lynn and Madeleine ffrench-Mullen in response to socio-medical conditions in Dublin. It was not unusual for women to establish hospitals. […]

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Andrew Reed was born on 26 September 1837 in Galway town, the third of four children born to John and Mary (née Adamson) Reed. Andrew Reed’s father was a land […]

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On 19 September 1803 Robert Emmet was tried for high treason in Green Street courthouse, found guilty, and sentenced to be hung, drawn and quartered. He was executed the next […]

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