DUIGNAN, Mary Ann (‘Chicago May’) (1871–1929), criminal and prostitute, described by contemporary tabloid journalists as ‘the most dangerous woman in the world’, was born on 26 December 1871 in Edenmore […]

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At a time when there is a greater acknowledgement of the role played by Irishmen in the British army, there is a group of Irishwomen with a unique claim to […]

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A new monument to Michael Joseph (The) O’Rahilly, who was shot during the dying hours of the Easter Rising, was unveiled to an enthusiastic crowd on O’Rahilly Parade on 29 […]

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One of the successes of last year’s ‘Contesting History’ course in Trinity College (sponsored by History Ireland and running on Monday evenings for eighteen weeks from October 2004) was not […]

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Gone but not forgotten tells the story of the people who fought for Irish independence from the area of south Dublin, which today is known as Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown. The women […]

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