DINNEEN, Patrick Stephen (Ó DUINNÍN, Pádraig Stiabhna) (1860–1934), was born on 25 December 1860 on a smallholding in Carn townland, near Rathmore in the Sliabh Luachra district of County Kerry, […]

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William Richard Murphy was born in County Wexford in 1890 but was orphaned at an early age and brought up in Belfast by an elder cousin. He graduated in education […]

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The ‘other Arans’ lay off the coast of County Down, and they are no longer known as Arans because they have lost their Gaelic name. This Gaelic name, which itself […]

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The Humanities Building, UCD, was the venue in September 2005 for a three-day conference—‘Eamon de Valera 30 Years On’—co-sponsored by the Humanities Institute of Ireland, the Fianna Fáil party and […]

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Long Kesh prison camp, or HMP Maze as it was later renamed in the mid-1970s, sits on a 360-acre site just outside Lisburn, Co. Antrim. It’s the site where, over […]

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