Troid Fhuilteach TG4, 16 January 2008 Fastnet Films by John Gibney Boxing’s profile has declined in Ireland. Although the occasional high-profile bout will attract attention (Hatton v. Mayweather last December, […]

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The Recruiting Officer George Farqhuar Abbey Theatre, Dublin, Dec. 207–Jan. 2008 by Eamon O’Flaherty Lynn Parker’s revival of The Recruiting Officer at the Abbey follows a string of brilliant productions […]

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ROS, Amanda McKittrick (1860–1939), was born Anna Margaret McKittrick on 8 December 1860 in Drumaness, Ballynahinch, Co. Down, fourth child of Edward Amlave McKittrick, head teacher at Drumaness High School, […]

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In recent years Irish scholars have become increasingly appreciative of early maps as a record of past landscapes, past geographical knowledge (and ignorance) and past geopolitical attitudes. To appreciate this […]

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In the 1940s Myles na gCopaleen in his ‘Crushkeen Lawn’ column in the Irish Times denounced de Valera for wasting taxpayers’ money on the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, whose […]

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