Mir Aulad remains a bit of an enigma, especially as his name and origins are subject to speculation. Sometimes spelt phonetically, ‘Meer Owlad Allee’ was from Oudh (now known as […]

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LOCKE, Josef (1917–99), singer and entertainer, was born Joseph McLaughlin on 23 March 1917 at 19 Creggan Street, Derry city, one of ten children of Patrick McLaughlin, butcher and cattle-dealer, […]

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Interactives are an important part of modern museum exhibitions and there are 35 in the ‘Soldiers & Chiefs’ exhibition. Those dealing with the Irish Defence Forces are focused on films […]

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Early life   Eileen Gray was born Kathleen Eileen Moray Smith near Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford, on 9 August 1878. She was the youngest of five children. The family changed their […]

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In the wake of the success of The longest day, the pressure on Dublin-born ‘narrative historian’ Cornelius Ryan to produce a worthy successor was enormous. Initially he planned to tackle […]

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