Don’t let the smiles fool you! ‘Master’ Tommy Graham (left) does his best to maintain order amidst the cut and thrust of debate at the latest History Ireland Hedge School […]

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During the last days of the Easter Rising, when the GPO was in flames, the garrison hoped to escape to the Williams and Woods jam factory in Parnell Street but […]

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In March 1848 a concerned mayor of Waterford, Sylvester Phelan, wrote to T.N. Reddington, under-secretary for Ireland, asking what action he should take in relation to an Irish tricolour hanging […]

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While the social climate in 1970s urban Ireland was favourable for proponents of contraception, there were obstacles, and activism in the cause might have consequences for the individuals concerned. Galway […]

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The term ‘municipal revolution’ was coined by Sidney and Beatrix Webb to describe the nineteenth-century transformation of borough corporations in England and Wales, and was first applied to Ireland by […]

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