Mary Harris was born in Cork in 1837 and baptised in the North Cathedral on 1 August 1837. (The baptismal font remains in use at the famous ‘North Chapel’ today.) […]

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Across 1 George Coppinger ———, Irish architect noted for his work on churches and cathedrals (6). 5 Sixth-century British cleric and author of De Excidio et Conquestu Britanniae (6). 10 […]

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Across 1 Synod in 664 that decreed that the kingdom of Northumbria would follow Roman rather than Celtic ecclesiastical traditions (6). 5 ——— Thomas was executed along with his five […]

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Hannah and Francis Sheehy-Skeffington and Margaret Cousins founded the radical Irish Women’s Franchise League (IWFL) in 1908; Hanna was elected chairwoman and Meg Connery served as vice-chairwoman. The IWFL was […]

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‘The accumulating evidence supports the view that, even before the fall of France in 1940, de Valera believed that Hitler would win the war and in payment for keeping the […]

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