Sitting on a small rise a mile north of Arklow, overlooking the River Avoca, is a monument described by John Betjeman as the largest pyramid tomb ‘beyond the banks of […]

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Although born in Rathfarnham, Co. Dublin, William Godfrey Dunham Massy (1838–1906) belonged to a prominent County Tipperary family and entered Trinity College, Dublin, in 1854. He abandoned his studies, however, […]

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The map is in the archival collection of the library at the National University of Ireland, Galway, and has several additional elements, including the coats of arms of several families. […]

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In an article about Galway City, published in 1912 by the Trieste newspaper Il Piccolo della Sera, James Joyce wrote of the map: ‘The strangest and most interesting historical document […]

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Sir—A neighbour, a good friend of mine, called into me the other day to tell me that there is a photo of my mother and father in the latest edition […]

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