Murphy’s later years were mainly spent in combating partition and conscription. The redoubtable lord mayor of Dublin (1917–24) Laurence O’Neill, a supporter of Larkin, described Murphy as the outstanding personality […]

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Any good news there is on the jobs front these days invariably comes courtesy of IDA-Ireland. The foreign-owned sector has fared much better than the indigenous sector over the current […]

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The Treaty of Trianon, signed on 4 June 1920 between the ‘Principal Allied and Associated Powers’ and Hungary, was part of the far-reaching arrangements agreed upon at the Paris Peace […]

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On the final night of John F. Kennedy’s trip to Ireland in 1963, the 46-year-old American president took advantage of a small dinner setting at Áras an Uachtaráin to pose […]

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Shortly before noon on Easter Monday 1916, Catherine Foster left her home in 18 Manor Place in Stoneybatter, pushing her two-year-old child, John Francis, in his pram towards the city […]

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