Peter Edmund Lacy/Pyotr Petrovich Lasci (1678–1751) of Killeedy, Co. Limerick, was the son of Pierce Edmund de Lacy of Ballingarry and his wife Maria (née Courtney). He joined the regiment […]

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In his most shocking claim, David ‘Hibernicus’ Byrne relates how Rochfort was sitting in his hostess’s dressing gown one morning, having his hair powdered by a barber, when he was […]

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by Joseph E.A. Connell Jr By the early twentieth century the Curragh army camp in County Kildare was Britain’s premier military base in Ireland. Ulster unionist opposition to the passage […]

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Dessie Doyle and Brian Drummond (Lilliput Press, €20) ISBN 9781843512738 The Erne catchment is the second largest on the island and as early as 1915 proposals had been aired to […]

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Richard McElligott (Collins Press, €17.99) ISBN 9781848891777 By the time the GAA was two decades old, Kerry had won just a solitary All-Ireland title—and that was in hurling. It was […]

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