Kilcorban Dominican friary is located in east Galway in the diocese of Clonfert. The friary was home to Ireland’s only community of the Dominican Third Order Regular. It appears to […]

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British director Ken Loach is well known for his cinematic accounts of fraught historical moments, dealing with the Spanish and Irish civil wars respectively in Land and freedom (1995) and […]

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Last March (2014) I had to write an essay for my Leaving Cert history class with the given title of ‘What factors from 1912 onward led to the partition of […]

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Sir,—Professor Morgan Kelly—famous as the man who predicted the banking collapse and was brushed aside for his pains—recently suggested that the reason for the downward slide in the international ratings […]

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Sir,—In 1889, approximately 1,772 emigrants from Ireland (including members of my family) embarked on the SS Dresden in Cobh, Co. Cork, for Buenos Aires. Since then there has been very […]

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