Ireland is shaped like a pancake if a 1468 map is to be believed. Drawn by Italian cartographer Grazioso Benincasa, it has 57 identifiable modern place-names, such as Porto Rosso […]

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January 8 Thur 8pm Mount Merrion Historical Society, Community Centre, North Avenue. Monkstown–Dún Laoghaire, Tom Conlon. Adm. ?4/?2 student. 9 Fri 8pm Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College, South […]

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In the early twentieth century, the newspapers they read defined Irish people. The Anglo-Irish establishment read the Irish Unionist Irish Times. When the Irish Parliamentary Party (IPP) split over Parnell’s […]

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Digitised history sites like Trinity’s 1641 Depositions and Letters of 1916 have made it easier for historians to access primary sources from the comfort of their own homes. They are […]

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A revolver belonging to Arthur Griffith, founder of Sinn Féin, has come to light and is now in the hands of County Cavan Museum, Ballyjamesduff. When discovered by the sister […]

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