Tom Burnell, Irishmen in the Great War: reports from the front 1914 (Pen & Sword Military, £19 hb, 252pp, ISBN 9781473821200). Turtle Bunbury, The glorious madness: tales of the Irish […]

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County Museum, Jocelyn Street, Dundalk dundalkmuseum.ie By Tony Canavan Dundalk has been quick off the mark in mounting the country’s first exhibition about the 1916 Rising, which was officially opened […]

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W.B. Yeats: sex, death and the state of the nation By John Gibney Last year marked the 150th anniversary of the birth of the poet and playwright William Butler Yeats. […]

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OSCAR TRAYNOR WAS A CONVENTIONAL MEMBER OF THE REVOLUTIONARY GENERATION, BUT WHAT MARKED HIM OUT FROM MANY OF HIS COLLEAGUES WAS HIS ALLEGIANCE TO WHAT WAS OFTEN DISMISSED AS A […]

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By Lar Joye The Irish Republican Brotherhood, more commonly known as the Fenians, was founded simultaneously in Ireland and the United States in March 1858. By 1861, at the start […]

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