By Joseph E.A. Connell Jr Born in Dublin and educated in Nice, Clongowes Wood and Trinity College Dublin, George Noble Plunkett was founder and editor of the magazine Hibernia. In […]

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By Fiona Fitzsimons Early attempts to make medical provision for the mentally ill in Ireland were very disjointed. The earliest asylums for the insane were in the cities of Dublin […]

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THE LITTLE-KNOWN CORFU CRISIS OF 1923 PROVIDED INEXPERIENCED IRISH DIPLOMATS WITH A BLUNT INTRODUCTION TO POWER POLITICS By Mark Phelan In August 1923, brigands murdered an Italian general and several […]

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By Colum Kenny At the centre of Hans Place, London, is an oval communal garden of mature trees. Built into its railings, almost opposite the front door of No. 22, […]

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LABOUR, ENLISTMENT AND DEMOBILISATION IN IRELAND’S FIRST WORLD WAR RAILWAYS By Peter Rigney In the early weeks of the First World War, British railway companies were taken under government control. […]

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