Irish and Irish-American Catholic admiration for McCarthy, while widespread, was far from universal. By Gerard Madden When attendees gathered to hear Joseph McCarthy, the young junior senator for Wisconsin, address […]

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IRA executions of alleged civilian spies during the War of Independence. By Pádraig Óg Ó Ruairc The ‘intelligence war’ was undoubtedly one of the most important aspects of the Irish […]

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William Hickie and the 16th (Irish) Division By Lar Joye In 1917 two Irish divisions fought side by side, in victory and then in defeat. In June 1917, the 36th […]

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The first military intervention of the United States in World War I. By Daire Brunicardi On 4 May 1917 a flotilla of unusual vessels appeared off the Daunt lightship at […]

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A startling discovery about Ernest Blythe (1889–1975), a central figure in the Irish revolution and early Free State, who re-emerged as managing director of the Abbey Theatre (1941–67) after his […]

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