Bull Alley Street, Dublin 8 By Niamh Marnham The Iveagh Play Centre (1912–15), Bull Alley Street, Dublin, was an innovative school intended to complete the philanthropic vision of Edward Cecil […]

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On the 150th anniversary of the birth of the poet, painter, mystic and advocate of agricultural cooperation. By Daniel Mulhall George Russell (AE), who was born in Lurgan, Co. Armagh, […]

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A fascinating family connection with a failed rebellion. By Fergus Whelan At 11pm on 5 March 1867, an undercover policeman watched as small groups of armed Fenians mustered at Palmerston […]

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By Fiona Fitzsimons The first efforts to provide education for deaf children and young people in Ireland were voluntary. In 1816 Dr Charles Orpen established the Claremont Institute for the […]

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The real history of Irish slavery on Barbados highlights how much worse slavery was for Africans in the Americas, reminding us that the curse of Cromwell has haunted more than […]

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