William Wallace Papers, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland   By Fiona Fitzsimons Before photographs, hospital doctors occasionally commissioned artists to illustrate some patients’ symptoms and the progress of their […]

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How women’s magazines handled sex and the Irish ‘guilt complex’ in the 1960s.   By Ciara Meehan Dr Martin Kennedy posed this question in his column for Woman’s Choice magazine […]

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Why did two branches of north Kerry’s McEllistrim family take opposite sides in a bitter dispute between private creameries and the co-operative movement?   By Eoin McLaughlin and Paul Sharp […]

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It is remarkable that three noted practitioners respectively of the arts of painting, dialectic and poetry chose a modest Connemara dwelling as their base.   By John Hayes   One […]

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The current boldness of racist groups in the United States reminds us that the history of minority rights in that great country is a troubled one.   By Mark Phelan […]

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