The ‘special position’ of the Roman Catholic Church, the Anglicans and the historians. By Niall Meehan Historians in southern Ireland who examine the interaction of religion with social and political […]

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Directed by Mike Leigh By Eoin Dillon Mike Leigh’s film Peterloo deals with events in St Peter’s Field in Manchester on 16 August 1819, when between 60,000 and 100,000 organised […]

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National Photographic Archive, Meeting House Square, Temple Bar nli.ie By Tony Canavan I have to admit that I was a little surprised by this exhibition (which runs until the end […]

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Documentary on One RTÉ Radio 1, 3 November 2018 https://www.rte.ie/radio1/doconone/2018/1017/1004886-irelands-first-superstar/ By Donal Fallon Patrick Sarsfield Gilmore lived a remarkable and colourful life. Indeed, listening to Tim Desmond’s latest contribution to […]

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By Joe Culley If you like your history spiced up with a bit of true crime, then Dean Ruxton’s When the hangman came to Galway will be just the ticket. […]

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