January 2019 marks the 100th anniversary of the Irish nationalist ballad The Foggy Dew. But who wrote it? By Eugene Dunphy Over the years a number of published works have […]

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By Fiona Fitzsimons In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries Irish marriage law deviated from the laws that pertained in England, Wales and Scotland. In Ireland, marriages between co-religionists, celebrated by […]

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JANUARY 03 Thur 8pmMount Merrion Historical Society, Community Centre, North Ave.Stanley Woods: the world’s first motorcycling superstar, David Crawford. Adm. €4/students €2. 08 Tues 7pmTallaght Historical Society, County Library, The […]

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New evidence of early matches has necessitated a reappraisal of Irish soccer’s foundation story. By Martin Moore According to its foundation myth, association football was introduced into Ireland on 24 […]

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John Nicholson—the Irishman who became a god. By Stuart Flinders Question: What had the duke of Wellington, the writer Brendan Behan and the explorer Shackleton in common? Answer: Their portraits […]

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