September 02 Mon 7.30pm Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Square South, Dublin 2. Undimmed by the shadow of Rome? Ireland in a European world (100 BC–AD 500), […]

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By Lar Joye This September marks the 80th anniversary of the start of the Second World War and the passing of the Emergency Powers Act 1939 by Dáil Éireann. Between […]

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Albert Power’s bust of Terence MacSwiney (1879–1920). By Síghle Bhreathnach-Lynch On 26 October 1920 the Freeman’s Journal devoted its front page to the Sinn Féin lord mayor of Cork, Terence […]

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A moment in modernism’s development in Ireland. By Brian Trench In April 1926 writers Liam O’Flaherty (front cover) and Francis MacManus debated the role of religion in Irish culture. O’Flaherty […]

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Irish neutrality in the Second World War. By John Gibney and Michael Kennedy In September 1939 the Second World War began, and in Ireland the ‘Emergency’ commenced. The common use […]

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