A divinely sanctioned form of imperialism or an explanation for the apparently beleaguered condition of God’s chosen people? By Aidan Cottrell-Boyce The one-time governor of Jerusalem Sir Ronald Storrs made […]

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One of the hundreds of Irishmen who pursued careers in colonial Palestine. By Seán William Gannon On 6 December 1956, the custodian of the Basilica of Gethsemane in then-Jordanian East […]

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The Irish Self-Determination League of Great Britain (ISDL), 1919–31. By Pádraig Manning This year marks the centenary of the establishment of the Irish Self-Determination League of Great Britain (ISDL), a […]

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The Irish Civil War is universally described as a war of ‘brother against brother’, but such a gender-exclusive metaphor cannot represent the particular violence that women experienced and which is […]

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By John Hayes During the centennial commemorations of the First World War, the illustration entitled ‘The Last General Absolution of the Munsters at Rue-du-Bois’ by the war artist Fortunino Matania […]

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