1995 marks the 250th anniversary of the ‘45 which also coincides withthe quincentenary of the foundation of the University of Aberdeen.Organised in conjunction with the Thomas Reid institute, the collegeprovided […]

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To commemorate the seventy-fifth anniversary of the foundation of theGarda Síochána, a historical society has been established. Its firstnewsletter appeared in July 1995 and a winter lecture series is alreadyunderway. […]

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No Taoiseach. No British prime minister. No armed security. No jostlinghordes of press. Not even one international jurist was presentyesterday to witness the decommissioning ceremony in a south Dublinhouse. There […]

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A plaque commemorating the founding of the United Irishmen was unveiledin Belfast’s Clifton Street cemetery on Saturday 7 October by DouglasGageby, former editor of the Irish Times and Patron of […]

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Mel Gibson’s recently released film Braveheart, based rather loosely on the life of the Scots hero William Wallace, has engendered much debate and not a little criticism. It is  a […]

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