100 years ago, Constance Markievicz received a letter confirming her return as MP for Dublin St Patrick’s. Ireland’s first elected female politician was in prison at the time, and the letter was addressed: “Dear Sir”.investigates her colourful life
Fri, 28 Dec, 2018
The My Lai massacre — the worst American atrocity of the Vietnam War — took place 50 years ago next month on March 16, 1968, although US citizens did not become aware of it until 20 months later when freelance journalist Seymour Hersh provided the first substantial account.
Sat, 17 Feb, 2018
Sat, 21 Oct, 2017
The young revolutionary who killed the only policeman to die violently between 1916 and the War of Independence later became an early member of An Garda Síochána, a police researcher has found.
Sat, 15 Apr, 2017
A High Court judge will decide later this week if he should ban the sale of ferry-ride tickets from a new portable building office at Doolin Harbour, despite the fact they can be sold lawfully from a folding table right beside it.
Tue, 16 Aug, 2016
Wed, 11 May, 2016
I cannot answer Tony Moriarty’s question about whether he needs an eye test or not (May 2) but I can assure him that the correct state representatives were present at the recent commemoration for members of the Dublin Metropolitan Police killed during the Easter Rising.
Thu, 05 May, 2016
The Wishing Trees of St Stephens Green would give anthropologists a field day. One was elegantly decorated with dangling cards neatly printed with lines from the Proclamation of Easter 1916, each one a wish, an ambition, or a dream for the future Ireland.
Tue, 29 Mar, 2016