Event: War of
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A set of chairs that Michael Collins gave to one of his sisters as a wedding gift is up for grabs in a Cork auction tomorrow.
Fri, 10 Nov, 2017
In considering these men, it is impossible to ignore the political climate of 1917, writes
Fri, 27 Oct, 2017
Over 60 new shows and series have been been packed into RTÉ’s new autumn schedule and all the favourites are there too.
Fri, 25 Aug, 2017
Dónal Óg Cusack caused controversy on TG4 earlier this year when he recalled Cork manager Donal O'Grady's pre-match speech about the War of Independence.
Fri, 07 Jul, 2017
New Zealander Hori Morse served as an Auxiliary in Tralee, Co Kerry, during the War of Independence, when the town was international news. In 1921, he began an affair with a married woman and would himself become a front-page story, says
Wed, 21 Jun, 2017
When Ford’s new foundry opened on the Marina in Cork nearly 100 years ago, Jimmy O’Sullivan was among the managers.
Mon, 12 Jun, 2017
A new history project is the first to attempt to identify and detail every individual killed in County Cork during the Irish War of Independence, writes
Tue, 16 May, 2017
When Cork-based Ford dealer William Slattery II paid a visit to the company’s HQ in the US in 1955, he decided to bring a little piece of Ireland over with him.
Sat, 15 Apr, 2017
Killarney man Tom Cooper cast veterans of the War of Independence in Ireland’s first feature film. Its restoration means it can be screened again, writes
Thu, 08 Dec, 2016
A Dunkathel area home within reach of Cork city comes with optional multiple acres, says
Sat, 03 Sep, 2016
In recent months, we have witnessed the start of an eight-year round of centenary commemorations of events extending from the Easter Rebellion of 1916 to the end of the Civil War in 1923.
Tue, 23 Aug, 2016
Fri, 19 Aug, 2016
THE revolt in Dublin on Easter Monday 1916 did not immediately spread to the rest of the country as was intended.
Mon, 06 Jun, 2016
An Army bomb squad has carried out a controlled explosion on a vintage grenade that was handed into Ennis Garda station this morning.
Mon, 18 Apr, 2016
The ashes of a War of Independence leader have been returned from the US and interred in the Republican Plot in Cork’s landmark St Finbarr’s Cemetery almost 40 years after his death.
Wed, 30 Mar, 2016
Recognition of their relatives’ role was warmly welcomed by families of Cork’s Irish Volunteers and Cumann na mBan members in 1916 and the War of Independence.
Tue, 29 Mar, 2016
“The true history of a passionate period,” wrote PS O’Hegarty in The Victory of Sinn Féin in 1924, “cannot be written by any contemporary. We are all too near it.”
Mon, 21 Mar, 2016
Wed, 03 Feb, 2016
In 1966, an Irishman was blamed for bringing New York to a standstill. Described by Martin Luther King as ‘a man the ages will remember’,chronicles the life of Mike Quill
Tue, 26 Jan, 2016
Wed, 28 Oct, 2015
offers a personal reflection on the commemorative events marking the centenary of O’Donovan Rossa’s funeral
Mon, 03 Aug, 2015
The National Roads Authority (NRA) has said that it has no problem renaming Cork’s South Ring Road after women who fought in the War of Independence, but for operational reasons it will still refer to it as the N40.
Tue, 20 Jan, 2015
Almost €1bn has been paid to retired military personnel and their dependants through the Defence Forces pension scheme in the past five years.
Mon, 15 Sep, 2014
IN Hollywood it would have cost millions of dollars and taken months to shoot, but the burning passion of two film-makers and the support of a community created a powerful period drama in three weeks — and on a shoestring budget.
Thu, 04 Sep, 2014
Teenage patriot Kevin Barry’s last poignant message to his mother, written the day before his execution, is among several rare items associated with the War of Independence figure which are to be auctioned next week.
Mon, 30 Jun, 2014
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Wed, 16 Apr, 2014
In a visitor attitude survey carried out by Fáilte Ireland in 2010, 20% of overseas visitors said their holiday decisions were influenced by film and television. Film tourism, or “set-jetting”, has become big business by raising the awareness of previously little known tourist destinations, and prompting a surge of visitors to their locations.
Mon, 21 Oct, 2013
Celtic Warrior: The Legend of Cú Chulainn
Sat, 22 Jun, 2013
First-hand accounts of the Easter Rising and the War of Independence are among important historical documents being made widely available to the public for the first time in almost half a century.
Wed, 08 Aug, 2012
This watercolour by Cork writer Daniel Corkery and a Michael Collins commemorative plate are among the lots at Cork Auction Rooms tomorrow.
Sat, 25 Feb, 2012
AN American policewoman who outed the UN for covering up a sex trafficking scandal will be guest of honour at the forthcoming Irish premiere of The Whistleblower.
Mon, 12 Sep, 2011
THE first edition of the then Cork Examiner was published 170 years ago this August.
Sat, 12 Mar, 2011
NO DOUBT Arsenal fans were too delirious after the victory against Barcelona to be bothered by their captain’s rather apologetic post-match remarks.
Mon, 21 Feb, 2011
Emigration has long been Ireland’s tragedy and triumph, writesPolitical Correspondent Shaun Connolly
Fri, 03 Dec, 2010
Tommy Barker finds a Bandon house with history in its blood and wooded grounds with pond, stream and an old bridge.
Sat, 25 Sep, 2010
AS Phillip Hobbs dissected Planet Of Sound’s winning run, groups of journalists broke away from the huddle like chunks from an iceberg, drawn towards the warmer waters surrounding War Of Attrition.
Thu, 22 Apr, 2010
THE former Fine Gael TD for Donegal North East, Paddy Harte OBE (Letters, February 8) appears to labour under the impression that Irishmen who fought for the British empire during the Great War have been ignored by the Irish state.
Mon, 01 Mar, 2010
War Of Attrition continued his resurgence as he put up a fantastic front-running performance in the Ladbrokes.com Boyne Hurdle at Navan.
Sun, 14 Feb, 2010
THE bookies have installed Ireland rugby coach Declan Kidney as firm favourite to grab yet another prestigious accolade – this time in his home town.
Tue, 05 Jan, 2010
War Of The World will try to maintain his upward curve as he turns out in Saturday’s zeturf.com Handicap Chase at Cheltenham.
Tue, 13 Oct, 2009