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A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A lack of German support, despite the arms shipment, led Roger Casement to try to warn Volunteer leaders to abandon the Rising, but his message arrived too late, writes
Mon, 21 Mar, 2016
As commander of the Cork Brigade, Tomás MacCurtain was responsible for the success of his mission. But he had been receiving conflicting orders from the Irish Volunteer HQ in Dublin, writes
Mon, 21 Mar, 2016
How this week 100 years ago was spent by the men and women behind the Rising
Mon, 14 Mar, 2016
The Irishman was a major figure in the Second Boer War, and one of the 16 men executed after the 1916 Rising, writes
Mon, 07 Mar, 2016
Sat, 16 Jan, 2016
The stories of Irishmen who served in WWII are deeply moving says
Sat, 29 Aug, 2015
In Waterford, President Michael D. Higgins recently launched the Thomas F. Meagher Foundation for 2016 Flag Week, which will be held from March 10 to 17: the national flag will be given to schools around the country.
Fri, 03 Apr, 2015
Hundreds of Irish died in the Civil War battle 150 years ago, but they and 35,000 other dead Irish have not been recognised here, writes Damian Shiels.
Wed, 03 Jul, 2013
A former soldier played a dangerous game by turning on Michael Collins during the War of Independence, writes Ryle Dwyer
Wed, 06 Mar, 2013
There is an extraordinary contrast in the state papers just released between the paucity of investigative material in relation the various gubus (grotesque, unbelievable, bizarre, unprecedented events) of 1982 and the wealth of interesting material that the Department of Justice has released dealing with events in the 1930s and 1940s.
Mon, 31 Dec, 2012
May I be permitted a few observations on the letter by Paddy Sleeman (Jun 26) in response to mine in which I recalled the 75th. anniversary of the return of the nationalist Irish Brigade from Spain.
Thu, 05 Jul, 2012
Ted Neville recently wrote (Jun) asking us to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the return of the Irish brigade from the Spanish Civil War.
Tue, 26 Jun, 2012
IN my first year at Queen’s in Belfast, no subject exercised the monthly meetings of the students’ union more than the name of the hall where our meetings were held.
Wed, 09 Jun, 2010
MUCH of the world turned green yesterday for St Patrick’s Day as Ireland pushed itself especially hard as a tourist destination amid the worst recession in memory.
Thu, 18 Mar, 2010
WE even have it in song: “On far foreign shores, from Dunkirk to Belgrade, lie the soldiers and chiefs of the Irish Brigade.”
Wed, 08 Jul, 2009