We owe a debt of gratitude to Alice Hanratty (Irish Examiner, February 9) for blowing the whistle on the outrageous proposal to add the names of British soldiers to the list of1916 patriots for display in Glasnevin Cemetery.
Tue, 08 Mar, 2016
Little did Oliver Cromwell think when he infamously threatened people with the prospect of going “to hell or Connaught”, that a Mayo farmer would win the prestigious prize of Ireland’s Young Farmer of the Year.
Thu, 04 Sep, 2014
In response to Fr Butler’s letter (Aug 23) about rebel Cork, and Cork supporting Perkin Warbeck’s claim to the English throne: some four years before Warbeck’s claim, Lambert Simnel also was proclaimed king in Cork, thought by some to be one or other of the princes in the Tower, and was accompanied to London to seize the throne, by the mayor and officials of Cork.
Wed, 28 Aug, 2013