Event: War of Independence
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Tue, 16 Jun, 2020
Thu, 11 Jun, 2020
Tue, 02 Jun, 2020
Thu, 14 May, 2020
Wed, 22 Apr, 2020
Mon, 16 Mar, 2020
The artist’s eye of Mick O’Dea has provided him with some interesting insights into how people looked in the 1916-23 period, writes Richard Fitzpatrick
Mon, 09 Mar, 2020
Fri, 28 Feb, 2020
As the painting by Sean Keating is released as a stamp,tells the incredible tale behind the classic image from the War of Independence
Mon, 24 Feb, 2020
Plans for two special Tipperary jerseys, designed to commemorate the Bloody Sunday centenary later this year, have been confirmed after a week when the county board was urged to follow the example of their counterparts in Cork.
Sat, 22 Feb, 2020
Former chairman of Clare GAA Michael McDonagh is spearheading a campaign for the county board to follow the Cork GAA lead by issuing a commemorative jersey marking one of the most high profile victims of the War of Independence in the Banner County.
Wed, 19 Feb, 2020
They will take to the field in black jerseys honouring Tomás Mac Curtain and Terence MacSwiney.
Mon, 17 Feb, 2020
A century ago this month, as the War of Independence led towards the remaking of this country, 155 candidates contested 56 seats in Cork City local elections.
Thu, 30 Jan, 2020
One of the rarest cars in the world has been donated to the National Museum by Ireland’s biggest collector of Rolls Royces.
Mon, 13 Jan, 2020
Politicians and prelates must by their callings encourage voters and congregations to look to the future and to the progress that can be achieved with conciliation and an acceptance of change.
Sat, 04 Jan, 2020
Cork will be the central focus for a series of national events this year to commemorate the start of the country's battle for independence.
Thu, 02 Jan, 2020
A row has erupted over the branding of Cork’s MacCurtain St as part of the Victorian Quarter ahead of War of Independence centenary commemorations next year.
Mon, 09 Dec, 2019
One of the other big deaths this week was Clive James, and while we haven’t been able to find any Leeside branches in his family tree, some might remember his visit to the Everyman in 2006 as part of a tour around his memoir, North Face of Soho.
Fri, 29 Nov, 2019
The role of Cork city and county in the fight for Irish independence should be marked with a State commemoration next year, according to Senator Colm Burke, who is to put pressure on the Taoiseach to hold a special event on Leeside next year.
Fri, 15 Nov, 2019
Eirgrid could face stiff opposition to aspects of its €1bn project to import electricity from France, after announcing its preferred site in Co Cork for a major electrical converter station.
Fri, 15 Nov, 2019
Is there no end to the inappropriate behaviour of our publicly elected representatives in the Dáil?
Mon, 28 Oct, 2019
In her new book,meets Ireland’s elder statespeople to see just how far we’ve come as a country
Mon, 30 Sep, 2019
It took generations for the contribution Irish people made to Allied world war victories to be recognised. Our past, and its undeniable horrors, made reaching that point difficult.
Tue, 17 Sep, 2019
Curragh House was brought back to life with blood, sweat and toil, says
Thu, 29 Aug, 2019
It’s just after noon on the day of the All-Ireland hurling final. About one thousand Tipperary people are gathered on Talbot Street in Dublin.
Fri, 23 Aug, 2019
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Tue, 13 Aug, 2019
examines the vital part played by one Cork man in highlighting, for the broadest international audience, the blatant contradictions of Britain’s behaviour during the two conflicts.
Mon, 12 Aug, 2019
West Cork historians hope to launch a tourism trail around the region highlighting areas which hosted key events in the War of Independence and Civil War.
Tue, 30 Jul, 2019
It’s 100 years since the specialised unit of IRA assassins undertook their first operation.looks at the early days of a group who’d have a crucial role in the struggle
Mon, 29 Jul, 2019
It's somewhat ironic the Naval Service's commander spends most of his days on Haulbowline Island, just a stone's throw from Spike Island where three of his granduncles were interned in 1921 – and a fact he only found out two years ago.
Thu, 11 Jul, 2019
A historic home in Co Cork has got a new lease of life with a cosy, modern two-storey extension, writes
Tue, 09 Jul, 2019
The Brigade on RTÉ tomorrow gives people a glimpse of what life was like for fighters in the War of Independence, writes
Wed, 12 Jun, 2019
A family memoir by former UCC lecturer Colbert Kearney has none of the misery of other accounts of working-class life in Ireland after independence, writes.
Sun, 02 Jun, 2019
A new history trail, The Cork Rebel Way, which highlights locations of immense historical significance in West Cork from the 1916 rebellion through to the Civil War has been launched.
Mon, 20 May, 2019
Marriage proposals from men seeking good wives; butter, milk and potatoes as part payment of wages - such are the anecdotes that populate the pages of a new social history documenting the colourful history of the country's first nurses' trade union.
Fri, 10 May, 2019
Some of the cabling for the part of the €930m Celtic Interconnector, from France to Ireland, may run along the former Midleton-Youghal railway.
Wed, 08 May, 2019
People living in an East Cork village are concerned about plans which could disturb a site where dozens of British soldiers were executed by an IRA unit during the War of Independence.
Thu, 02 May, 2019
British intelligence was very good at identifying Republicans who were interned without trial in Spike Island in 1921.
Thu, 25 Apr, 2019
THIS West Cork island near the mouth of Glandore Harbour is one of five Rabbit Islands in the country, with the others in Bantry Bay, Cork Harbour, Galway Bay and Lough Corrib
Mon, 22 Apr, 2019
In the last few days, more than 60 representatives from various voluntary and civic organisations met at Cork City Hall to discuss how the revolutionary period in Cork city and county might be marked over the coming years.
Mon, 01 Apr, 2019
A meeting will be held in UCC tomorrow to plan for special centenary commemorations of the War of Independence and Civil War.
Tue, 19 Mar, 2019
As Jimmy Crowley and Lankum join forces for a gig,delves into the fascinating history of the wartime ballad they both perform
Wed, 13 Mar, 2019
A man who runs special historic walking tours in a harbour town has described how “embarrassed” he is at having to constantly point out dog excrement on its streets to visiting tourists so they don't step in it.
Fri, 08 Mar, 2019