Tue, 19 May, 2020
Inductees will join a dozen Hall of Fame members
Tue, 28 Jan, 2020
An Irish diplomat who went searching for a portion of the Russian crown jewels 40 years after they were returned to the Soviet Union said he was not able to locate them, recently released state papers reveal.
Sat, 28 Dec, 2019
It’s 100 years since the specialised unit of IRA assassins undertook their first operation. Ryle Dwyer looks at the early days of a group who’d have a crucial role in the struggle
Mon, 29 Jul, 2019
A vanity case belonging to the fiancee of Michael Collins is to go under the auction hammer next month.
Thu, 19 Apr, 2018
In considering these men, it is impossible to ignore the political climate of 1917, writes Paul Rouse.
Fri, 27 Oct, 2017
Thu, 08 Dec, 2016
Des O’Sullivan reports on the wealth of 1916 memorabilia coming up for auction prior to the centenary.
Sat, 12 Mar, 2016
THE title of Pat Talbot’s new play, A Great Arrangement, is a reference to what the director describes as “almost a fantasy” that Michael Collins and Kitty Kiernan had.
Wed, 09 Mar, 2016
Mon, 29 Feb, 2016
The Tricolour said to have flown over Dublin during the 1916 Rising failed to sell at auction despite bids reaching €24,000.
Mon, 10 Nov, 2014
POLITICS is rock ’n’ roll for the ugly, and the shucksters, bounders and bumpkins who hang about in Leinster House are a motley crew.
Wed, 30 Oct, 2013
Ninety-one years after he was killed in an ambush in West Cork, it is surely time to allow Michael Collins to rest in peace.
Mon, 26 Aug, 2013
Sat, 22 Sep, 2012
A new documentary on Michael Collins: The Musical will be premiered at Cork Opera House tonight, says Colette Sheridan
Wed, 22 Aug, 2012
Friends Michael Collins and Harry Boland fought on opposite sides in the Civil War. They also wooed the same woman, says Richard Fitzpatrick
Historian Dr Tom Hunt came up with a few gems from Ireland’s lesser known Olympic triumphs and disasters
Sat, 28 Jul, 2012
On the evening of July 28, 1948, Britain’s Prime Minister Clement Attlee welcomed the thousands of Olympic athletes, who had congregated in London, with a warm but candid address on BBC radio.
Sat, 21 Jul, 2012
Michael Collins: The game’s over,Harry. Lost again.
Tue, 03 Jul, 2012
There are tough times and there are truly tough times and, as the Olympic Games returns to London, it bears remembering just how difficult life was when the global extravaganza last pitched up in the English capital.
Sat, 10 Mar, 2012
THE story of Michael Collins is the theme of the Tralee Musical Society’s 25th anniversary production which opened last night and runs until this Sunday, in the Siamsa Tire Theatre.
Wed, 16 Mar, 2011
FRAN RYAN was a reluctant companion down Memory Lane this week. It isn’t that he dislikes the trip, just that 40-something years spent treading the boards as a player and coach with his beloved Marian have blurred his sense of recall.
Sat, 29 Jan, 2011
AS RTÉ is quickly realising, you just can’t please all of the people all of the time.
Sat, 13 Jun, 2009
A FOOTBALL thought to be from the ‘Bloody Sunday’ Croke Park game between Tipperary and Dublin in 1920 is just one of the items set to make thousands of euro at Mealy’s and Adam’s auctioneers Independence Sale.
Fri, 24 Apr, 2009
NOT all had the shock of dark hair — and far fewer had the imposing stature of the Big Fella.
Sat, 28 Feb, 2009
NEXT weekend marks the 90th anniversary of the 1918 general election, the last British election in which the people of the 26 Counties participated.
Wed, 03 Dec, 2008
EVERY so often a new movie sparks great interest in the period of the War of Independence. Growing up in the 1950s, I often heard stories about the Black and Tans but never from anyone who was actually involved.
Sat, 07 Jan, 2006
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