Person: Countess Markievicz
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Ruth O’Connor discovers Margaret O’Connor’s mischievous street art millinery popping up in some unusual spots.
Tue, 11 Sep, 2018
You will hear about International Women’s Day all day today, writes.
Thu, 08 Mar, 2018
Marking the 100th anniversary of the introduction of voting rights for women and their right to stand in parliamentary elections Culture Minister Josepha Madigan singled out the legacy of Countess Markievicz.
Fri, 09 Feb, 2018
DR CIARA Kelly has her own prescription for success. Determined to live life to the full, she looks not to her contemporaries for inspiration but to Dr William Wilde, a 19th-century surgeon.
Fri, 01 Sep, 2017
Previously unseen poems, slogans, and autographs of Michael Collins, Arthur Griffith, and Countess Markievicz capture the swarm of republican activity in Clare to kickstart Éamon de Valera’s political career 100 years ago.
Sun, 14 May, 2017
A Dublin man accused of vandalising the headstone of former president and taoiseach Éamon de Valera told gardaí he was guilty, a court has heard.
Fri, 27 Jan, 2017
As executive director of Amnesty International Ireland, Colm O’Gorman is immediately recognisable as the man who passionately represents the disenfranchised.
Fri, 20 Jan, 2017
Fionnuala Doran began her career as a Ninja Turtles fan, but has just published a graphic novel on Roger Casement, writes
Fri, 14 Oct, 2016
Its doors may have closed to pupils 40 years ago but a Dublin school’s roll books are opening a window into the hidden past of the lives of inner city children.
Tue, 24 May, 2016
A founder actress of the Abbey Theatre, Maire Nic Shiubhlaigh spent Easter 1916 in Jacob’s Biscuit Factory with Tom MacDonagh, writes her grandnephew
Fri, 29 Apr, 2016
Three leading figures from the 1916 Easter Rising were never awarded a military medal for their role in the rebellion, newly declassified files reveal.
Wed, 27 Apr, 2016
From the Easter Rising in Dublin to the slaughter and carnage of the Battle of the Somme, 1916 was a fateful year in the minds and lives of Irish country house owners.
Mon, 18 Apr, 2016
Bantry ICA PRO Ursula Kingston has fond memories of the massive annual carnival held in post-Second World War Cologne.
Thu, 07 Apr, 2016
Thu, 31 Mar, 2016
A Cumann na mBan courier was involved in a daring but unsuccessful attempt to deliver a key message to the local Irish Volunteers command on Easter weekend, writes
Mon, 21 Mar, 2016
Cork actress Fiona Shaw fronts a documentary that aims to undo the airbrushing of women’s role from the Easter Rising, writes Richard Fitzpatrick
Fri, 18 Mar, 2016
reports on the wealth of 1916 memorabilia coming up for auction prior to the centenary.
Sat, 12 Mar, 2016
Mon, 29 Feb, 2016
An ongoing and chronological look back at 1916 and some of the behind the scenes planning of the Rising which was certainly "NOT in the news" of the time.
Mon, 25 Jan, 2016
Danny Morrison is a fine writer. He is also ‘a good republican’ as Gerry Adams might say. He is not much of an historian. (Irish Examiner, Monday 11).
Wed, 13 Jan, 2016
RTÉ’s new Easter Rising drama, Rebellion, has three of the most talented actresses of their generation, writes
Fri, 01 Jan, 2016
presenter Joe Duffy’s triplet children will turn 21 on Easter Monday 2016, and he tells them that no matter how tough the recession was it was nothing like Ireland in 1916.
Mon, 26 Oct, 2015
Next year marks the centenary of the 1916 rising, with a huge number of events planned to celebrate the beginning of the march towards the emancipation of Ireland. That will also include work on the big and small screen.
Mon, 07 Sep, 2015
The owners of the historic Lissadell Estate have won an appeal against a finding that rights of way exist on the property.
Mon, 11 Nov, 2013
A computer has helped a pensioner discover his father’s amazing role in the 1916 Rising, and now he wants families nationwide to find out more of their own family histories ahead of the centenary in 2016.
Tue, 23 Jul, 2013
Hiding arms, providing safe houses, and monitoring enemy movements all part of republican women’s role, writes Niall Murray
Mon, 11 Mar, 2013
Friends Michael Collins and Harry Boland fought on opposite sides in the Civil War. They also wooed the same woman, says Richard Fitzpatrick
Wed, 22 Aug, 2012
The Oath is Dead and Gone
Sat, 04 Feb, 2012
A COLLECTION of Michael Collins’s letters has fetched €202,000 at auction.
Wed, 20 Apr, 2011
RTÉ’s latest online offering is a bit like the Eurovision: a cynical mix of talent and trash where the thrill is all in the voting.
Tue, 23 Mar, 2010
ELEVEN people are to lose their jobs with the decision of the owners of Lissadell House in Co Sligo to close the historic estate to the public.
Fri, 09 Jan, 2009
Today marks the 90th anniversary of the day Irish women took to the polls for the first time.
Sun, 14 Dec, 2008
A conference on Irish women and the vote is taking place in Dublin today.
Sat, 24 May, 2008
A 90-year-old letter written by Michael Collins to Thomas Ashe is expected to fetch around €50,000 at an auction tonight.
Mon, 26 Nov, 2007
TRIBUTES poured in yesterday to Fair City and stage actress Joan O’Hara, best known in recent years for her portrayal of Eunice in RTÉ’s Fair City.
Wed, 25 Jul, 2007
Actress Joan O'Hara best known for her role as Eunice Phelan in the television soap opera Fair City has died, RTE said today.
Tue, 24 Jul, 2007
IRELAND'S greatest woman is an 18th century nun credited with establishing girls' education in the State.
Sat, 25 Jun, 2005
The everyday contents of one of Ireland’s most historically well-connected stately homes are to go under the hammer today.
Tue, 25 Nov, 2003