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February 2011


Election Day – 1613

John Dorney looks at the election and meeeting of the first majority-Protestant Parliament in Irish history, in 1613. The Irish Parliament dated back …

Croke Park in 1928.

The Tailteann Games, 1924-1936

Cathal Brennan looks at the Irish Free State’s answer to the Olympics – The Tailteann Games of 1924-1932. The advent of mass …