Currently browsing

August 2013

James Larkin pictured in 1913.

Remembering the Lockout

Remembering the Dublin Lockout, one hundred years on. By John Dorney   The Lockout of 1913, the great strike that brought Dublin …

The Kilmichael Memorial in County Cork

Opinion: Commemorating Kilmichael

Pádraig Óg Ó Ruairc on the pitfalls of commemorating the Kilmichael ambush. The Southern Star newspaper recently reported (3rd August 2013) that Cork …

British troops confront strikers in Dublin in 1920. In 1922 Free State troops did the same.

The Rabble and the Republic

John Dorney looks at how the Irish separatist movement interacted with the population of the Dublin slums during the years of the Great War …