The Irish Story’s Top Posts of 2015

A depiction of the death of the earl of Desmond.
A depiction of the death of the earl of Desmond, topic of a popular article this year

Happy New Year to all our readers and contributors! In 2015 we had 500,000 views and 290,000 visitors. Our now annual review of the year’s top new posts. See last year’s list here.

Our 2015 Top Ten

These were our most read articles published in 2015.

  1. The Northern Ireland Conflict – an overview, by John Dorney
  2. Weapons the Irish Revolution Part I -1914-16, by John Dorney
  3. The Illies and Environs in the 19th Century, by Gearóid Mac Lochlainn
  4. The Sinn Fein Rebellion? Arthur Griffith and 1916, by Gerard Shannon.
  5. The Pearse Street Ambush, March 14, 1921 by John Dorney
  6. Weapons of the Irish Revolution Part II the War of Independence 1919-21. by John Dorney
  7. Napoleon’s Irishmen at Waterloo by Stephen McGarry
  8. Ireland and the Spanish Armada 1588 by John Dorney
  9. Nineteenth Century Landlords of Greater Buncrana, by Gearóid Mac Lochlainn
  10. ‘Glorious Madness’ – The Life and Death of Micheal O’Rahilly by John Dorney
Part of the O'Donovan Rossa funeral procession.
Part of the O’Donovan Rossa funeral procession.

The O’Donovan Rossa funeral was 100 years ago in 2015. Article here.

Some other interesting articles,

Arthur Griffith at his moment of victory, at the Mansion House in 1921.
Arthur Griffith at his moment of victory, at the Mansion House in 1921.
The Spanish Armada.
The Spanish Armada.

Top Ten Book Reviews

Dalton cover

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