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Frederick Engels as a young man.

Frederick Engels and Ireland




Aidan Beatty on Frederick Engels’ evolving views on Ireland and the Irish in the 19th century.   Give me two hundred thousand …

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 …

Dublin's quays in around 1900. The Custom House is in the background.

Making Money in Dublin, 1500-2000




  John Dorney reports from a conference on money-making in the Irish capital. The Conference was organized by Trinity College Dublin and …