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Eliza Nangle and daughters, Francesand Henrietta watercolour early 1830s. Courtesy of the Nangle Family

Women and the Achill Mission Colony

 Protestant women missionaries on Achill island in the 19th century. By Patricia Byrne. (A version of this article was presented at the Heinrich …

Was Cromwell Framed?

Book Review: Was Cromwell Framed?

Cromwell was Framed, Ireland 1649 By Tom Reilly Published by Chronos Books, London, 2014 Reviewer: John Dorney   Oliver Cromwell’s name is …

An anti-Treaty IRA motorised column in Tipperary. A similar column from Arigna descended on Ballyconnell in February 1923.

The Tragedies of Ballyconnell

John Dorney reports on a series of tragedies in the border area in 1923 during the Irish Civil War. On January 6th, …

British troops being replaced by Free State troops in Dublin in 1922.

Book Review: Myth and the Irish State

Title: Myth And The Irish State Author: John M Regan Publisher: Irish Academic Press 2013 ISBN: 978-0-71653-212-5 Price: €27.95 in paperback (cheaper via …