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A Limerick riot




Brian Hanley looks at a riot  in Limerick in 1935   At about 10.30pm on the 20th July 1935, a Saturday night, …

The Election of Jack Murphy in 1957




Cathal Brennan looks at a rare, and fleeting, victory for an independent left-wing candidate in the conservative climate of 1950s Ireland. In 1957 Jack …