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Michael Collins: The Dictator?




Was Michael Collins the founder of Irish democracy or an aspirant dictator? By John Dorney People invest a lot in Michael Collins. …

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, …

The Tailteann Games, 1924-1936




Cathal Brennan looks at the Irish Free State’s answer to the Olympics – The Tailteann Games of 1924-1932. The advent of mass …