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Sean Lemass

The bothy where the migrant workers died.

The Kirkintilloch Tragedy, 1937

Seventy-five years ago this month one of the biggest peace-time tragedies befell the Irish state when ten young migrant workers from Achill …

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Brian Hanley on Fianna Fail

Historian Brian Hanley talks to John Dorney about the rise and fall of Fianna Fail in the wake of the February 2011 …