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The Postal Strike of 1922

Cathal Brennan tells the story of the Postal strike of September 1922, in which the postal unions struck against pay cuts in …

The Curious Career of Herbert Moore Pim

Cathal Brennan looks at the eccentric political career of Herbert Moore Pim, Quaker, Catholic, Republican, loyalist, fascist, bohemian and occult fiction writer.   …

The Anti-Jazz Campaign

Cathal Brennan looks at why Jazz music was once thought to be ‘the greatest danger to Irish civilisation.’ In the wake of …

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 …