Remembering Ernie O’Malley on his 120th birthday—A man of action, letters, with a keen interest in the arts and the humanity of man.
How much do you know about the 1916 Easter Rising?
“I say I am proud of their courage...you would have had these men fighting for you, and they are men worth having."
One of the stranger episodes. Kent did not go out to fight. The British came to him, looking for trouble.
We will be fighting in a short time...it will be short and sharp. We will all be dead in a short time.”
On May 8 the British government took revenge on the man who had brilliantly out-soldiered their army.
His “biggest crime seems to be that he loved Ireland and was known to the G-men of the DMP.”
McBride's involvement in the Rising was, it seems, serendipitous.
Dubliner, poet, the youngest of the signatories. Plunkett’s marriage just before his execution went down in history.
Hailing from a long line of Fenians, Edward Daly held 250 under his command during the 1916 Easter Rising.
Jackie believed Lyndon B. Johnson had John F. Kennedy killed
Irish police identify terror cell of over 12 jihadis living in Ireland
Remarkable film of Magdalene laundry women and nuns surfaces
How JFK snagged 1,200 Cuban cigars before the trade embargo
Why hasn’t there been a Catholic President since JFK?
The true history of “Long Way to Tipperary” finally revealed
Montreal Irish march and demand investment in crumbling Great Hunger memorial
10 new reasons you have to visit Ireland in the summer
Greenpeace founder offers $2k for info on Irish punks who danced with dead dolphin
The experience of a lifetime - Irish Studies Summer School