Coolbawn

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A group of Black and Tans on a trench road in Tipperary, assisting the British Army during the Irish War of Independence, 1921. From the AE Bell Collection. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

County: Kilkenny Incident: Failed ambush at Coolbawn, near Castlecomer Date: June 18th, 1921 Fatalities: 2 Two IRA volunteers were killed while tryin(...)

Ann Gilmore closes the door for on the last day of business at the Post Office in Ballindine, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

The chief executive of An Post has said he is not attacking rural Ireland but is ensuring the viability of the company. “What we are doing is the opp(...)