Margaret Skinnider was one of more than 200 members of Cumann na mBan whose applications are contained in the archive.The files outline the women’s injuries, the risks they took and their heavy involvement in military action during the 1916 Rising and the Civil War.

County: Dublin Incident: Easter Rising Date: April 24-29th, 1916 The Irish Citizen Army assault on St Stephen’s Green during Easter Week 1916 was des(...)

Mid century rosewood dressing table at Hegarty's Auction

Auction results Sunday October 6th Lynes & Lynes Cork Set of Ian Fleming first editions €580, Library table from the College of Surgeons €800, pa(...)

Rare Irish William III bleeding bowl, €3,000-€4,000

A rare Irish William III bleeding bowl dating from 1699 is one of the lots at the forthcoming Adam’s Country House Collection sale at Townley Hall in (...)

No 4 St Stephen’s Green is adjacent to Dublin’s premier shopping destination, Grafton Street

While the growth of Dublin’s commercial centre continues apace with the regeneration over recent years of the city’s docklands and the Liberties, the (...)

Sean Connery as James Bond in Goldfinger, 1964. Photograph: Corbis/Getty

With the advent of autumn, two rare book catalogues have just been launched for winter fireside reading. Some of the highlights from De Búrca Rare Bo(...)

A closer look: ‘Science Week provides essential support to many fantastic events across the country that will inspire the next generation of scientists,’ says SFI’s Dr Ruth Freeman

If you want to learn how to save the planet in 45 minutes, why you can’t bake in space, or how tree-planting can tackle climate change, you need look (...)

Commemorative plaque at  former home of Countess  Markievicz in Rathmines. L-R, Lord Mayor  Paul McAuliffe,  Charles and Olivia Crichton-Stuart,  great grandniece of  Markievicz, and their children Angus (9) and Amelia (7). Photograph: Tom Honan

Sitting inconspicuously in a terrace of Victorian red-brick houses on a south Dublin road is Surrey House, a one-time nerve centre of Irish republican(...)

Dagogo Hart: “Not all people are ignorant, they understand who you are but they just don’t want you to be in their country.” Photograph: Dave Meehan for the Irish Times

Shortly after he arrived in Ireland, Dagogo Hart had to take a test to prove he could speak English. His initial amusement at the suggestion that a na(...)

The former head of the Army Ranger Wing, retired Comdt Cathal Berry said officials in the Department of Defence  were controlling micromanagers with no experience of military service yet did not consult with Defence Forces leadership.

Comments by the former head of the Army Ranger Wing, retired Comdt Cathal Berry, about the Defence Forces will have made uncomfortable reading for the(...)

 The Invisible Past.  Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Five artists have been shortlisted for the 2019 Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (RCSI) Art Award. The artworks were selected from more than 500 work(...)

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