Annie Smith

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Minnie Lenihan. Courtesy of the Brother Allen Collection

The pension files give us a great insight into the role of women in the Irish revolution, a role that was unjustly neglected for many decades. The fi(...)

Spotted on a bush beside the Grand Canal

Could you identify this tiny animal, which I spotted on a bush beside the Grand Canal? – Eddie Bracken, Tullamore, Co Offaly It’s a bank vole, an alie(...)

Anne Dawson (94) and her daughter Colette , at their home in Cabra, Dublin, yesterday. Photograph: Eric Luke

When Annie Smith was ordered out of the house by her father over 70 years ago in Dublin, she spent several nights sheltering in a watchman’s hut befor(...)