Christy Byrne

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Maisie Byrne

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at

Michael Collins: “there is no crime in detecting and destroying, in war-time, the spy and the informer”

Why did Bloody Sunday happen? To answer this question, we need to go back to 1918 when Michael Collins was introduced to Eamon Broy. Broy was a detect(...)

Christy Byrne, who was in his 70s, died at Naas hospital following an explosion as he was being unloaded from an ambulance.

Suggestions that the victim of Thursday’s fatal ambulance explosion in Naas was smoking have been angrily rejected by his family. The family of Chris(...)