Colm Mcquinn

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Thomas Ashe. Photograph: National Library of Ireland

According to many historians, there was only one outright military success on the rebel side during the 1916 Rising – many acts of heroism and valour (...)

Lt-Col Dick Hely-Hutchenson:  A letter to his father  describes the reality of life in the trenches in horrific detail. Photograph: Peter Murtagh

The story of the Hely-Hutchinsons of Donabate, an Anglo- Irish family, is contained inside 110 boxes in the archives of Fingal County Council in north(...)