Damian Shiels

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 A depiction of conditions on a slave ship

The entrance to Trinity College Dublin through the College Green front gate is one of Dublin’s best-known images. Few know it was built with money in (...)

US sailors in Cobh

Descendants of two of the most significant figures in the conflict at sea during the first World War are among those scheduled to speak at a conferenc(...)

Cavalry soldiers reenacting the  American civil war Battle of 2nd Manassas at Cedar Creek Battlefield in Virginia: historians have called on the Goverment to remember the ‘forgotten Irish’ who fought in the war. Photograph: Thinkstock

A group of historians have called on the Government to mark the 150th anniversary of the ending of the American civil war, in which thousands of Ir(...)