David Knight

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Joseph Mary Plunkett, director of of military operations for the Irish Volunteers during the Easter Rising.

For the last century mystery has surrounded the reason why Joseph Mary Plunkett was appointed director of military operations for the Irish Volunteers(...)

The work  etched on his face: Leaving the pit at Arigna in July 1990. Photograph Derek Speirs

Maurice Cullen remembers being in the Miner’s Bar in Arigna village one summer’s evening with a gang of other thirsty pit men when “a few yanks” drift(...)

Manorcunningham Post Office

A man who was part of a gang who allegedly terrified a post mistress during an armed robbery in Co Donegal has apologised to the woman.Noel Lavy was o(...)