Eamon De Valera

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John Redmond: died 100 years ago

The Irish parliamentary tradition owes a debt to John Redmond, the Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghail has stated. Redmond was leader of the Irish Parl(...)

15 Upper Leeson Street, Dublin 4

The Bryson family have had the run of 15 Upper Leeson Street, a fine three-storey over-basement Georgian property in need of complete renovation, for (...)

Primary schoolchildren from Gaelscoil na bhFál in Belfast research material for Across and Open Field, Ireland’s first history publication written and illustrated by children.

It was one of the most successful children’s projects in the history of the State. In 1937, 100,000 school primary school pupils were tasked with gat(...)

The Dublin City Marathon route. Illustration: Neil Manifold

The annual SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon takes place on Sunday, October 29th. As more than 20,000 hardy souls plod the 26.2 miles around Dublin city (...)

 Richard Hayes: librarian and code-breaker

One morning in May 1947, a German wartime spy named Hermann Görtz was brought to the Aliens’ Office in Dublin Castle and told he would be deported hom(...)

Micheál Martin: “The period where separation from Britain occurs and the Irish State is established doesn’t belong to any one party or any one tradition.” Photograph: Eric Luke

The commemoration of the War of Independence and Civil War will be difficult, Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has said. Mr Martin said looking at t(...)

Justin Trudeau at boxing gym in Toronto. Photograph: Carlos Osorio/Toronto Star via Getty Images

Justin Trudeau is coming to town (arriving Monday night, July 3rd) and we’re all feeling a little over-stimulated, what with the handsomeness and the (...)

 Lucas and Olivia Berlinger from Switzerland, great-grandchildren of John J Hearne, ahead of the unveiling of a bust in his honour outside Bishop’s Palace, Waterford. Photograph: Noel Browne

A new book on the “architect-in-chief” of the 1937 Constitution fills a “significant lacuna” in Irish legal history, according to the Chief Justice Su(...)

 Irish Press meeting: Eamon De Valera is the grandson of the group’s founder. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Irish Press group, which once published the now-defunct newspaper and currently owns the residential database Thom’s Directory, is to be wound up (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny who moves past John A  Costello to become longest-serving Fine Gael taoiseach on Thursday. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Enda Kenny matched the record of John A Costello on Wednesday by reaching his 2,233th day as Taoiseach, having been first elected on March 9th, 2011, (...)

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