Eoin Mcneill

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22 Leeson Village Donnybrook Dublin 4

The house that once stood at 63 Upper Leeson Street – demolished in the 1970s – is now marked by a memorial plaque as the former home of scholar and f(...)

Times past: The original Oireachtas 1913 group photograph outside the Town Hall in Galway

Éamonn Ceannt, Douglas Hyde, Pádraig Pearse and Constance Markievicz were in anything but insurrectional mood when they gathered in Galway for a very (...)

If the dead could speak they would point their skeletal fingers at the rather corpulent figure who sent them to their doom. The Sinn Féin propaganda l(...)

Professor Ronan Fanning said ‘British failures were responsible for violence and the triumph of violence in Ireland’. Photograph : Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Veteran historian Professor Ronan Fanning has said violence worked in Ireland during the revolutionary period because of the “pusillanimous and inept (...)

The 100-year-old Galway town hall photograph, which  presents  a ‘who’s who’ of the 1916 Rising

A “who’s who” of Irish revolutionaries is captured in a 1913 photograph taken in Galway – and found in a family attic almost a century later.Half of t(...)