Francis Davis

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The Custom House in Dublin burning after the attack in May 1921. Photograph: Independent News and Media/Getty Images

The Custom House in Dublin was the last symbol of British civil administration in Ireland. The aim of the republicans was to make the country ungovern(...)

Former chief state solicitor Louis Dockery with Major RH Bicker: opinion sought on possible  legal complications of women gardaí continuing to use their maiden names after marriage. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Gardaí who continued to use their maiden names after marriage were not breaking any laws, but they did not meet with the approval of the chief state s(...)