James Clarke

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President Michael D Higgins described the shooting of an elderly woman during the War of Independence by the IRA as an act of “exceptional cruelty”. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

President Michael D Higgins has said the shooting of an elderly woman during the War of Independence by the IRA was an act of “exceptional cruelty”. (...)

Prisioners under guard after the Custom House battle in May 1921. Photograph: Independent News And Media/Getty Images

In early 1921 Liberal British prime minister Lloyd George, heading a coalition government, was coming under both military and Conservative pressure to(...)

Mary (Maria Georgina) Lindsay was abducted and executed by the IRA in 1921

Mary (Maria Georgina) Lindsay was just 60 when she executed by the IRA in March 1921, yet in the loyal press in Ireland and Britain she was a “gallant(...)

Tom Barry, the most famous IRA commander during the War of Independence and the mastermind of the Kilmichael ambush, addresses some of his old comrades at a memorial service in 1966

County Cork Incident Kilmichael ambush Date November 28th, 1920 Fatalities 12 Read full county by county breakdown here Cork was(...)

James Clarke manages Hilton Bankside in an area of urban renewal in south London.
Wild Geese: James Clarke, London
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“One of the passions, for me is taking care of your community, particularly coming from Boyle. In a small town in Ireland, you’ve got to make sure you(...)

British troops during the War of Independence in 1920. Photograph: Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images

The old IRA disappeared almost four times as many people in Cork alone as the Provisional IRA did throughout the whole of the Troubles, new research c(...)

 Players from both teams scuffle at Owenbeg. Photograph: Evan Logan/Inpho

Slaughtneil 1-18 Dunloy 2-8 Slaughtneil survived an early scare to defeat Dunloy by seven points at Owenbeg. The Antrim champions hit the holders wit(...)

La Mancha, pictured in 1926 shortly after it was gutted by a fire

When Henry McCabe arrived to work on the gardens at La Mancha, a large country house in Malahide, Co Dublin, he quickly discovered things weren’t righ(...)

A Stormont department had been seeking disqualification orders against the one-time representatives of a quango. (Photograph: iStock)

Ten former board members at a now defunct Northern Ireland Events Company are prepared to give pledges not to act as company directors, the High Court(...)

Fianna Fáil TD Willie O’Dea  accused the Citizen Information Board of failing to consult with either the staff or the clients of Mabs on its proposed restructuring. Photograph: Eric Luke

Staff at the Money Advice and Budgeting Service (Mabs) are “horrified” at proposals to reorganise the service, an Oireachtas committee has heard. Fia(...)

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