James Daly

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Reopening of Daly’s Bridge (the Shakey Bridge) over the River Lee. Photograph: Brian Lougheed

One of Cork’s most beloved landmarks, “Shakey Bridge”, is set to reopen to the public this weekend after a €1.7 million refurbishment in preparation f(...)

James Daly: executed for his part in a mutiny that began at a barracks in what is now Jalandhar in India on June 28th, 1920

Of the many rail journeys I took on a tour of India in the 1990s, the slowest by far was the one to Simla, formerly Shimla, a Himalayan town that used(...)

British authorities fear trouble in Dublin, and refuse to allow Terence MacSwiney’s remains go anywhere near the Irish capital. Instead, his coffin is put on the steamer Rathmore at Holyhead in Wales, and sent directly to Cork under military guard. However, a planned requiem Mass still goes ahead in Dublin’s Pro-Cathedral. And this is the planned funeral procession through Sackville Street, (now O’Connell Street) Dublin on October 29th, 1920. Photograph courtesy of the National Library of Ireland

January 2nd: The War of Independence begins in earnest with an attack on Carrigtwohill RIC barracks in Co Cork. January 15th: Sinn Féin has major su(...)

A certificate dated January 8th 1937, signed by Frank Aiken, minister for defence, granting a dependents’ allowance to James Daly in respect of his son James Joseph Daly executed in India on November 2nd 1920 for his part in the Connaught Rangers Mutiny.

Relatives of those involved in the Connaught Rangers mutiny 100 years ago have been told that they will have to petition Queen Elizabeth II to have th(...)

President Michael D Higgins with Lieut Col Ken Martin during the Remembrance Sunday service at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Irish who served in the Allied forces in the second World War were recognised at the annual Remembrance Sunday service at St Patrick’s Cathedral i(...)

The ‘Shakey Bridge’ in Cork city was opened in 1927. Image: Google Street View

It may have taken the Young Offenders to introduce Cork’s “Shakey Bridge” to the wider world but now this Leeside landmark is about to get a major mak(...)

A housing and care crisis for older people is looming due to an over-concentration on nursing homes and lack of alternative supported accommodation, t(...)

Andrea Murphy of Kerry and  Kate McGrath of Waterford during the women’s   championship semi-final at Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney, on June 2nd. Photograph:  Matt Browne/Sportsfile

If there is one thing for certain in Kerry concerning women’s football it’s that they are happy spring has sprung and we are entering a new dawn. Alre(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin ordains James Daly and Bill O’ Shaughnessy to the priesthood for the Dublin Diocese. Photograph: John Mc Elroy

Two men were ordained to the priesthood at Dublin’s Pro Cathedral on Tuesday which was the feast of St Laurence O’Toole, principal patron of the archd(...)

Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin: ordained three men in the Redemptorists Church of St Alphonsus Liguori on  Via Merulana in Rome

Three seminarians at the Irish College in Rome have been ordained deacons by Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin. Two of the ordinations, which took(...)

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