James Maguire

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Irish War of Independence: A woman recites the Rosary front of Mountjoy prison in Dublin for imprisoned Sinn Féiners on hunger strike. Photograph: adoc-photos/Corbis via Getty Images

County: Westmeath Incident: Assault on Castlepollard Barracks Date: July 11th, 1921 One of the last incidents in the War of Independence took place i(...)

There were 27,440 active taxi licences in the State last year, a drop from a high of 47,529 in 2009. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Taxi drivers in central Dublin on Monday were very surprised to hear their numbers were down throughout the State. The apparent abundance of taxis in(...)

 President Michael D Higgins at the 1916 Relatives’ Event at the RDS in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

President Michael D Higgins has spoken of his pride at being able to address the largest ever gathering of relatives of those who were involved in the(...)