James Maguire

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Arthur Griffith arriving at the Mansion House on July 11th, 1921, after the truce is declared. Photograph: National Museum of Ireland

At 11.45am on July 11th, 1921, Hannah Carey left the Imperial Hotel in Killarney, where she worked, to observe street happenings, after two British so(...)

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(...)