John Redmond

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John Redmond (44) has been located. Photograph: Garda Press Office

Gardaí, who had been looking for a missing man who was last seen in Dublin in March, say he has been located safe and well. John Redmond (44), had la(...)

Although James Creed Meredith’s sympathies in 1914 were with John Redmond (above) and the Irish Parliamentary Party, he became a Sinn Féiner after 1918 and was sufficiently trusted to play one of the most important roles in the embryonic republic. Photograph: Topical Press Agency / Stringer/Getty Images

Compared with the other revolutionary events of 1920, a legal ruling handed down that year by a judge named James Creed Meredith is now little remembe(...)

  British milliner Anthony Peto in  his elegant Victorian terraced house in Sandymount which featured in RTÉ’s Home of the Year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

You have to take your hat off to Anthony Peto. Since moving to Ireland four years ago, the British milliner has seriously landed on his feet. His hat (...)

Local historian Ivor Doherty at Bishop’s Gate in Derry. Thirteen of the 20 victims of the fighting in a single week in June 1920 died in this area.

For one week in June 1920, Derry was “like a town on the Western front.” So wrote the eyewitness, Charlie McGuinness, in his memoirs; reports in this (...)

Now that domestic travel restrictions have lifted, families can head for the beach (or the hills, or for citybreaks). Photograph: iStockphoto

Kenmare Bay Hotel and Lodges, Co Kerry  Sneem Road, Kenmare, Co Kerry; 064-6679300; kenmarebayhotel.com The Kenmare Bay Hotel, part of the S(...)

Liam Neeson as Michael Collins

The Irish War of Independence was both a political struggle and a military conflict. Militarily, the two sides appeared unfairly matched. By 1921, the(...)

Timothy Quinlisk in his German Irish Brigade uniform. He was executed on the night of February 18th, 1920, the first civilian to be executed by the IRA in Cork for spying during the War of Independence.

Roger Casement’s visit to Limburg prisoner-of-war camp in late 1914 and early 1915 was an extraordinarily fruitless enterprise. Casement’s task was o(...)

Peter McGuinness at home in Dundalk, Co Louth

One of the first Allied soldiers to die on D-Day was Pte Edward Delaney O’Sullivan, known as “Paddy”, who landed with the Parachute Regiment outside T(...)

The modern Irish Border as proposed in Sir James Dougherty’s final assessment, May 11th, 1914.

Nearing a century in existence the Irish Border has become the defining feature of Ireland’s political geography. The Border was established in law in(...)

A post man by the Border. Photograph by Terence Spencer/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images

The increasing threat of a hard Brexit means we could shortly see a return to a hard Border in Ireland. Here, we look back at how Northern Ireland (...)

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