John Reilly

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Selton Hill, Co Leitrim. Along with Sean Connolly, one of the ablest guerrilla leaders outside Co Cork, the five other IRA men who died were Seamus Wrynne, Joseph O’Beirne, John Reilly, Joseph Reilly and Michael Baxter

In March 1921 during the War of Independence, two ambushes occurred in Co Leitrim which are woven into the landscape and the folk memory of the county(...)

John Gilbert and Virginia Brown Faire in the 1922 film version of The Count of Monte Cristo

One of the more astounding revelations of reading The Count of Monte Cristo – and I seem to be the first literary critic ever to have noticed this – i(...)

Bridget Harty and Helen (Nellie) Reilly with five of Bridget’s nine children (Nellie’s grandchildren), Mikey Reilly (18 months), Biddy Reilly (8), Nelly Reilly (6 months), Judy Reilly (3) and Diane Reilly (6) beside one of the wagons on a halting site the family live in just off the M8 at Cashel, Co Tipperary. Photograph: Laura Hutton

Brigid Harty (28), her husband, John Reilly, and their nine children – all under 12 – share a caravan on a muddy, rocky site just off the M8 motorway (...)

Mincéiri art,  Irish music, animal care and folklore form part of the cultural history of Travellers, say campaigners. Photograph: National Folklore Collection, UCD

The Department of Education has pledged to include Traveller culture and history on the curriculum – so what, specifically, would it look like? Anti-(...)

Mary Kennedy (left) with Cathy Bryce, head of AIB Corporate, Institutional and Business Banking. Bryce is a key advocate of Women Matters and the importance of fostering a diverse and inclusive working environment.

AIB has developed a number of employee resource groups (ERGs) designed to foster inclusion and support staff, including Women Matters and Family Matte(...)

A group of Black and Tans on a trench road in Tipperary, while assisting the British Army during the War of Independence, 1921. From the AE Bell Collection. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

The Revolution Files is a collection of articles detailing one incident in each of Ireland’s 32 counties during the revolutionary years, from 1916 to (...)

Three men involved in a drive-by-shooting stemming from a dispute over insurance money have been sentenced at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. File photograph:  Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times.

Three men involved in a drive-by-shooting stemming from a dispute over insurance money have been sentenced at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Michael (...)

  It’s hard to measure the sense of local pride and energy generated by Mullinalaghta’s  success. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The local pitch has been called The Laurels for as long as anyone can remember. It’s a pleasant name with a practical explanation. The bank of laurel (...)

Responsible development and genuine community engagement are pre-conditions if the wind industry is going to continue to flourish, according to the IWEA. Photograph:  Nicolas Garcia/AFP/GettyImages)

The Government should set an ambitious target for Ireland of producing 70 per cent renewable electricity by 2030, which would help transform the ener(...)

Demonstrators from various anti-wind farm groups protest as Minister for Energy Alex White officially opened Bord na Móna’s €115 million   wind farm at Mountlucas, Co Offaly. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Bord na Móna directors will meet in the coming months to plan a “major rethink” in its strategy, as the State peat company looks to reinvent itself as(...)

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