Liam Tobin

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 Caravaggio, The Taking  of Christ (detail). Courtesy of National Gallery of Ireland.

In the immediate aftermath of the Easter Rising, the defeated rebels were gathered in the gardens of the Rotunda Hospital. Some 250 of them were cramp(...)

Michael Collins: “there is no crime in detecting and destroying, in war-time, the spy and the informer”

Why did Bloody Sunday happen? To answer this question, we need to go back to 1918 when Michael Collins was introduced to Eamon Broy. Broy was a detect(...)

Author John Jefferies with the Rolls Royce “Moon Car” on Cobh Pier at the launch of “Death on the Pier”. Mr Jefferies is a descendant of one of the episode’s key participants, IRA man Daniel “Sandow” O’Donovan

It was described by the then president of Dáil Éireann, William T Cosgrave, as “a dastardly outrage” without parallel “in its deliberation and its sav(...)

School secretary has lodged an appeal of the decision at the High Court and her case is listed for October. Photograph: Graham Hughes/Photocall Ireland

A secretary at a private school in south Dublin has lost a case to have her wages reimbursed after they were cut in line with a direction from the De(...)