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Brodie McWilliams Brown with his mother Jennifer McWilliams after his birth at four seconds past midnight  in the National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street, Dublin.

The first baby born in Ireland in 2021 was born at four seconds past midnight to a Covid-positive mother at the National Maternity Hospital (NMH) Holl(...)

Moore St. Dublin 1972

Last year, 76-year-old retiree Michael Foley uploaded a number of beautiful old photos of Moore Street fruit and veg traders and their customers to Fa(...)

Brendan Gleeson speaking at the GAA Bloody Sunday Commemoration at an eerily silent Croke Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

It’s a regular occurrence within the GAA that history chimes in on important anniversaries or repeats itself at apposite intervals but there’s hardly (...)

Cavan celebrate their Ulster final win over Donegal. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The day of the underdog is the best day that the GAA can give the country. And on a special weekend, when the teams and events of a hundred years ago (...)

 Taoiseach Micheál Martin is seen during the special remembrance ceremony at Croke Park to honour the 14 who died after crown forces  opened fire on Bloody Sunday, November 21st, 1920. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The 14 civilians killed or fatally injured at Croke Park on Bloody Sunday were remembered at a ceremony at the stadium on Saturday, 100 years after th(...)

Lieut Peter Ames

MORNING Lieutenant Peter Ames (32): Ames was born into a wealthy American family in Pennsylvania. He moved to London in 1912, joined the Grenadier G(...)

Lieut Peter Ames

MORNING Lieutenant Peter Ames (32): Ames was born into a wealthy American family in Pennsylvania. He moved to London in 1912, joined the Grenadier G(...)

Lieut Peter Ames

MORNING Lieutenant Peter Ames (32): Ames was born into a wealthy American family in Pennsylvania. He moved to London in 1912, joined the Grenadier G(...)

After Bloody Sunday November 21st 1920,  the bodies of British officers assassinated in Dublin during the Irish War of Independence are taken back to England for burial. The men were members of British intelligence cell, the Cairo Gang. File photograph: Getty

The initial backlash left the IRA reeling and saw British intelligence enhanced. Then talk turned to a truce With the killing of 32 people, Bloody(...)

Bloody Sunday match ticket 1920

Bloody Sunday, 1920 (RTÉ One, 9.35pm) is an earnest if occasionally convoluted attempt to tell the story of that day of mass slaughter in Dublin. It i(...)

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