Peadar Kearney: Easter Rising veteran suffered such straitened circumstances during the 1920s that he was obliged to sue the State for royalties after the song was translated into Irish and became the national anthem

Peadar Kearney, the man who wrote The Soldier’s Song and a veteran of the 1916 Easter Rising, was living in such penury in the 1920s that he was forc(...)

DIT progressed to a Walsh Cup quarter-final against Kilkenny, with a hard-fought extra-time win against Westmeath at Cusack Park, Mullingar, yesterday(...)