Arthur Griffith arriving at the Mansion House on July 11th, 1921, after the truce is declared. Photograph: National Museum of Ireland

At 11.45am on July 11th, 1921, Hannah Carey left the Imperial Hotel in Killarney, where she worked, to observe street happenings, after two British so(...)

Lord Mayor of Dublin Alison Gilliland laid a wreath at the Mansion House with Brian O’Neill, the chairman of the 1916 Relatives Association. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

On July 9th, 1921 an announcement came from the Mansion House that a Truce had been agreed between the British and Irish in the War of Independence. (...)

Arthur Griffith arriving at the Mansion House in Dublin on July 11th, 1921 after the truce is declared. Photograph: The National Museum of Ireland

On the evening of July 8th, 1921, General Nevil Macready, the general commanding British forces in Ireland, drew up to the Mansion House in an open-to(...)

In October 1920, the bishops trenchantly condemned the Black and Tans. Photograph: iStock

Commentary on War of Independence events has made little reference to the stance of the Catholic Church then. There remains an impression that it was,(...)

Mary (Maria Georgina) Lindsay was abducted and executed by the IRA in 1921

Mary (Maria Georgina) Lindsay was just 60 when she executed by the IRA in March 1921, yet in the loyal press in Ireland and Britain she was a “gallant(...)