Paddy Daly

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The Custom House in Dublin burning after the attack in May 1921. Photograph: Independent News and Media/Getty Images

The Custom House in Dublin was the last symbol of British civil administration in Ireland. The aim of the republicans was to make the country ungovern(...)

The Squad included Vinny Byrne (standing, left), a group of assassins assembled by Michael Collins

The so-called “Squad” was a group of assassins assembled by Michael Collins, several of whom played key roles in a series of assassinations on the mor(...)

The GAA HQ team remember the 14 victims who lost their lives in the Bloody Sunday tragedy 100 years on at the launch of the GAA Museum’s Bloody Sunday centenary events series at Croke Park.  Photograph  Harry Murphy/Sportsfile

This year’s GAA Museum summer school heard on Friday in Croke Park that the hard part of the current wave of centenaries is still to come with the 100(...)

Kinnegad Plaza: staff at the Mac’s Place carvery. Photograph: Alan Betson

DRIVING AROUND IRELAND HAS CHANGED A LOT AS BIG, BRIGHT SERVICE STATIONS HAVE CROPPED UP ALONG THE MOTORWAY NETWORK, INCLUDING THE NEWLY OPENED KIN(...)

Seán Lemass addresses an election rally in Dublin in 1943. Photograph: Haywood Magee/Getty Images

A victorious Fianna Fáil party in 1932 feared they would be subject to an army coup led by a man allegedly responsible for some of the worst atrocitie(...)

Audrey Craven: founded the Migraine Association of Ireland in 1994  and  writes in the book about her personal experiences  of migraine.

The founder of the Migraine Association of Ireland, Audrey Craven, describes a migraine attack as “a power cut”. It’s perfect description for the sudd(...)