Robert Byrne

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Roberty Byrnes was arrested and jailed in January 1919

The first IRA volunteer to be killed in the War of Independence is being remembered on Saturday in his hometown on the 100th anniversary of his death.(...)

Wexford fans look on as Aidan Nolan scores the winning point. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Wexford 1-15 Tipperary 1-14  It’s getting no easier to work out quite what language the 2019 hurling league is speaking. Every time you think yo(...)

Tipperary’s Cathal Barrett attempts to block  Colin Guilfoyle of Clare during the  Allianz Hurling League Division 1A match at Semple Stadium. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Tipperary 2-16 Clare 1-11 Two goals in as many minutes in the second half by new captain Séamus Callanan helped Tipperary run out easy winners in the(...)

Tipperary’s Séamus Callanan is fouled by Jason McCarthy of Clare to win a penalty during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A match at  Semple Stadium. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Tipperary 2-16 Clare 1-11 Two goals in as many minutes in the second half by new captain Séamus Callanan had the home fans cheering in Semple Stadium(...)

January 18th: The Paris Peace Conference opens. The tone is set early. French president Raymond Poincare declares: “You are assembled to repair the ev(...)

Desmond Butler (86) from Six Cross Lane, Rush, Co Dublin was found caught between his bed and a radiator in the room where he slept.  Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

An elderly man sustained first degree burns after he slipped and became stuck between his bed and a radiator, an inquest has heard. Desmond Butler ((...)

Military permits became a  requirement for  entering or leaving Limerick, and the Limerick Soviet of 1919 was set up in response.

The Limerick Soviet of 1919 became worldwide news because of the presence of an international press corps in the city to cover a transatlantic flight,(...)