Sean Mac Eoin

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Maj Gen PA Mulcahy chief of Staff, Gen Sean MacEoin TD, minister for defence and Col AT Lawlor OC, Curragh Training Camp, Co Kildare. Photograph: Eddie Kelly

County: Longford Incident: Clonfin ambush Date: February 2nd 1921 Fatalities: 4 Gen Seán Mac Eoin, known as the ‘Blacksmith of Ballinalee’, was widel(...)

Michael Collins (1890 - 1922) in London for the treaty negotiations.  Photograph: by Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Auctioneers of historical memorabilia enjoyed something of a boom in Easter Rising-related artefacts in the run-up to the centenary commemorations two(...)

General Mac Eoin said treatment  was described as “sun and more sun”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill.

War of Independence veteran and Free State general Seán Mac Eoin unsuccessfully claimed for a Mediterranean cruise to help heal his war wounds, Milit(...)

Rare footage of Pádraig Pearse has been obtained from British Pathé. Photograph: National Archives of Ireland

Footage of Padraig Pearse’s famous oration at the graveside of O’Donovan Rossa will be shown in a new film about the revolutionary period to be launch(...)