Sean Moylan

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Men of the South, 1921-22, by Seán Keating, Image: Collection Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, copyright Estate of Seán Keating

Seán Keating’s Men of the South is the most famous painting of the War of Independence. It was the cover image for the bestselling Atlas of the Irish (...)

The top of Page 3, The Irish Times, September 4th, 1939

On September 4th 1939, The Irish Times carried a story that had been anticipated. The news of the day dominated the top-right hand corner of page thre(...)

Paddy O’Mahony (100) from Cullen,  Cork will be voting in his 23rd general election. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Paddy O’Mahony from Cullen, north Cork is 100 years old and preparing to vote in a general election for the 23rd time. Born on Christmas Day, 1919 in(...)

The silver beaker by William Egan and Sons of Cork

Spike Island was named Best Attraction at the International Travel and Tourism Awards 2019 in London this year, where it beat off competition from the(...)

Former FAI CEO John Delaney pictured this week after a meeting with the board of the FAI. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The bunting will be out next Saturday in Castleisland for the official opening of the much-anticipated Georgie O’Callaghan Park. But will John Delane(...)

Brother Allen with Christopher Brady, Liam O’Brien and Michael Molloy, compositors and printers of the 1916 Proclamation.

Brother William Palladius Allen, better known as WP, joined the staff of the O’Connell School in North Richmond Street in the years before the Easter(...)

A file photograph of Seán Óg Ó hAilpín, who has emerged as a potential Dáil candidate for Fianna Fáil in Cork. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Fianna Fáil is eyeing up former All-Ireland winning Cork hurling captain Seán Óg Ó hAilpín as a potential Dáil candidate and running mate for one of t(...)

A file image of Seán Óg Ó hAilpín during his hurling career. On Sundaym the All Ireland winner told the annual Sean Moylan commemoration in north Cork on Sunday that the former War of Independence leader was a trailblazer. Photograph: The Irish Times

War of Independence hero and former minister for education Sean Moylan had a vision for Irish education that was inclusive and available to all, All-I(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin at Sunday’s Easter Rising centenary commemorations in Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Easter Rising commemorations struck the right note in terms of dignity and inclusivity and reflected how much Ireland as a state and as a populati(...)

President Michael D Higgins’s  father was denied a military pension for 22 years. Photograph: Rafael Marchante/Reuters

The revolution will be digitised following the Department of Defence’s decision to put nearly 10 million documents covering the Easter Rising, the War(...)