Action between Manchester United and Tottenham at Old Trafford in 1913. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty

Constable Thomas Carr was patrolling the perimeter of WT Glover Cable Works, next door to Manchester United Football Club, near midnight on March, 22n(...)

About to testify before the American Commission on Conditions in Ireland (left to right) - Tom Nolan, Donal Óg O Callaghan, Senator George W Norris, Peter MacSwiney and Jeremiah Dempsey, Washington, in January 1921. Photograph: Forgotten Lord Mayor; original source: Library of US Congress.

Following in the steps of Cork’s martyred Lord Mayors, Tomás MacCurtain and Terence MacSwiney was no easy task but Donal Óg O’Callaghan rose to the ch(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin: ‘Let us summon the courage and resilience of the past to meet the challenges of now, to build a better future for tomorrow.’ Photograph: Francisco Seco/Pool/EPA

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has urged Irish people to view the events of the past through “the measured eye of the discipline of history” as a means towa(...)

Mary Lou McDonald speaks at a graveside commemoration in Glasnevin to mark 150 years since the birth of Constance Markievicz. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley’s tweet comparing the Kilmichael ambush and the Narrow Water attacks that left 18 British soldiers dead was not just anothe(...)

Tom Barry utilised good intelligence on where exactly a party of British Auxiliaries from C Company, based in Macroom, would go on patrol and selected a site in Kilmichael which offered his men ‘good killing ground’

IRA guerrilla leader, Tom Barry showed great military expertise in planning the Kilmichael ambush in West Cork 100 years ago today, both in selecting (...)

The Pauline Henley Archive will be auctioned by Hegarty’s auction house in Bandon.

Hegarty’s auction house in Bandon, Co Cork is hosting the sale of a collection of Irish historical importance. The Pauline Henley Archive online (...)

Michael Collins and Arthur Griffith. “The ending of the Cork hunger strike, and Griffith’s role in the choreography of its conclusion, reminds us that the fight for independence was at least as much about living for Ireland as it was about killing or dying for it.”

‘I am of the opinion that our countrymen in Cork Prison have sufficiently proved their devotion and fidelity, and that they should now – as they were (...)

Although James Creed Meredith’s sympathies in 1914 were with John Redmond (above) and the Irish Parliamentary Party, he became a Sinn Féiner after 1918 and was sufficiently trusted to play one of the most important roles in the embryonic republic. Photograph: Topical Press Agency / Stringer/Getty Images

Compared with the other revolutionary events of 1920, a legal ruling handed down that year by a judge named James Creed Meredith is now little remembe(...)

Joe Murphy, from Pouladuff on Cork’s southside, died on October 25th, 1920 on the 76th day of his hunger strike protest.

The family of an Irish volunteer, who died on hunger strike in Cork a century ago, have spoken of their pride at him making the ultimate sacrifice for(...)

MacSwiney, owned by Jim Bolger, won the Vertem Futurity Trophy at Doncaster on Saturday at 12/1, holding off the favourite One Ruler. Photograph: @AtTheRaces/Twitter.

A horse named after Terence MacSwiney has won a race at Doncaster in England a day before the centenary of the former Lord Mayor of Cork’s death. Ma(...)

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