Members of the gardaí at a checkpoint on O’Connell Street, Dublin. Photo:Gareth Chaney/Collins

“Just because we’re dealing with a Covid-19 pandemic doesn’t mean everything else comes to a halt – people have hospital appointments or need to go to(...)

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The Revolution Files is a collection of articles detailing one incident in each of Ireland’s 32 counties during the revolutionary years, from 1916 to (...)

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February 22nd, 1916 Dublin Metropolitan Police notes on surveillance of subversives: “John Nolan, ex-Dynamite Convict, is now employed in the Corpora(...)