Thomas Magner

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The Burning of Cork on December 11th, 1920. Photograph courtesy of the National Library of Ireland.

With the benefit of hindsight at 100 years remove, and taken in the context of escalating violence and tension throughout that year, it was hardly sur(...)

The ‘Burning of Cork’, St Patrick’s Street, Cork, 1920. Photograph: National Library of Ireland/Flickr Commons

The offices of the Irish Examiner - then the Cork Examiner - were empty, save for a caretaker left in charge of the building and a handful of employee(...)