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Irish troops moving over the captured German 2nd line at Cambrai, France, circa 1917. Photograph: Paul Popper/Popperfoto/Getty Images

January 21st, 1919 was an auspicious day in Irish history. The War of Independence started when men from the 3rd Tipperary Brigade of the Irish Volunt(...)

A 14-year-old girl suffered ‘life-changing’ injuries when fireworks went off in her hand in Cork city this afternoon. File photograph: Nenadpress/iStock

A 14-year-old girl suffered “life-changing” injuries when fireworks went off in her hand in Cork city this afternoon. The girl suffered extensive inj(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said Government intended to let local groups take the lead in marking events of the period. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has called for honesty and inclusiveness in commemorating the centenary of various events during the War of Independence and th(...)

You would think – or hope – that our political leaders, the public representatives who make many of the decisions affecting our lives, would have at l(...)

The temperature threatened to rise dramatically on more than a few occasions over the weekend at the inaugural West Cork History Festival at Lissard Estate in Skibbereen. Photograph: Liss Ard Estate/Twitter

The setting may well have been bucolic and the weather pleasant but the temperature threatened to rise dramatically on more than a few occasions over (...)

Rena Dardis (left) with her friend Peggy Blunden. A keen sportswoman, Rena played tennis at Brookfield Tennis Club.
Obituary: Rena Dardis
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Publisher Katherina “Rena” Dardis was a founder member of Anvil Press and The Children’s Press. She was born in Kilkenny in January 1924 and as an i(...)

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada spoke at the annual Killmichael Commemoration in west Cork over the weekend. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The decision by the people of Northern Ireland to remain within the European Union has highlighted the need for reunification, Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní (...)

A Co Cork community has been praised by President Michael D Higgins for commemorating its past. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

A Co Cork community has been praised by President Michael D Higgins for commemorating its past and recording its links with some of the seminal events(...)

President Michael D Higgins will vis Kilmurry village to officially open a new museum which houses an exhibition commemorating Cork’s role in the fight for Irish freedom. Photograph: Frank Miller /	THE IRISH TIMES

A community centrally involved in the events of 1916 and the War of Independence in Cork is to be honoured next week . President Michael D Higgins wil(...)

Fr Edward Daly runs down the street in Belfast with an injured man on Bloody Sunday, January 30th, 1972.

Bishop Edward Daly did not enjoy being a bishop, a position he held in Derry diocese from 1974 for 20 years. “The multiplicity of meetings was a huge (...)

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