Tom Clarke

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Michael Collins at the launch of the Dáil loan, surrounded by many prominent figures from the Irish revolution including the mother of Patrick Pearse and the widows of Tom Clarke and Eamon Ceannt. Source: Irish Film Institute

On April 4th, 1919, Michael Collins’s motion to Dáil Éireann to approve a £250,000 Dáil loan was approved. Nothing was left to chance by the newly a(...)

Kenny McLean scores  Norwich City’s second goal  during the t Championship match against  Bristol City at Carrow Road. Photograph: Stephen Pond/Getty Images

Norwich kept their lead at the top of the Championship table with a thrilling 3-2 win against in-form Bristol City. Jamie Paterson put the visitors a(...)

The site of St Ultan’s Hospital, opened by Dr Kathleen Lynn and Madeleine ffrench Mullen in 1919,  on  Charlemont  Street: the building  is now a four-star hotel operated  by the Dalata Group. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

In April, 1919, Dr Kathleen Lynn and Madeleine ffrench Mullen opened a hospital for infants, with £100 and two cots. They had made arrangements to buy(...)

A customer looks at cannabis on display after legal recreational marijuana went on sale at a Tweed retail store in St John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Photograph: Chris Wattie/Reuters.

Canada became the first industrialised nation to legalise recreational cannabis on Wednesday, but a lawful buzz will be hard to come by in its biggest(...)

 Graham Burke celebrates after scoring for  Preston North End in the Sky Bet Championship match  against  Stoke City at Deepdale. Photograph: Andrew Kearns/CameraSport via Getty Images

Preston North End 2 Stoke 2 Republic of Ireland forward Graham Burke opened his Championship goal account in Preston’s 2-2 draw with Stoke at Deepdal(...)

Kildare’s Neil Flynn celebrates scoring a goal against Fermanagh in the All-Ireland qualifier round 4 victory at  Páirc Tailteann. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Kildare 3-20 Fermanagh 0-18 Derry, Longford, Mayo and now Fermanagh have all discovered in recent weeks that Kildare football is in rude health, the(...)

Neil Flynn of Kildare celebrates scoring a goal in Navan. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Kildare 3-20 Fermanagh 0-18 Kildare won as they pleased at Navan to secure a place in the Super 8 phase of the All Ireland Football Championship. The(...)

The tobacconist shop of 1916 leader Thomas Clarke on Amiens Street. Lord Mayor of Dublin Nial Ring requested the shop be added to the list of protected structures.

A vacant Georgian building, once the home and shop of 1916 Rising leader Tom Clarke, is to be bought and restored by Dublin City Council for use as a (...)

Fermanagh’s Paul McCusker and Armagh’s Connaire Mackin tussle during the Ulster football senior championship quarter-final at Brewster Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Fermanagh 0-12 Armagh 0-7 It was the evening that Fermanagh showed they had grown weary of supping sorrow from the rusty spoon of defeat to Armagh. (...)

Armagh’s Gregory McCabe in action against Séamus Quigley of Fermanagh during the Ulster SFC quarter-final at Brewster Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Fermanagh 0-12 Armagh 0-7 Armagh midfielder Niall Grimley saw red at Brewster Park as power-packed Fermanagh blew Armagh away in a 10- minute period(...)

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