James “Skin-the-Goat” Fitzharris was the cab-driver who brought the “Invincibles” to Dublin’s Phoenix Park one May evening in 1882.

Writing recently about the wartime experiences of Irishmen used as slave-labour by the Nazis, I mentioned a doctor in their camp, Walter Heidbreder, a(...)

Harry Callan: witnessed things he would never forget

In May 1945, this newspaper broke news about the ordeal of “thirty-two citizens of éire” who had just spent the last years of the war as slave laboure(...)