Striking for better working conditions and equal pay, the attendants and patients of Monaghan asylum took over the hospital and hoisted a red flag.
Was the partition of Ireland an inevitable act?
The moral authority Britain gained during the First World War was undermined by the behaviour of the Crown Forces during the Irish War of Independence.
A focus on Cork’s female descendants.
The Irish Rebellion of 1641 offered an opportunity for the ambitions of a well-connected group of Puritan politicians and businessmen. The result was civil war.
An audacious plan to install an English saint as the patron saint of Ireland.
A squalid incident in Tipperary set the tone for a bitter conflict.
In the first of a new series, we ask historians one of the burning questions of the day.
By escaping its neighbour’s orbit, the history of Ireland has moved out of its traditional comfort zones.
Women played a minor role in the Easter Rising of 1916. But they became crucial intelligence agents in the Anglo-Irish War.