Was the army captain in love with Queen Victoria a dangerous obsessive or an innocent man? His NSFW letters shocked but so did his treatment.
Hollywood’s Cold War dissidents in Ireland.
The anti-Russian poetry of Frances Browne, the ‘Blind Poetess of Ulster’.
In December 1922 a proclamation signed by George V formally established the Irish Free State. Among loyalists in three border counties of Ulster, partitioned and cut adrift from unionist jurisdiction, the sense of betrayal was acute.
During the worst year of the Troubles, the British government became alarmed at the implications of a Soviet embassy opening in Dublin.
When the abolitionist author visited Britain and Ireland in 1845 he was celebrated in poems and songs wherever he went. Arriving as an enslaved man, he left with his freedom.
The parliament of Kilkenny, which passed the eponymous Statute, opened on 18 February 1366.
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.