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.
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.