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Ireland’s Wars: Beal Na mBlath

The ambush that killed Michael Collins remains an emotive moment in Irish military history. It’s been immortalised on the page and on screen, Irish political parties continue to give speeches at the spot every year, the man’s grave is a … Continue reading

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How Senator Tom Sheahan Is Harming Irish History

Tom Sheahan, a Fine Gael Senator, is very foolish. He is foolish in two ways. Firstly, he is foolish in using such tawdry language and comparisons in the Seanad, the Upper House, on an issue that is arguably below its … Continue reading

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