September 15, 1922
This is Richard (Risteárd) Mulcahy and his wife Josephine (or Min) Ryan, who was a teacher and political activist. Following the death of Michael Collins on 22 August 1922, Mulcahy was catapulted into the role of National Army Commander-in-Chief. This photo was probably taken at Lissenfield House beside Portobello Barracks. The family moved here for security reasons. Date: Friday, 15 September 1922 NLI Ref.: HOG66
Five Irish love stories that changed history
There are some love stories that never leave us and this St. Valentine's Day we celebrate love stories from Irish history that still move and delight the nation.
IRA legend Tom Barry’s story on stage
General Thomas Barry 1897 – 1980 was one of the most prominent guerrilla leaders in the Irish Republican Army during the Irish War of Independence.