The IRA ‘Big Gun’ and the Death of Matt Furlong, 1920
Arming the Irish Republican Army during the War of Independence was not an easy task; weapons, particularly modern ones, were not readily available. In the countryside shotguns were common, as most…
'It's like calling a shoe the Al Qaeda': Outrage as Nike names new $90 trainer after 'brutal' British Black and Tans who cracked down on Irish in 1920s
Sportswear giant Nike has been blasted for naming a new $90 'beer-themed' trainer after a notorious British paramilitary unit sent to Ireland to suppress revolt in the 1920s.
Irish Volunteer Commemorative Organisation Memorabilia on Display
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"Business as Usual"
Sinn Féin Bank at No. 6 Harcourt Street, Dublin following an attack. Cardinal John Henry Newman lived at this address, and 6 Harcourt Street was one of three buildings housing the Irish Catholic University (founded by Newman on 3 November 1854) that went on to be University College Dublin. As Free State Aire Airgid (Minister for Finance), Michael Collins was based in this building and there is still a surviving escape tunnel under no. 6. Questions were asked of the Minister for Finance in…