On the of April 1902 William Butler Yeats and Lady Augusta Gregory's play "Catheleen ni Houlihan" with Maud Gonne (pictured in in the title role was performed for the first time by the Irish National Dramatic Company in St.
Ireland is an ancient country and has been home to several civilisations over thousands of years. Some of the important symbols used by these ancient communities have come to be symbols of Ireland itself and mean a great deal to many people who are proud
Today we remember Elizabeth O'Farrell, Born on this day Elizabeth O'Farrell nursed the wounded in the GPO during the Easter Rising and delivered the surrender documents to all the rebel outposts around the city.
You can see tons of political based murals on Falls Road in West Belfast. This one is of Bobby Sands, who was an IRA prisoner. Sands died in was one of the first hunger-strikers to die for Irish republican rights.