Q Burning buildings in Sackville Street Dublin (subsequently renamed O'Connell Street) which sustained severe damage during the Easter Rising. The General Post Office had been seized by Irish republicans
Fine Gael Leader Enda Kenny TD pictured with Guide Dog Nikita while placing a charity bet that Fine Gael would take more than 70 seats in the 2011 General Election. Proceeds on the bet benefited Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind.
biggest prison escape in British, on 25 September 1983 in County Antrim,N.Ireland, 38 Irish Republican Army (IRA) prisoners, who had been convicted of offenses including murder and causing explosions, escaped from H-Block 7 (H7) of the prison. One prison officer died of a heart attack as a result of the escape and twenty others were injured, including two who were shot with guns that had been smuggled into the prison. HM Prison Maze was considered one of the most escape-proof prisons in…
The Troubles (Irish: Na Trioblóidí) was a period of ethno-political conflict in Northern Ireland which spilled over at various times into England, the Republic of Ireland, and mainland Europe. The principal issues at stake in the Troubles were the constitutional status of Northern Ireland and the relationship between the mainly Protestant unionist and mainly Catholic nationalist communities in Northern Ireland,