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Read Me: ‘They wiped up the blood’ – first-hand stories from the battle for independence
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Read Me: ‘They wiped up the blood’ – first-hand stories from the battle for independence

Jul 1st 2012, 6:30 PM 2,298 Views 31 Comments

Raiding the British barracks, and the brutal killing of prisoners – men recall fighting in the wars that shaped Ireland.

Anglo-Irish Treaty correspondence released in eBook
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Anglo-Irish Treaty correspondence released in eBook

May 16th 2012, 7:15 AM 3,204 Views 9 Comments

Communications between Michael Collins, Eamon de Valera and others involved in the negotiations are now available on Kindle and iPad.

Washington defeats Michael Collins in 'Britain's toughest enemy' poll
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Washington defeats Michael Collins in 'Britain's toughest enemy' poll

Apr 16th 2012, 8:48 PM 9,029 Views 29 Comments

The man who led the United States to independence trumps the Corkonian rebel leader in a poll of British academics.

Michael Collins: Still the second biggest enemy of Britain?
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Michael Collins: Still the second biggest enemy of Britain?

Mar 20th 2012, 1:12 PM 23,015 Views 81 Comments

Online poll puts War of Independence revolutionary ahead of Rommel, Napoleon and George Washington in ‘Britain’s Greatest Foes’ list… but behind the founder of modern Turkey.

Nike apologises for 'insensitive' Black and Tan sneakers... sort of
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From The Daily Edge
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Nike apologises for 'insensitive' Black and Tan sneakers... sort of

Mar 16th 2012, 9:21 AM 8,764 Views 58 Comments

The sportswear manufacturer admits the ‘Black and Tan’ name was “insensitive”, but says it was “unofficially added by some”.

What was it like to take part in 1916 Rising or War of Independence?
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What was it like to take part in 1916 Rising or War of Independence?

Jan 3rd 2012, 2:48 PM 5,144 Views 10 Comments

You’ll soon be able to find out when witness statements are released online – including audio files made in the 1940s.

In pictures: Revolutionary Ireland 1913-1923
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In pictures: Revolutionary Ireland 1913-1923

Nov 7th 2011, 7:15 AM 11,478 Views 17 Comments

Major new photographic exhibition shows the bloody reality of life in Ireland from the 1913 Lockout to the tortured birth of the Republic.

WIN: Tickets to Guests of the Nation at the NCH
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WIN: Tickets to Guests of the Nation at the NCH

Sep 6th 2011, 12:24 PM 371 Views 0 Comments

Fancy attending the world premiere of the newly-restored 1935 film set to Niall Byrne’s new score? Read on…

Slideshow: Auction of Independence items From The Daily Edge
Live Apr 19th 2011, 8:30 PM

Slideshow: Auction of Independence items