19 November 2016

The Mansion House, Dublin: A brief history

At the heart of historic Dublin, the Mansion House celebrated its 300th anniversary (1715-2015). It is the only mayoral residence in Ireland and is older than any surviving in Britain.

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19 November 2016

The Mansion House, Dublin: A brief history

At the heart of historic Dublin, the Mansion House celebrated its 300th anniversary (1715-2015). It is the only mayoral residence in Ireland and is older than any surviving in Britain.

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19 November 2016

Wexford ‘Old and New’: A miscellany of events

Originally a Viking trading post in the tenth century, Ireland’s historical south-east coastal town of Wexford lies at the mouth of the River Slaney in Wexford Harbour.

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25 August 2016

Bishop Edward Daly D.D : Death and Legacy

Bishop Edward Daly, Doctor of Divinity, was a well known Irish Roman Catholic priest and author of pastoral and other publications. He served as the Bishop of Derry from 1974 to 1994.

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25 August 2016

Nations at War: Centenary Commemorations 2016

Known as the Great War, and later First World War (1914-18), it was fought in many different lands by armies from many nations. It was one in which the Central Powers (Germany, and Austria-Hungary, joined later by Turkey and Bulgaria) were defeated by an alliance of Britain and its dominions, France, Russia, and others, joined later by Italy and the United States.

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9 August 2016

Irish Madonna Hungary: Bishop Walter Lynch of Clonfert

Walter Lynch (1595-1663) was born into an Irish aristocratic family in the Clonfert parish town of Galway. His schooling began there but, as was common at the time, he was later sent to an Irish boarding school in Lisbon due to the Penal Code that limited Catholics to receive higher education at home.

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