James Connolly was one of the signatories of the Irish Proclamation which was declared during the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin. James Connolly was also the founder and leader of the Irish Citizen Army.
Did the Roman Empire ever reach as far as Ireland? New archeological evidence suggests that the Roman Empire was larger than we thought.
History of Irish Debtors Prisons. Owing Money could get you a prison sentence in 19th century Ireland. The Irish people who were poor and in debt were thrown in to jail.
The Irish Celts were a fierce people who called themselves Gaels and had the longest Celtic history in the British Isles.
The word 'whiskey' (or whisky) comes from the Gaelic uisce beatha, meaning water of life. This gives you an idea of the importance of whiskey to Irish culture. Whiskey (we spell it with an 'e' in Ireland!) was first invented by medieval Irish monks,...
Charles Stuart Parnell of the Irish Land League. Evictions in Ireland, Irish Ladies Land League
Early Medieval Ireland (500-800 CE) was known as the Land of Saints and Scholars. This was because, once Christianity arrived in Ireland around 400 CE, it spread quickly. By the seventh century there were many monasteries and convents dotted across...
Dublin Lockout 1913. Strikes in Ireland. The Irish Citizen Army and James Connolly. James Larkin
Ireland's Easter Rising of 1916 transformed millions of lives, when Irish insurgants rose up and occupied Dublin and faced the British artillery in a noble battle that changed Ireland.
Easter Rising 1916. Tom Clarke shot by firing squad at Kilmainham Jail. Kathleen Clarke in prison too.