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On 25 October 1920, Terence MacSwiney died in London’s Brixton Prison after 74 days on hunger strike. MacSwiney was a republican poet and a playwright who was elected as MP for Mid-Cork in the 1918 general election, and one of the many TDs marked as ‘fé ghlas ag Gallaibh’ (i

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Richard Pigott was a journalist who worked with several nationalist newspapers across the island of Ireland, including the Ulsterman and the Nation. For most of his life, Pigott appeared to support the Fenian movement and had been imprisoned for seditious libels on the government during his career.

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The Garda Síochána Act 1958 provided for the admission of women to membership of An Garda Síochána, and this month marks the 60th anniversary of women joining An Garda Síochána. However, the 12 Ban Ghardaí appointed on 10 July 1959 were not the first

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The long standing test concerning the legal possession of land has been challenged in the landmark case of Thorpe v Frank [2019] EWCA Civ 150, writes Stuart Nevin, associate, A&L Goodbody. The Court of Appeal found that repaving a forecourt was enough to obtain possession in a claim for ‘a

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Barrister Paul Anthony McDermott SC comments on changes to the perjury regime. Trust me, Ireland is soon going to become a more honest place. It has been announced that a new statutory offence of perjury is coming before the cabinet for approval.

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