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  • State to honour Rising leader Thomas Ashe

    Published: September 15, 2017

    State to honour Rising leader Thomas Ashe. The centenary of the Easter Rising leader Thomas Ashe’s death will be marked with a State commemoration in Dublin’s Glasnevin Cemetery next Friday.

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  • From O’Donovan Rossa funeral to the Civil War, the Capuchin order made their faces known. Members of the Capuchin order had key roles in the Irish revolution, writes Niall Murray.

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  • The Cork Fatality Register aims to identify all of those killed in connection with the Irish War of Independence of 1919-21 in County Cork, Ireland.

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  • Hundreds of metres of tunnels have been discovered at Spike Island, which have yielded up prisoners’ badges and a host of military equipment, including parts of coastal defence guns.

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  • 100 years ago this week, just before shipping was made safer by the entry of the United States into World War I, a number of Cork vessels were sunk by German U-boats and mines.

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