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The First Dáil Éireann: Challenges and Obstacles

  Next week marks the centenary of the first Dáil Éireann. Ireland’s newly elected government deputies met for the first time on 21st January 1919. Nowadays, complaining about our elected

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Long Lost Verses of the Irish Bardic Poets

Early Irish poetry, remembered and transmitted orally by the ancient bards, was like no other art form in the world. We take a look at some of the Irish Bardic

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The History of the Irish Bardic Poets

Irish bardic poetry was an intensely complicated tradition. Produced by specially trained bardic poets and written in Early or Middle Irish, these poems came about during a fascinating time in

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Old Moore’s Almanac: The Original and Best

The huge success of the Old Moore’s Almanac meant that copycat versions continually sprang to life, all wanting a piece of the pie. We take a look at some of

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The Fascinating History of Old Moore’s Almanac

The importance of the Old Moore’s Almanac to Irish cultural history cannot be understated. It has thrived for 254 years, and it is imperative that the magazine is preserved and