Monthly Archives: April 2015

Class acts – The Irish Sisters who helped bring Communism to the World

Friedrich Engels’s name will forever be associated with that of Karl Marx. Together, they would write The Communist Manifesto, and in doing so would change the world. There’s a saying that behind every good man is a great woman — well, … Continue reading

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Gallipoli’s Breakfast of Champions

As the blood-orange orb of the sun breaks cover on April 25 and begins to warm the morning sky, the beauty of that moment will be tinged with sadness at one cemetery in Dublin city. Grangegorman Military Cemetery, on Blackhorse … Continue reading

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Lozen, the Warrior Woman

AS a boy, I remember looking longingly through the window of Turner’s shop on Aughrim Street and wishing I had more in my pocket than the 50p that nestled there. Turner’s was our special shop, the place we went to … Continue reading

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