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Thursday 22 July, 2021

Donal Fallon: The incredible legacy of Herbert Simms, who helped transform Dublin
# Opinion
# Opinion

Donal Fallon: The incredible legacy of Herbert Simms, who helped transform Dublin

Jul 22nd 2021, 7:00 AM 16,769 Views 6 Comments

Donal Fallon describes the impact the Dublin Corporation architect Herbert Simms had on Dublin city.

Friday 27 December, 2019

Bloody Sunday, ballot boxes and the death of Terence MacSweeney: Ireland's dramatic year of 1920
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# 1920

Bloody Sunday, ballot boxes and the death of Terence MacSweeney: Ireland's dramatic year of 1920

Dec 27th 2019, 1:26 PM 17,530 Views 12 Comments

1920 is a year that shaped the island of Ireland in ways we still see today, historian Donal Fallon writes.

Thursday 5 September, 2019

Parnell and Rees-Mogg: The ‘Uncrowned King of Ireland’ and the unworkable British parliament
# Opinion
# Opinion

Parnell and Rees-Mogg: The ‘Uncrowned King of Ireland’ and the unworkable British parliament

Sep 5th 2019, 7:00 AM 20,936 Views 8 Comments

Historian Donal Fallon writes about Charles Stewart Parnell, and how the Irish Parliamentary Party brought filibustering to Westminster.

Monday 21 January, 2019

Opinion: The Democratic Programme of the First Dáil was a radical socialist document
# History
# History

Opinion: The Democratic Programme of the First Dáil was a radical socialist document

Jan 21st 2019, 12:39 PM 11,230 Views 36 Comments

Far removed from the romantic vision of the Easter Proclamation, the programme outlined the material reality of what a new Ireland should stand for, writes Donal Fallon.

Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Column: Shane MacThomais was a tireless champion of those forgotten by our history books
# Tribute
# Tribute

Column: Shane MacThomais was a tireless champion of those forgotten by our history books

Mar 25th 2014, 8:00 AM 319 Views 16 Comments

Following the untimely passing of the Glasnevin Cemetery historian Shane MacThomais, his friend and fellow historian Donal Fallon remembers a man who was “beloved of Dubliners of all classes and professions”.