Strange Tales from Croke Park

Strange Tales from Croke Park

Looking at the American Invasion Tour’ of 1888, the Tailteann Games of 1924-32 and the Thunder and Lightning Final of 1939. Unlimited access for €1 a month / €12 a year...
Violet Gibson – The Irish Aristocrat Who Shot Mussolini

Violet Gibson – The Irish Aristocrat Who Shot Mussolini

On 20 October 2022, a plaque commemorating the Hon. Violet Gibson was unveiled at 12 Merrion Square, her childhood home, by Caroline Conroy, the Lord Mayor of Dublin. Violet is the subject of the excellent Barrie Dowdall / Siobhan Lynam docudrama, ‘The Irish Woman Who...
Grafton Street, Dublin City

Grafton Street, Dublin City

Grafton Street started life as a small, medieval cattle track that wound alongside the east bank of the Stein, the river that now flows underground between St Stephen’s Green and Trinity College. In 1671 this route was deemed ‘so foule and out of repaire that persons...
Wicklow Street, Dublin

Wicklow Street, Dublin

For over five hundred years, Wicklow Street was part of a much longer thoroughfare known as Exchequer Street, named for the Exchequer built by the Anglo-Normans in the late twelfth century. Unlimited access for €1 a month / €12 a year...