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Kathleen Lonsdale in the DIB

Friday, 3 July 2020

Dictionary of Irish Biography entry for Kathleen Lonsdale (1903–71), X-ray crystallographer and pacifist by Enda Leaney and Linde Lunney.

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Centenary of the Connaught Rangers Mutiny, 1920

Sunday, 28 June 2020

To mark the centenary of the 1920 Connaught Rangers Mutiny, John Gibney of DIFP and Kate O'Malley of DIB appear on the latest History Ireland podcast

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DIB Rogues: Peter Gulston (Scott), cat burglar

Thursday, 25 June 2020

The DIB has curated a selection of its most notorious rogues – pirates, blackmailers, thieves and murderers – for your delectation. Described as ‘...

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DIB Rogues: Margaret Caroline Rudd, forger

Monday, 22 June 2020

The DIB has curated a selection of its most notorious rogues – pirates, blackmailers, thieves and murderers – for your delectation.  Our next...

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DIB Rogues: James Maclaine, highwayman

Monday, 15 June 2020

The DIB has curated a selection of its most notorious rogues – pirates, blackmailers, thieves and murderers – for your delectation. Working with...

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DIB Rogues: William Burke, murderer

Monday, 15 June 2020

The DIB has curated a selection of its most notorious rogues – pirates, blackmailers, thieves and murderers – for your delectation.  Next in our...

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DIB Rogues: Chicago May, blackmailer

Wednesday, 10 June 2020

The DIB has curated a selection of its most notorious rogues – pirates, blackmailers, thieves and murderers – for your delectation. Next up is ...

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DIB Rogues: Anne Bonney, pirate

Monday, 8 June 2020

The DIB has curated a selection of its most notorious rogues – pirates, blackmailers, thieves and murderers – for your delectation. We start with Anne Bonney, perhaps...

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Favourite DIB lives: Michael Dillon, trans man, doctor, Buddhist monk, writer

Sunday, 17 May 2020

Selected by the DIB's Liz Evers, Michael Dillon is a remarkable figure whose brave quest for self understanding and freedom led him to transition from female to male, West to East, Christianity to Buddhism. Dillon'...

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Favourite DIB lives: Asenath Nicholson, American philanthropist

Friday, 15 May 2020

Selected by Bláithín Ní Chatháin of the Atlantic Philanthropies Archive Project of the Digital Repository of Ireland,* American philanthropist Asenath Nicholson came to Ireland during the famine years to support...

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