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TREATY / CONRADH 100, now open!

One hundred years since the public vote on the Anglo-Irish Treaty The 16 June marks the centenary anniversary of the general election in which Irish voters had the opportunity to vote for candidates who supported or rejected the Anglo-Irish Treaty, which granted Dominion Status, similar to that of Canada and South Africa, to 26 of [...]

Richard Joyce’s Claddagh Ring

This Claddagh ring is thought to be the oldest in existence. It dates from c. 1700 and was made by renowned Galway goldsmith Richard Joyce. A remarkable but largely unproven story describes his capture by Barbary pirates and his subsequent slavery in North Africa. According to the story, while there he developed his trade until [...]


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