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Cursing Stones, the mysterious altar for revenge in Ireland

Cursing stones have been used to exact revenge throughout Ireland for centuries. CHRIS RUSH takes a closer look.

Murder and Martyrdom, 7 Saints and Sinners of Ireland

ANN MASSEY O'REGAN celebrates St Patrick's Day by selecting seven of the best and worst historical figures Ireland has to offer

Grace O'Malley, the Pirate Queen of Ireland

ANN MASSEY O’REGAN explains why being Ireland’s most feared and successful pirate was not a job for the faint hearted – or a man

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England’s 5 Most Lethal Hangmen

Hangmen dished out the ultimate punishment for centuries in England, CHRISTINE MILLER profiles that most prolific