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Monica de Wichfeld: Chanel designer, gun-runner and rebel to the end. The Fermanagh woman gathered intelligence on the Nazis for Britain.
Barry Fitzgerald: the civil servant who became one of Ireland’s first Hollywood stars. ‘The Quiet Man’ actor Barry Fitzgerald described as ‘one of the greatest comedians who ever went on stage’.
GAA abroad: How Irish immigrants shared their sporting passions and skills. A by law was introduced in Quebec in 1845 banning hurling in narrow back lanes and alleyways of the city as it was considered too dangerous.
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