Eoin at Christ Church, the older of Dublin’s two medieval cathedrals. Originally a wooden building, founded in 1030 by Christianized Vikings, it was rebuild in stone in the 1170s by Richard de Clare (better known as ‘Strongbow’), and again in the 1870s by a whiskey distiller, George Roe.
Eoin Walsh has an MA in Modern Irish History from University College Dublin, supervised by Professor Diarmaid Ferriter. He specialises in the Irish revolutionary period (1912-1923) and is the author of Kilkenny: In Times of Revolution, 1900-23. He has published history articles for various newspapers and magazines.