The play powerfully captures in battle and at home the courage of Australian men and women.
What if there had been no Easter Rising?
Mannix and De Valera had swapped places; De Valera in his early years wanted to be a bishop, Mannix now aspired to the role of statesman
Mary and Catherine Cunningham, along with the other Workhouse girls from Mountbellew, did not deserve to be forgotten.
How much of Ned is in the coffin?
In many places, the border lines made little sense and did not reflect local economic and social geographies
Insistent talk of hard and soft borders in the North revived this readers’s interest in Spike Milligan’s lampoon, Puckoon(Penguin, 1963), Colm Tóibín’s Bad Blood: A Walk along the Irish Border(Vintage, 1987).
It is time the issue of the future of Northern Ireland to be squarely faced.
To create a dedicated global broadcast network that will, for the first time, connect, entertain, and inform the 70M Irish worldwide
The moral of this story is don’t trust a novelist masquerading as an an obstetrician.