The artist Hossein Valamanesh always insisted the monument was not just about the Great Irish Famine but about all famine. For me, this is what makes it a great monument.
DNA testing brings together many generations later cousins descended from a Famine orphan Jane Feeney.
Much has been written about the decline of the Irish language in the last 400 years…In this short piece, I’ll argue that Irish English is also under threat.
She wasn’t simply an obscure name on a family tree. Her name appeared in the archives, documents from which I could determine meaning.
A new film about an Irishwoman who attempted to assassinate Mussolini.
Jaki McCarrick talks about the writing, at ‘white heat’, of her play, ‘Belfast Girls’.
The student experience in UNSW, Sydney was markedly different from that of Trinity.
An attempt to piece together the history of the elusive Famine Orphan, Bridget Gallagher of Donegal.
Anyone who has dabbled in researching Famine Orphan girls will recognise the vast amount of work and skill involved in this collection of histories.
Economic Impact of Brexit on the UK and Ireland by Brian M. Deane Introduction The result of the referendum in 2016 indicated that the British people decided, 52 to 48 percent, to leave the European Union (EU). However, the economic consequences of leaving were, not at that time or since, made clear. Indeed, one …