These oral histories detail the ordinary activist – those from working-class backgrounds who, in contrast to the revolutionary élite, rarely recorded their thoughts in letters, diaries or memoirs.
Sometimes a series of events can be so unusual and improbable that factual information becomes stranger than fiction so that a bizarre story trumps one’s wildest imaginings. This applies in spades to the strange story of Joanne Hayes from Abbeydorney …
It is a highly dramatic memorial which takes the form of a secular ‘stations of the cross’, with little way-points for remembering as persons those murdered.
Was he the most important leader of contemporary Ireland?
This riveting documentary explores the life, work and sensual poetic imagination of Máire Mhac an tSaoi, one of Ireland’s greatest living poets.
Today! New Irish Films coming to Melbourne
Brendan Duddy was a Derry business man – a fish and chip shop owner – a Republican but also a passionate pacifist.
Comedy, drama, documentary and Irish history, we’ve got something for everyone.
Eoin Hahessy’s insightful, low-budget film, Michael, They’ve Shot Them, is to be shown on RTE 1
A man who strode the world stage as a courageous reforming anti-colonialist.