What if there had been no Easter Rising?
Magdalen Restorative Justice Ex-Gratia Scheme In 2013 the Government established an ex-gratia redress scheme for the benefit of women who were admitted to and worked in one of 12 ‘Magdalen’ institutions. The Government has now decided to apply the scheme to women who worked in the laundries in those 12 institutions but who were resident …
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
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).
Irish Australians varied enormously in their attitudes towards Indigneous Australians from friendship to violent dispossession.
The play powerfully captures in battle and at home the courage of Australian men and women.
Calls for Donations for a new play about WWI by Irish-Australian poet, Meg McNena.
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.
… So it is a book about division. But I think it is also one about integration …
The systematic provision of sewers in Dublin started around 1810. Watercourses and tributaries were incorporated into the sewerage system covering a complete network of approximately 1,300 miles…