Kilkenny in Times of Revolution 1900 – 1923 is replete with anecdote and observation.
Oscar was the son of two immense personalities….
This talk gives a ‘grass-roots’ account of events in Co. Leitrim, a microcosm of what was happening throughout the Republic of Ireland in later years: “They didn’t like to talk about it”.
Nature of Event: Come and join us for a great seminar on this coming Tuesday, 18 September. Dr Craig D’Alton will be talking on the topic: ‘The D’Altons of Dublin: An Irish Regency Romance’ Catherine and John D’Alton were an Irish Catholic gentry couple, based in Dublin. John held a small estate in Westmeath, but worked as …
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 …
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
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.