Churchill is quoted as saying ‘If ever I feel a bitter feeling rising in my heart about the Irish, the hands of heroes like Finucane seem to stretch out to soothe it away.’
The new and different Irish Coalition Government has presided over the first significant relaxation of lockdown, but it will be a considerable time before the Economy scrambles back to any semblance of normality.
The tumultuous life and times of Julia Brien.
In the Arms Crisis of 1970, questions abounded, of perjury and all other kinds of skullduggery.
This is the kind of book that makes you wonder why there is so much written about other leaders of newly independent Ireland and so little about Arthur Griffith.
Last month we had an account of Fr Bob Arthure’s cocooning with the good nuns at Glencairn Abbey where he has found a new interest, writing blogs. Here are some of his writings on St Carthage. ST CARTHAGE (MOCHUDA) OF LISMORE Traditional feast day: 14 May; Liturgical feast day (since Vatican II): 15 May …
the Irish have played a key role in the labour and trade union movement in Britain.
DNA testing brings together many generations later cousins descended from a Famine orphan Jane Feeney.
Two contemporary fictions reviewed, one about the ever popular Bram Stoker, and the other about the challenges facing millennials.
She wasn’t simply an obscure name on a family tree. Her name appeared in the archives, documents from which I could determine meaning.