Keane is particularly well qualified as the teller of the story of the War of Independence and the Civil War in Ireland. He worked for many years as a reporter in areas of war, had close family who were active, and spent five years as a reporter in Belfast reporting on the Troubles there for the BBC.
His greatest strength is indubitably his capacity to create a page turning narrative out of both the mundane and exotic.
Oscar was the son of two immense personalities….
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 …
We are aware that there are many people within our community who go beyond the call of duty, giving freely of their time and energy, to ensure that Irish culture continues to flourish.
This report details the range and depth of Government support for Irish communities and organisations around the world.
Barney’s personal abilities, charm, compassion and wit have impacted all of us who knew him
2018 marks 125 years of the Gaelic Revival since the founding of Conradh na Gaeilge, also known as The Gaelic League, in 1893. Bliain na Gaeilge 2018 is an international commemoration of this.
The Irish Exile and Freedom’s Advocate was a brief but potent manifestation in print in early colonial Australia of the fight for Irish freedom.
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…