By Frank O’Shea The word ‘amnesia’ was heard several times at the Famine round table in the Williamstown Town Hall on October 28. It was used to describe the way that Ireland seemed to have forgotten about the Great Famine of 1845-51 until it was brought to public discourse following the publication of Cecil Woodham-Smith’s …
For the first time in its history the Irish Studies in Australia and New Zealand (ISAANZ) conference began with an Irish language day
The most disconcerting aspect of Milkman is that it sits so easily in the definition of Northern Ireland as an inevitably enduring site of sectarianism.
An astounding number of voluntary charitable institutions sprang up in Dublin in the early eighteenth century.
The Economic strengths of small states are better focussed upon than their deficits, argues Stephen Kisella.
An invitation to an event in Penrith (New South Wales).
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
In many places, the border lines made little sense and did not reflect local economic and social geographies
Meleady makes very clear that he does not accept much of the previous scholarly and political consensus concerning Redmond’s alleged personal and political shortcomings.