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.
… a site for community engagement across the Catholic-Protestant divide.
The Life and High Times of Oliver St John Gogarty – the Real Buck Mulligan
O’Brien’s new book demonstrates how an industrial project to harness electricity from the Shannon became an opportunity to market it as an epochal monument of modernism in the new Free State.
What is so refreshing about this narrative of the Easter Rising is its clear-eyed honesty about how ill-prepared the insurgents were to take on the British.
A 10-day cultural festival which will be celebrating the Irish culture and influence on Australia
Mannix made the expected speech getting straight up the noses of loyal Australia by calling Kiernan the representative of the whole of Ireland.
J.M.Synge and Travel Writing will send its readers back to the work being discussed with renewed interest.
It is difficult to write about it – or, indeed, read about it – without anger,
The records of the Chief Secretary of Ireland’s Office constitute one of the most valuable collections of original source material for research into Ireland in the nineteenth and early twentieth century.