BrigidFest speaker, the Hon. Gabrielle Williams, provided much graphic evidence of women’s involvement in the IRA, and in particular their roles as prisoners, and wives, lovers and mothers, and in the no-wash protests and hunger strikes in Armagh Women’s Prison.
For some years, he was in dispute with his bishop and had to say Mass in his own house. A true peacemaker.
John Hume consistently articulated the view that the differences of race, religion or nationality which led to hatred and conflict are accidents of birth which should be respected and celebrated as the essence of humanity.
In the Arms Crisis of 1970, questions abounded, of perjury and all other kinds of skullduggery.
Willie Carlin was an ex-British soldier who worked for Sinn Fein
Porridge, RTE, the Travellers …
What if there had been no Easter Rising?
In many places, the border lines made little sense and did not reflect local economic and social geographies
It is time the issue of the future of Northern Ireland to be squarely faced.
Ironically one issue the DUP, the former party of Ian Paisley, will seek to explore is a more open border with the Irish Republic