Porridge, RTE, the Travellers …
Brexit creeps closer Comment by Sean Farrell ‘When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight it concentrates his mind wonderfully.’ The Brexit Endgame is approaching, with prospects all round ranging from unpalatable to disastrous so Dr Johnson’s remark seems appropriate, certainly in Ireland’s case. Boris Johnson (no relation of Dr Samuel) …
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.
As a border child from the counties of Tyrone and Derry, I have seen the hard border, that no one wants again. I remember the salmon smuggling, the customs officers on both sides
How different emigration is in the second decade of the 21st century
St Patrick Visitor Centre a site of knowledge and community engagement One of the more interesting things about St Patrick is his capacity to be many things to many people. Perhaps it’s not surprising then that a centre dedicated to him – the St Patrick Visitor Centre in Downpatrick, Northern Ireland – has been able …
… he tells a great story and knows how to keep his readers interested.
For researchers, a new archive of the Troubles in Northern Ireland….
It is not just landscape and history and personal objects and events that shape us, but also the more casual and systematic reading we do ….
Over the years the Library has become the repository for a vast amount of material relating to the subject and the subsequent Peace Process