Brendan Duddy was a Derry business man – a fish and chip shop owner – a Republican but also a passionate pacifist.
That Sean Duffy, McKinty’s main character, is a Catholic means that his Northern Irish police superiors are unsure of him and that he is as much an outsider on the Gerry Adams side of his society as on the Ian Paisley side.
The Northern Irish film industry is thriving
A feisty recreation of Ireland’s ancient epic.
When I discovered that the family has been living at the same address since the mid-1700s I began the search for clues about who we were.
An election will be held on March 2 in Northern Ireland for the Northern Ireland Assembly
The fear of his first battle with the 1st Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers remained with Bill for the rest of his life. It was a bloody affair in which a victory of sorts was secured but at a high cost. Many of his Battalion were killed or captured.
The iconic image of of Bishop Edward Daly in Derry ‘negotiating’ a safe passage for Jackie Duddy, a victim of the Bloody Sunday massacre in Derry on the 30th January 1972, resurfaced in the media on the occasion of the death of the Bishop recently. The image was a stark reminder of just how much …
A RECOLLECTION by Danny Cusack Reproduced with permission from The Journal, the Australian Irish Heritage Association (WA) quarterly. In the summer of 1985, soon after my first move to Ireland, I attended the International Association for the Study of Anglo-Irish Literature (IASAIL) conference in Belfast. On the closing day a small man in his mid-60s came over …
For many in NI, the ‘open border’ is a tangible sign of the end of ‘The Troubles’.