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Annie Moore: A Journey of Faith and Courage

By Peter P Dobbing Life was never easy for the mostly agricultural peoples of Ireland and then in the nineteenth century came the potato famine...

Thom Moore leaves the stage on St Patrick’s Day

By Noel Coogan An outstanding contributor to Irish folk music was lost on St. Patrick’s Day, 2018 with the passing, following a long illness, of...

An Seanchas Cois Tine Fadó

le Séamas Reddiough Sna sean laethanta, is iomai oiche a chaithfheadh na daoine cois tine sa teaglach ag caint agus ag seanchas ar feadh an...

Theobald Wolfe Tone – The Great Patriot

By Anne Gallagher For the residents of Wolfe Tone Court, Edgeworthstown, it seems interesting and informative to look at the origins of the address. Of...

The Oul Ass and Cart – Nostalgia, Nostalgia

By Padhraic Faherty The ass and cart are relics of old Irish rural life. There is an occasional cart still to be seen, usually as...

The tragic story of the Sullivan brothers

By Mary O’London Recently, a World War II ship has been found, 76 years after going down with nearly 700 sailors on board, including five...

Remembering James Connolly on his Birthday

By Pauline Murphy This year marks the 150th birthday of trade union leader and 1916 martyr James Connolly. He was born at 107, Cowgate, Edinburgh,...

The Dublin Franciscan in Cuba

By John Scally The Irish Church has always sent priests and nuns to work as missionaries abroad. A Dublin Franciscan priest is about to begin...

Horatio Herbert Kitchener – Inventor of the concentration camp

By C. A. Tremayne On June 24, 1850, Horatio Herbert Kitchener the reluctant Irishman, was born in Ballylongford, which is near Listowel in County Kerry....

A history of ‘Dr. Johnston’s Motorcar’

By Pauline Murphy The Irish rebel song ‘Johnston’s Motorcar’ was written not long after the incident mentioned in the song happened in Donegal. The song...