This enormous tome is Jane Ohlmeyer’s second book and has its origins in her first: a biography of Randall MacDonnell (1609–83), 1st marquis of Antrim. His eye-catching career prompted Ohlmeyer […]

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Bookworm is looking forward to Christmas, and a number of series from Irish publishers present a few ideas for stocking-fillers. First up is UCD Press. The latest in their ‘Classics […]

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The new visitor centre at the Giant’s Causeway is an impressive but not a domineering building. Only the front is fully visible, while another side tapers off into the hillside, […]

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The Ulster Covenant was written and presented by William Crawley and was broadcast the evening before the centenary of ‘Ulster Day’, 28 September 1912, the day on which 237,368 Protestant […]

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To say that Shamrock Rovers have had a disappointing season in 2012 would be an understatement. Having made Irish football history in 2011 by becoming our first club to reach […]

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