MÓH: What stimulated your interest in history? PJ: One was an inspirational history teacher, Mr ‘Dan’ Dare of Dame Alice Owen’s school in Islington. The other was my family, amongst […]

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TC: Perhaps we can begin by asking you to tell us something about your background. PW: I was born in Askeaton, Co. Limerick, 56 years ago. In 1966 I got […]

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JS: Tell us about your background. DM: My father was a civil engineer, and I grew up in the Deep South because my father’s work took him there during World […]

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MC: Tell me about your family connections with Ireland. PM: My mother’s family are Roches from County Cork, who have lived there since the middle of the thirteenth century. They […]

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PF: To what extent was a sense of Irish ethnicity a factor drawing you towards an academic interest in Irish Studies and particularly Irish migration? KM: Only in retrospect. Being […]

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