LYNCH, Eliza Alicia (1834–86), mistress of Francisco Solano López (dictator of Paraguay, 1862–70), was born in Charleville, Co. Cork, the eldest of at least three children of John Lynch, a […]

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This special issue of History Ireland on Ireland and Latin America serves to highlight the interesting and diverse range of links between these two parts of the world. At the […]

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Born in Ballykelly, Co. Derry, in 1729, William Martin was remarkable for being the first Irish-born minister of the Reformed Presbyterian Church, which had been introduced by Scottish settlers in […]

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Joseph and Bridget Moore may not be household names but they were real people, Irish immigrants who lived in 1869 at 97 Orchard Street, in New York’s Lower East Side. […]

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‘As a 16-year-old in the summer of 1962 I was working in the bar of the Marine Hotel, Kilkee, Co. Clare, when who walked through the door but Che Guevara […]

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