The Ulster Historical Foundation published eight new titles in 2011 on a very wide range of subjects—everything from George Sigerson (George Sigerson: poet, patriot, scientist and scholar by Ken McGilloway, […]

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Coal has been mined in Ireland for centuries and was extracted from the Arigna mountain from the seventeenth century until recently. This could have been a lost heritage had it […]

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‘They never drank water but whiskey by pints And the shanty towns rang with their songs and their fights . . .’It is perhaps unsurprising that the opening minutes of […]

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The boundary between serious and popular theatre is sometimes hard to define, especially in the case of a playwright like John B. Keane, whose work straddles the boundaries between the […]

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The sandstone peaks of the Skelligs loom out of the Atlantic seven miles off the coast of south-west Kerry, of which they are a geological extension—an almost ironic connection, given […]

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