In his painting Departure, Pádraic Reany depicts an apocalyptic human procession trudging across a blighted and bloodied potato field, the emaciated dead lying beneath the feet of the mourners, the […]

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Ireland has yet to come to terms with its Civil War, fought over the bitterly divisive Treaty signed in December 1921, resulting in up to 1,000 fatalities and the subject […]

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The Great Famine of the 1840s has recently returned to the public eye, with the publication of new histories by Tim Pat Coogan, Enda Delaney and John Kelly, along with […]

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No film has dominated the Irish film landscape as much as John Ford’s The Quiet Man, which celebrated the 60th anniversary of its release last year. The worldwide success of […]

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Across 1 George Coppinger ———, Irish architect noted for his work on churches and cathedrals (6). 5 Sixth-century British cleric and author of De Excidio et Conquestu Britanniae (6). 10 […]

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