BY TONY CANAVAN Did Vikings bring leprosy to Ireland? In years past, little was known about how leprosy came to medieval Ireland, but thanks to research done by Queen’s University, […]

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BY AODHÁN CREALEY   MAY   11/1917 Belfast-born Dr David Walker (80), surgeon, naturalist and photographer on Captain F.L. McClintock’s expedition to the Arctic (1857–9) which discovered the remains of […]

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Exhibition, 9 May–30 August 2019, RIA, Dawson Street, Dublin. Amidst the catastrophic horrors of Ireland’s Great Famine of 1845–50 a few bright examples of selfless humanitarianism shine through. One of […]

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Exhibition, Linen Hall Library, Belfast, until 31 May 2019, www.makingthefuture.eu. For most of history, Anonymous was a woman’, wrote Virginia Woolf in an essay titled A room of one’s own. […]

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