Last November, at Johnstown Castle, Wexford, Minister of State, Avril Doyle TD officially launched ‘Friends of Comóradh ’98’ and their flagship project, the reconvention of the Wexford Senate in 1998. […]

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Currently in pre-production, Poorhouse is a half-hour drama set during the period of the Great Famine. The film is co-written and directed by Frank Stapelton and adapted from a story […]

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Efforts are under way in County Meath to have a new statue of StPatrick installed on the Hill of Tara. The original statue was removedlast year by the Office of […]

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The Third Irish Genealogical Congress will take place on 22-28September 1997 in St Patrick’s College, Maynooth. A number ofpresentations on the Famine are planned as part of the 150thanniversary. Another […]

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Tom Garvin (UCD) was ‘very uneasy about it’ while Brendan McGahon TDspoke of ‘lurid imaginings’. These comments were made in a Sunday Timesarticle rubbishing the as yet unreleased Neil Jordan […]

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