Alan Parker’s film version of Frank McCourt’s childhood memoir of his poverty-stricken upbringing in Limerick in the 1930s and ‘40s seems destined to bring Angela’s Ashes to an even wider […]

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VC:    Did your background contribute to your interest in history? MPM:    Yes. My father had a deep interest in the history of Ireland and my family had been involved in […]

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For many years I have had an interest in my father’s large collection of papers. After his retirement from politics in 1961, Prof. Kevin B. Nowlan and I assisted him […]

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Julius Pokorny was a German Celtic scholar who supported Irish nationalism and the Gaelic League. He corresponded with Douglas Hyde, met Éamon de Valera and is mentioned by name in […]

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Early in the twentieth century Sir Hugh Lane indicated that Ireland needed a school of painters prepared to commit themselves to the expression of Irish art, in order to convey […]

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