The bursary—in memory of Cathal Óg Mac Maghnusa (l439-98), cleric,political leader and, above all, compiler of the Annals of Ulster—isintended to promote further study and research into the cultural andintellectual […]

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In 1761 the merchants of Dublin formed themselves into a society for the purpose of ‘the defence of trade against any illegal imposition and the solicitation of such laws as […]

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At the end of May 2000 the Jeanie Johnston, a full size sailing replica of the famous Irish emigrant ship, sets sail from Fenit, County Kerry. It took two and […]

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Seven Ages was one of the most ambitious television history projects ever undertaken in Ireland—ambitious not just in terms of its length, but also in its subject matter. The series […]

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HM:    Is it true that you are descended from Revd. George Walker of Siege of Derry fame? BW:    I am a co-lateral descendant—descended from a brother of his. My family […]

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