JMcC:    Tell us about your background. ED:    I was born in Dundalk in 1947. My father worked as a boilermaker for Great Northern Railways. When the railway works closed down […]

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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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The history of private libraries in Ireland in the twentieth century tends to be a sad chronicle of loss and destruction; either by fires in turbulent times or, the auctioneer’s […]

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This story belongs to the Belfast of fifty years ago. It is an exemplary tale which illuminates the bitterness and violence that has been Ulster’s fate since 1969. The topography […]

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  The annual three-day Spring Festival meeting at Punchestown is a major event in the Irish racing calendar, while the venue itself is considered to be one of the world’s […]

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