The Irish Diaspora – Global Reviews

The Irish Diaspora – Global Reviews

I was utterly elated by the first review of ‘The Irish Diaspora’, from BBC History Magazine (April 2021), the UK’s biggest selling history magazine. ‘This fascinating assortment of case histories, spread across 1,400 years and six continents, is an impressive feat of...
Emmet Dalton – From the Somme to Hollywood

Emmet Dalton – From the Somme to Hollywood

The story of an American-born hero of the First World War who became one of the key figures in Michael Collins' Free State army during the Civil War before going on to co-found the Ardmore Movie Studios in Bray, County Wicklow. Unlimited access for €1 a month / €12 a...
Murder at Shandy Hall – The Coachford Posioning Case, 1887

Murder at Shandy Hall – The Coachford Posioning Case, 1887

The murder of Laura Cross of Shandy Hall was the talk of all Britain and Ireland when the story hit the press in the summer of 1887. Michael Sheridan's 2010 book reexamined the extraordinary circumstances which ultimately led to the execution of her husband, Dr....

Tracing Your Irish Ancestors, John Grenham

By Turtle Bunbury John Grenham has been pioneering genealogical research for, well, it’s getting close to a few generations at this stage. The fourth edition of his seminal book, ‘Tracing Your Irish Ancestors’ is the best yet. It’s the definitive book for anyone...