... ALL OTHER SCRIPTS MUST BE PLACED BELOW
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....

The Castrato & His Wife, by Helen Berry (OUP, 2011)

THE IRISH DAILY MAIL (OCTOBER 2011) By Turtle Bunbury Cork City, August 1766. The Italian opera singer awoke with a start to find his 15-year-old Irish wife sitting upright in their bed, ashen-faced and trembling in her nightgown. She had been the first to hear them...
Desmond Leslie (1921-2001) – An Irish Gentleman

Desmond Leslie (1921-2001) – An Irish Gentleman

The man who punched Bernard Levin live on TV, in front of 11 million viewers, was also a brilliant Spitfire pilot during the Second World War. As well as his first marriage to the stage actress Agnes Bernelle, Desmond Leslie made his mark as a scriptwriter, music...