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Tom Cruise’s Irish Ancestry

Tom Cruise’s Irish Ancestry

Tom Cruise’s real name is Thomas Cruise Mapother IV. And he’s got so much Irish in him that he was awarded a Certificate of Irish Ancestry in 2013. Unlimited access for €1 a month / €12 a year...
Benjamin Benson – A Bermudan Evangelical in Ireland

Benjamin Benson – A Bermudan Evangelical in Ireland

1847 saw the publication of ‘A Narrative of the life of Benjamin Benson, in which Mr Benson, a former slave, abolitionist, evangelist and anti-alcohol speaker exposed the horrors of slavery in Bemuda. Born into slavery in St George’s, Bermuda, in 1818, Benjamin...
Kevin McClory (1924-2006) – James Bond’s Mentor

Kevin McClory (1924-2006) – James Bond’s Mentor

The flamboyant Hollywood producer Kevin McClory (1924-2006) grew up in Dublin. He is credited with converting James Bond’s character into the dashing, charismatic star of 27 hit films. In 1983 he co-produced ‘Never Say Never Again’, in which Sean Connery reprised his...
Elephants at Dublin Zoo

Elephants at Dublin Zoo

Jim Kenny, father of the broadcaster Pat Kenny, was senior zookeeper at Dublin Zoo for many years before his death in 1976. As Pat recalled: “It was a tough job in those days but he loved it immensely. He loved to talk to people about the animals and he was very...
When College Green was Green

When College Green was Green

This handsome painting of the Irish capital’s College Green dates to circa 1753 and is the work of Dublin-born Joseph Tudor, the principal landscape painter of his day, who actually lived – and died – on Dame Street. He was employed by Dr....