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...
Sir Hugh Lane (1875-1915)

Sir Hugh Lane (1875-1915)

When the Lusitania was torpedoed in World War One, it spelled the end for one of the most intriguing figures in modern Irish history and his dream to build a modern art gallery that spanned the River Liffey in Dublin City. In the art world, Hugh Lane’s opinion was...
Violet Jessop – ‘The Luckiest Woman Afloat’

Violet Jessop – ‘The Luckiest Woman Afloat’

Born in Argentina in 1887, to Irish parents, Violet survived three major maritime disasters while serving on board the White Star liners Titanic, Olympic and Britannic - a record that ensured Violet’s status as the most famous of Titanic’s eighteen stewardess....