The Irish Diaspora – Reviews

The Irish Diaspora – Reviews

General Reviews     I was utterly elated by the very first review I received for ‘The Irish Diaspora’ by Sean Connolly, published in the April 2021 edition of BBC History Magazine, the UK’s biggest selling history magazine. This is an extract: ‘An impeccably...
Nurse Colhoun & The Bombing of Vertekop, 1917

Nurse Colhoun & The Bombing of Vertekop, 1917

It was not the first time the German bombers had struck. The previous summer, when the nurses first arrived at Vertekop, there had been three air raids. This was one was so much worse. Seventeen bombs fell on the Red Cross hospital that morning. When the dust settled,...
Falkland of the Islands

Falkland of the Islands

Musings upon the Monaghan and Tyrone connections to Viscount Falkland and the islands that bear his name. Become a member of Turtle’s History Library to access all areas, €12/year...
John Abbott (1931-2017) – Farmer – Carrigallen, County Leitrim

John Abbott (1931-2017) – Farmer – Carrigallen, County Leitrim

‘The Troubles?’ smiles John. ‘Jesus, there’d be n’er a word of them until there was an election and then, sitting by the fireside at night, you’d hear the whole lot!’ Become a member of Turtle’s History Library to access all areas, €12/year...