A Potted History of Ireland (as of June 2020)

A Potted History of Ireland (as of June 2020)

21st century Ireland is a land that astonishes in many ways. A generation ago, few could have foreseen that this island would become one of the more prosperous and liberal nations in Europe? Ireland’s history has been nothing but eventful. Across the country, the...
Alcock & Brown’s Trans-Atlantic Crossing of 1919

Alcock & Brown’s Trans-Atlantic Crossing of 1919

In 1919, one of the most magnificent events in history occurred when Captain Alcock and Lieutenant Brown crash-landed into a Connemara bog. The duo had just flown 1,880 miles from Newfoundland. Not only was it the longest distance yet flown by man but it was also the...

Overview: Heroes and Villains

OVERVIEW: HEROES AND VILLAINS When it comes to countries with a history of colourful characters, it’s hard to beat Ireland. The influence of the Irish race on mankind has been a phenomenon since the first cassock-clad monks headed off to spread the Gospel in the dark...