Sam Maguire & Liam MacCarthy – For Whom the Cups are Named

Sam Maguire & Liam MacCarthy – For Whom the Cups are Named

London, 1909. ‘In the presence of God, I, Michael Collins, do solemnly swear that I will do my utmost to establish the independence of Ireland, and that I will bear true allegiance to the Supreme Council of the Irish Republican Brotherhood’. Amongst those...
The Morgan Family – Father Ted’s Forebears

The Morgan Family – Father Ted’s Forebears

  Anyone who listened to ‘Scrap Saturday’ or watched ‘Father Ted’ can appreciate the genius of Dermot Morgan. Before his abrupt and unexpected death aged 45 in 1998, he was one of the best-loved comedians in Ireland. But to understand what made Dermot Morgan...