History of Tuberculosis in Ireland. Memories of two Dublin women who had to stay in a TB hospital in 1940's and 50's. Tuberculosis sanatoriums in Ireland. Famous people who died from the disease.
Bridget Ennis and Bridget Butterly were the last women hanged in Kilmainham Jail in 1821 in Dublin Ireland.
Here are some of the stories of Irish women and young girls who were sent to Tasmania in Australia as punishment for small crimes. Women and children convicts were transported to Australia on the John Calvin ship in 1848.
Irish prisons in 1800s. Conditions for Women and Children prisoners in Grangegorman Female Prison in Dublin, Ireland.
Early Medieval Ireland (500-800 CE) was known as the Land of Saints and Scholars. This was because, once Christianity arrived in Ireland around 400 CE, it spread quickly. By the seventh century there were many monasteries and convents dotted across...
Sean McDermott was one of the leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising. This was a week long battle that took place in Dublin Ireland in order to free the Irish people from hundreds of years of British rule. Sean MacDermott was executed in Kilmainham Jail and buried at Arbour Hill.
Did the Roman Empire ever reach as far as Ireland? New archeological evidence suggests that the Roman Empire was larger than we thought.
Tucked away in the Dingle Peninsula of South West Ireland, Gleann na nGealt hides a mysterious secret. The spring waters are supposed to be able to heal the mad. Is there any truth to the folk tales?
The 1916 Easter Rising leader Edward Daly was an Irish soldier in Dublin Ireland. Irish history of the British troops and the North King Street Massacre.
The word 'whiskey' (or whisky) comes from the Gaelic uisce beatha, meaning water of life. This gives you an idea of the importance of whiskey to Irish culture. Whiskey (we spell it with an 'e' in Ireland!) was first invented by medieval Irish monks,...