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.
The story of women and children who were locked up in Irish prisons in the 1800s. Conditions for Women and Children prisoners in Grangegorman Female Prison in Dublin, Ireland.
Grangegorman Female Penitentiary also The Richmond Penitentiary was an Irish Prison in Dublin Ireland. Stories of some of the women and children who were imprisoned in one jail in Ireland.
The 1916 Easter Rising with Patrick Pearse and William Pearse. Brothers who were executed in Kilmainham Jail, 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. These women and children convicts were transported to Australia on the John Calvin ship in 1848.
Tom Clarke was a leader in the Easter Rising of 1916 and was shot by firing squad at Kilmainham Jail. His wife Kathleen Clarke was also sent to prison.
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.
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...
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,...
Joseph Plunkett was an Irish soldier during the Rising. He marries Grace Gifford in Jail in Dublin Ireland hours before he is executed. Joseph Plunkett was one of the leaders of the Easter Rising in 1916. They fought for Irish freedom from British rule.