Tracing the path of the Great Hunger in Strokestown
Amii McKeever
Far more than a Famine Museum. There is a story in every corner of the Strokestown house, the grounds and the gardens, many sad, many tragic but beautifully and respectfully told.
17 May 2023 Features
Editorial: our historic and tragic past is unfortunately someone else’s present
Our history may be consigned to the past but the famine and the indentured lives of the Irish people are still within living memory. We should not lose sight of that.
15 February 2023 Features
The Irish land question part 2: beginning of the end for landlordism in Ireland
Having traced Irish land tenure systems up to the confiscations and plantations in part one, historian Dr Tony Mc Carthy now examines the history of land ownership from the eighteenth century