Travel: exploring Virginia and Maryland
From hunting to history, Virginia and Maryland have much to offer the Irish visitor, writes Liam Clancy
27 April 2022 Features
Backchat: Burren Girl comes home
Burren Girl documentary to receive its Irish premiere in Doolin next week
13 April 2022 Show jumping
The War Horses
Michael Slavin reflects upon the consequence of war on horses and ponies through history.
No easy ride
In advance of the Fairyhouse Easter racing festival, two days after the retired jockey achieved a second perfect score on Dancing with the Stars, Amii McKeever met with Nina Carberry.
30 March 2022 Features
Tales from the Parish: the famine orphans of Quebec
Janine Kennedy recalls how, growing up in Canada, the history she was taught was often not in line with the reality of the times – especially regarding the case of Québec’s famine orphans.
15 March 2022 Features
Ireland shares a sad tradition of being forced to flee our country
As a people, we can relate to being forced to leave our country, on the feast day of one of Ireland early refugees, St Patrick, we sadly welcome those who do not wish to come.
15 March 2022 Amii
The Constitution centenary
Room 112 of the Shelbourne Hotel, now known as the Constitution Room holds a unique place in history. It was in this room 100 years ago that the Constitution of the Irish Free State was formed, writes
15 March 2022 Features
Tales from the Parish: the 12th Lancers of Dungarvan
Janine Kennedy speaks with historian and author of the website Irish Garrison Towns, Dr Aoife Bhreatnach, about an 1866 election day in Dungarvan which went very, very wrong.
23 February 2022 Features
Endearing Engines: the Mini Minor
Never underestimate the power and potential of a small car, just as Pat McCarrick learned with his first car, a Mini Minor.
19 January 2022 Features
Tales from the Parish: Lady Tully’s strife
Historian Dr Damien Duffy shares a portion of the story of Elizabeth Butler, daughter of the Earl of Ormond, and her struggles after her husband’s premature death.
15 December 2021 Features
Thursday night sessions at the unique pub that is Jim of the Mills
You'll find music, yarn-spinning, community and song at Jim of the Mills; one of Ireland's most unique pubs (and if you fancy a cup of tea, just pop into the kitchen). Janine Kennedy writes
15 December 2021 Features
Recognition of history is important as is recognition of current happenings
The recognition provided by winning NewsBrands Newspaper Magazine of the Year 2021 means a lot to our team and encourages us to continue to tell the stories of rural Ireland.
8 December 2021 Amii