Thursday, 30 April 2020
Kate McCarthy 1895-1971. Nurse in WW 1 & WW 2. In French Resistance in WW 2. . Held by Gestapo. A Cork nun's extraordinary life at war
A Cork nun's extraordinary life at war: LAST month, during a walking tour of Béthune in northern France, our guide recalled the work of a Cork woman, Kate McCarthy, who nursed wounded soldiers during both world wars. Her niece, Sr Breda McCarthy of the Loreto Convent in Bray, told me this extraordinary woman’s story.
Wednesday, 29 April 2020
Well done Gardai. Gardaí prevent Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters supporters from accessing High Court
Gardaí prevent Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters supporters from accessing High Court: The challenge by John Waters and Gemma O'Doherty is aimed at striking down laws introduced by the State arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Seems balanced from Ep 1 today. Virgin Cable Ch 913. Weds 10 episodes 11.30 AM to 12 noon STEVE WATERS’ MIRIAM AND YOUSSEF to air on BBC World Service — Micheline Steinberg Associates
Tuesday, 28 April 2020
Subscriber Only: The Ratline: The labyrinthine trail of a Nazi fugitive: Book review: Philippe Sands’s extensive research creates a fascinating, detailed, account of the life of Otto von Wächter
Subscriber Only: War for Eternity: philosophical roots of Steve Bannon’s populism: Benjamin R Teitelbaum offers engrossing insight into emergence of alt-right ideology
Monday, 27 April 2020
Saturday, 25 April 2020
NUI-Galway Graduate Dr Gordon Joyce 42 from Moycullen leads search for Covid-19 vaccine & predicts it will take 'a year or more'
Galway man involved in search for Covid-19 vaccine predicts it will take 'a year or more': Galway man Gordon Joyce, Chief of Structural Biology at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in Washington DC, is at the forefront of the work being done across the world to find a vaccine for coronavirus.
Friday, 24 April 2020
Thursday, 23 April 2020
Tuesday, 21 April 2020
Hurler and Jesuit WW 2 British Army Chaplain from 1941, Rev Michael Morrison 1908-1973 was a son of Co Sligo-born RIC Con James Morrison. : An icon in Listowel recalls the horrors of Belsen ...
Patrick Comerford: An icon in Listowel recalls the horrors of Belsen ...: The icon in Saint Mary’s Church, Listowel, Co Kerry, was presented to Father Michael Morrison in Bergen-Belsen (Photograph: Patrick Comerfo...
Saturday, 18 April 2020
Friday, 17 April 2020
Wednesday, 15 April 2020
Tuesday, 14 April 2020
Monday, 13 April 2020
DNA study: Why the Welsh might be the first true Brits: The English aren't English and the real Britons are the Welsh, says a fascinating new study into the DNA of different ethnic groups in Britain.
Sunday, 12 April 2020
Saturday, 11 April 2020
Friday, 10 April 2020
Wednesday, 8 April 2020
Tuesday, 7 April 2020
Monday, 6 April 2020
Sunday, 5 April 2020
Beechwood Church Ranelagh, Dublin 6. Built 1910-1914. Patrick Comerford: ‘O Lord, I love the house in which you dwell’: a v...
Patrick Comerford: ‘O Lord, I love the house in which you dwell’: a v...: The Church of the Holy Name on Beechwood Avenue in Ranelagh was designed by WH Byrne and built in 1910-1914 (Photograph: Patrick Comerford,...
Saturday, 4 April 2020
Wise BUT - especially as well all face the GLOBAL CVD-19 crisis - Govts - & our EU are not necessarily *irrelevant*, much less *pernicious*. Peter Marshall :: Philosopher, Historian, Biographer, Travel Writer & Poet :: Blog
Friday, 3 April 2020
Thursday, 2 April 2020
His Irish-born GF and his father both served in NYPD. NYPD’s top cop Terry Monahan on his Bronx Irish upbringing | IrishCentral.com
NYPD’s top cop on his Bronx Irish upbringing | IrishCentral.com: Terence Monahan is a life-long, intensely proud cop and, since last year, the highest ranking NYPD officer in uniform thanks to his promotion as chief of department. Monahan speaks about his career which started out on the mean streets of the Bronx, and what it takes to keep New York safe
Wednesday, 1 April 2020
Reports from the 83 Irish Coastal Look-out Posts were SECRETLY shared with UK in WW 2. Éire signs and the 'Emergency'
Éire signs and the 'Emergency': The recent hot weather saw a number of archaeological remains come to light across the country, but a gorse fire on Bray Head revealed a remnant of the more recent past: a World War Two vintage 'Éire' sign.