""But they were also guinea pigs for their reactions were being observed during the so-called Five Techniques that they were subjected to." My Father, who kept up on Ireland, told me about this many years ago when it was happening.
"I was lucky enough to read the Witness Statement of Father Aloysius, and the letters written from jail of several of the executed men, including Pearse and Casement. I took the course Irish History: 1912-1923, which gave access to Trinity's…"
"My father and his family, my family, are from County Mayo, outside of Westport. My Dad was born in 1902. He told stories of how many in our family died during the potato blight. I am surprised any survived. And, unfortunately, there were stories of…"