Featured Blog Posts – September 2015 Archive (26)

'Diaspora': Forsaken Hearths Evoke Those Who Have Gone

photo by Eoin Mac Lochlainn of a cottage in Donegal

What would you expect to see inside this old overgrown cottage on the side of the road in Donegal? Would you just pass by or would you try and get in to have a look?  Well, I was passing this cottage every day a few years ago until eventually, my curiosity got the better of me.

It wasn’t that difficult to enter, despite the tangle of brambles…

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Added by Eoin Mac Lochlainn on September 9, 2015 at 9:00am — 9 Comments


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Underwater Life Off Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

The Wild Atlantic Way waters are alive with all kinds of marine creatures ... with their own interesting stories to tell.…

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Added by Wild Atlantic Way on September 9, 2015 at 5:00am — 2 Comments

Setting the Scene for 'High Crimes'

The past, present and future happily coexist on my workplace doorstep. I’d written about the past in four books, but it was the future that caught my eye one day in the form of a crane, standing stark against a grey Dublin sky.

I work in a newspaper in the city centre, on Talbot Street. During my lunch break, I would leave the office and walk past the…

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Added by David Lawlor on September 7, 2015 at 7:30pm — 4 Comments

Elizabeth Conway of 'The Last Fenian' -- Comedic Actress In a Tragic Role

With her luxurious platinum locks, enormous honey-colored eyes and a petulant mouth, Elizabeth Conway (pictured) has the appeal of a pedigreed Persian cat in heat. By looking at her head shot, one would surmise that this girl, both aristocratic and…

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Added by M.J. Neary on September 3, 2015 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment


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'Just Pure Drama' -- Islands of the Wild Atlantic Way

Among the many islands that scatter the coastline of Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way, you'll find traditions and cultures proudly being kept alive. Explore just some of these incredible stories!…

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Added by Wild Atlantic Way on September 2, 2015 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

'Hell Town': 'Whites' Battle Over Irish Orphans in Arizona

I was just reading through some articles on another site regarding the dark history of the Orphan Trains and their arrival in Arizona. In doing further research, I came across this amazing article written by Margaret Regan.



Here is the article in its entirety, reproduced here with her kind permission. It…

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Added by Bit Devine on September 1, 2015 at 11:00am — 9 Comments

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