As plans are being finalised to commemorate the 40th anniversary Fastnet Race disaster, one of the competitors in the race has spoken about how he thought he was going to die in the storm, which claimed the life of 19 yachtsmen.
The organisers of a special commemoration for an Irishman acknowledged as being the first person to record a sighting of Antarctica are hoping that a replica of the ship he was on at the time will visit his native Co Cork.
Next Tuesday marks the origins of an American conspiracy to depict Éamon de Valera and his government as morally indifferent to the outcome of the Second World War. Historian and authorargues that false claims about neutrality have produced possibly the greatest distortion of Irish history since independence.
What do the inventors of the submarine and the ejector seat, the surgeon who carried out the world’s first C-section and the first All-Black rugby captain have in common? They’re all Irish. With the help of the Epic — the Irish Emigration Centre — we profile 20 of our most famous
Ireland was officially neutral in the Second World War but, 75 years ago today, German bombers brought the blitz to Dublin.asks if it was error or conspiracy, and shows how the incident shines a light on our young nation’s complex relationships with the Allied and Axis powers