The Maamtrasna Murders provides a cultural history of the events and subsequent impact of the renowned Maamtrasna murders from the perspective of language change in late nineteenth-century Ireland. Uncovering archival materials not previously consulted, this work moves Maamtrasna's violation of human rights from a local to a global stage.
Along with the two former female Presidents of Ireland, all of the living female ministers who have sat at the cabinet table are interviewed here for the first time, collectively bringing together their voices to reveal the challenges and triumphs of getting to the top table of Irish political life.
Fairies are inextricably part of the British and Irish Isles and sightings go back at least as far as the time of Shakespeare. Digitisation of local historical records has suddenly opened up a treasure trove of new sightings and information, which is gathered for the first time in this book