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Gerry Adams and Martin McGuinness in 1987.

Martin McGuinness 1950-2017




By John Dorney Martin McGuinness always cut a striking figure. From a youthful, blonde shaggy haired Provisional IRA commander in Derry in …

An image of the 'battle of Tallaght' in 1867.

The Fenians: An Overview




On the 150th anniversary of the Fenian Rebellion of 1867, John Dorney gives an overview of the Fenian movement. The word ‘Fenian’ …

Shane Kenna. (Photo Courtesy of the National Graves Association).

Dr Shane Kenna, a tribute.




By John Dorney It was with the deepest regret that I learned on Tuesday February 28 of the death of our good …