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Achill Island

Eliza Nangle and daughters, Francesand Henrietta watercolour early 1830s. Courtesy of the Nangle Family

Women and the Achill Mission Colony

 Protestant women missionaries on Achill island in the 19th century. By Patricia Byrne. (A version of this article was presented at the Heinrich …

The bothy where the migrant workers died.

The Kirkintilloch Tragedy, 1937

Seventy-five years ago this month one of the biggest peace-time tragedies befell the Irish state when ten young migrant workers from Achill …