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Achill Island

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 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 …