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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 …

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The Member From Mayo




Jane Stanford writes about John O’Connor Power one of Irish Nationalism’s less well-remembered characters but one who in the 1870s and 1880s …

Village of Dooagh, Achill c 1890

Paul Henry in Achill




Patricia Byrne looks at the links between artist Paul Henry, Achill, John Millington Synge, Jack Yeats and Sean O’Faolain. ‘The Bog Road’, …