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Film Review: Jimmy’s Hall




Film: Jimmy’s Hall. Production Company: Sixteen Films and Element Productions. Director: Ken Loach Release date: 30th May 2014. Reviewer: Cathal Brennan Jimmy’s …

The RUC barracks at Lisnaskea - damaged by an IRA attack in December 1956.

The Election of Jack Murphy in 1957




Cathal Brennan looks at a rare, and fleeting, victory for an independent left-wing candidate in the conservative climate of 1950s Ireland. In 1957 Jack …