Once-Banned Irish Dance Style Is Back
As the Gaelic revival swept across Ireland in the late 1800s, the once huge variety of Irish dances dwindled. But in the wild countryside of the south-west, Munnix survived – and when the pandemic arrived, this unusual dance gained a surprising new lease of life.
The Lasting Pain of Ireland’s Partition
This year marks the centenary of one of those malicious acts of history: the partition of Ireland, the establishment of a sectarian statelet in the northeast of the island, and the beginning of a whole new set of injustices that have fueled successive outbursts of civil strife.
How a Nearly Forgotten Man from Derry Forged Peace in Ireland
John Hume, whose legacy was nearly lost after he succumbed to dementia, realized that in order to improve conditions in his hometown, he would have to change the world