Peter O’Connor’s silver medal has largely been forgotten, but his 1906 triumph represented the Olympic games at its best. O’Connor won silver in the long jump event, and he was widely expected […]
Lola Montez, who was born as Eliza Gilbert, ran away from Ireland and reinvented herself as Spanish dancer of royal origin. This is her remarkable story.
I feel alone and abandoned because a sense of Irish culture is absent from Madrid.
Then we raised a glass to JFK and a thousand more besides When I got back to my empty room I suppose I must have cried