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 […]
Over the course of 2019, we wrote a book. This mixture of history and politics is about fake news and rumours that have changed the world. If the by-line and the main […]
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.
An Irishman and a Spanish man, in very different yet comparable circumstances, both invented something revolutionary. This is the story of the Irishman and Spaniard who invented the submarine.