Wild Atlantic Way: Notable Kerry People

The Wild Atlantic Way shouldn’t be viewed as just a scenic route alone but a portal into the history and heritage of the places it travels through. In this post, I examine the notable historical figures with connections to the Wild Atlantic Way in Kerry. I’ve limited it to five for brevity sake and the … Continue reading Wild Atlantic Way: Notable Kerry People

Atlas of the Great Irish Famine

2012 saw the publication of Atlas of the Great Irish Famine edited by John Crowley, William J Smyth and Mike Murphy. This colossal book is a compilation of maps, case studies, essays, photographs and other primary sources which aim to represent and understand the experiences and outcomes of the Irish population who survived, perished or … Continue reading Atlas of the Great Irish Famine