The Irish World Wide and Patrick O’Sullivan

If you are a scholar of the Irish diaspora, you will probably be familiar with the work and edited collections of Patrick O'Sullivan. What you may not be aware of is that Patrick, currently Visiting Professor of Irish Diaspora Studies at London Metropolitan University, has made much of his work freely available online! Patrick O'Sullivan's... Continue Reading →

Mayo’s Thomas Larkin: One of the early telephone pioneers of America.

Michael Larkin provides a glimpse into his book 'Making the Right Connections' which explores the life of Thomas Larkin. Larkin was one of many Irish migrants who made their way to the United States at the end of the nineteenth century. There he worked for the Bell Telephone Company and became one of the Telephone Pioneers of America, before returning to Ireland in the 1930s.

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