Fiona Lyons draws our attention to the endeavours, and controversies, of Thomas O'Neill Russell and the struggles of formalising the printing and teaching of Irish at home and abroad.
Continuing our series on methodologies of writing Irish diaspora histories, Olga Walker brings us a post about her creative-practice project on Irish female emigration to Britain during the mid-twentieth century.
Michael Bailey's post explores the ‘peripheries’ of Irish diaspora histories by looking at Irish experiences in the eighteenth-century Spanish Empire.
Patrick Mannion's new book has just been published and promises to shed new lights on the Irish in coastal eastern North America.
Alison Garden explores the ways that her own work, across contemporary literature and history, can shed light on the varied experiences within the Irish diaspora.
Maurice Casey utilises the autobiography of Mairin Mitchell to highlight the individual and overlooked stories of the radical left.