“The absence of appropriate sexual education left women unequipped for the vagaries of reproduction” - Rhona Mahony. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

As the shots fired and almost 500 people died, babies continued to be born during the Rebellion of Easter 1916. This generation of babies would see th(...)

Tuberculosis was once a scourge in Ireland and I’m old enough to remember the sanatoria that dotted the country for convalescing TB patients. T(...)