Alan Shepard

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The Mercury Seven – Scott Carpenter, Gordon Cooper, John Glenn, Gus Grissom, Wally Schirra, Alan Shepard and Deke Slayton – in Tom Jennings’s The Real Right Stuff

In 1972, Rolling Stone publisher Jann Wenner dispatched New Journalism superstar Tom Wolfe to cover Apollo 17, Nasa’s last manned mission to the moon.(...)

Pulitzer Prize-winning American Poet Laureate Robert Frost: Derry was where Frost wrote much of his early work

Like me, you may have been labouring under the misapprehension that potatoes were first introduced to Ireland from North America, and that Walter Rale(...)