Detail from a Jacob Lawrence painting showing southern African-Americans at a railway station buying train tickets for Chicago, New York and St Louis. Some six million black southerners in the US had left the land of their birth and moved to the industrial north in search of a better life. Courtesy of the Museum of Modern Art, New York

The Trinity Long Room Hub Arts & Humanities Research Institute recently hosted a panel on “Migration and its Artistic Representation”. While this (...)

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall underneath a portrait of Daniel O’Connell with his living relatives as they are shown around Derrynane House. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

It had been threatening to rain all morning but the smudges of grey clouds began to clear over Bunavalla and the sun emerged, watery but welcome, just(...)

Actors Daniel Day-Lewis (left) and Sally Field with film director Steven Spielberg at the Irish premiere of Lincoln. Photograph: Eric Luke

Oscar-winning film director Steven Spielberg has expressed an interest in making a film about Daniel O’Connell after learning about him while researc(...)