Isabella Tod

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Image courtesy of the National Print Museum

A few years ago, I had the privilege of meeting Eric Hobsbawm, the late eminent left-wing historian, and took the opportunity to ask him what he belie(...)

Micheline Sheehy Skeffington, granddaughter of leading Irish suffragette Hanna Sheehy Skeffington, re-enacts smashing the windows in Dublin Castle over 100 years ago. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

“History is just one damned thing after another,” said the historian Arnold Toynbee. Nonsense. History is lots of things happening at the same time, b(...)

The statue to the controversial J Marion Sims, the ‘father of gynaecology’, in Central Park in New York. Photograph: Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket/Getty Images

One of the success stories of Irish design and manufacturing has been in the area of medical devices, where postgraduate design courses have flourishe(...)