Illustration: Dearbhla Kelly

On a tour of Ireland, one might easily ask: where are the women? There are statues to a few (we counted just five), a smattering of commemorative plaq(...)

Henry Joy McCracken: born 250 years ago today in Belfast

Leaving his revolutionary fame aside a moment, Henry Joy McCracken had one of the great Irish names. The “Joy” part came from his mother Ann, who was (...)