Seán Bailey. Photograph: John Knutson

Mary McEvoy Bailey emigrated to the US in 1886 with her young son, my grandfather Joseph, in tow. The sudden paralysis and later death of her husband (...)

Acclaimed playwright MJ Molloy, a native of Milltown, Co Galway

The centenary of the birth of playwright MJ Molloy, once described as “the greatest master of Irish folk thea(...)