Roy Geary

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TK Whitaker  in 1975, when he was governor of the Central Bank. Photograph: Tommy Collins

When the secretary of the Department of Finance TK Whitaker sought to change the direction of the Irish economy in the late 1950s, he faced many chall(...)

A scene outside a workhouse in Ireland during the Famine. One million people died and more than one million emigrated. Photograph: Getty Images

The greatest calamity to hit Ireland was the famine of the late 1840s. One million people died, more than one million emigrated, and the population in(...)