Thomas Bryan

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From Ken Loach’s Jimmy’s Hall (2014), a film based on the true story of Jimmy Gralton, the only man ever deported from Ireland.

In 1943 the Minister of Pensions received a letter from a German prisoner of war camp franked with a swastika. The letter was from William Coman, a (...)

An ginearál Mícheál Ó Coileáin. Grianghraf: An Chartlann Mhíleata

Ar 21 Eanáir, 1919, tionóladh an chéad Dáil Éireann i mBaile Átha Cliath. Ní raibh na teachtaí ar fad i láthair: bhí an chuid ba mhó d’ionadaithe tofa(...)

Boy George appears in ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’  Photograph: Stephen Perry

The famous faces exploring their roots in Who Do You Think You Are? aren’t just tracing their family history, they’re trying to understand their own d(...)

Boy George: his family tree reveals some interesting Irish branches on ‘Who Do You Think You Are’

Singer Boy George has likened his family story to a sad Irish song that a drunken relative would sing at a funeral or a wedding. The Who Do You Thin(...)