Val Mulkerns

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Helena Mulkerns: tries to show the humanity behind the wars in faraway lands

Ferenji, a word for foreigner from old Byzantium, appears in various guises in langugages across the world. Derived from the historical term “Franks”(...)

Michael Collins was one of the 1,800 Irish men sent to the  Frongoch internment camp in Wales following the 1916 Easter Rising. Photograph: Hulton Archive.

A ghostly station in Frongoch, a tiny village in north Wales, is the last evidence above ground of an internment camp where almost a century ago 1,800(...)

Mary Beckett’s reputation as one of contemporary Ireland’s finest writers rests on two collections of short stories, A Belfast Woman and A Literary Wo(...)