The Irishman who became a Spanish captain and fought Cromwell’s army
- October 1, 2019, 10:00
As evening descended around him Don Juan Morfa, a captain in the Spanish army, oversaw the hasty construction of an earthwork barricade near the mouth(...)
Philadelphia: The US hotspot for sports, food and history
- Long Haul
- March 9, 2019, 06:00
Philadelphia. The City of Brotherly Love. The US’s first and only world heritage city. The city founded by British Quaker William Penn in 1682. The ci(...)
This turbulent monk: Did the CIA kill vocal war critic Thomas Merton?
- December 3, 2018, 14:43
Fifty years ago next Monday, Thomas Merton was found dead in his room near Bangkok, where he had been the main speaker at an international monastic co(...)
Philadelphia freedom: Enda Kenny in America’s first capital
- March 11, 2017, 01:00
When Enda Kenny arrives in the US this weekend for his American swansong, it is apt that Philadelphia will be his first port of call. The elegant 17th(...)
Inside Business with Ciaran Hancock - G7 tax deal: what was agreed and what does it mean for Ireland?