Book Reviews

John McCullagh May 29, 2008

The enforced emigration of Ireland’s life blood over centuries, which came to a head during and after the Great Famine (1845-1851) is one of the reasons for the huge Irish worldwide diaspora and the fairly ludicrous situation that by far the greater part of people of Irish descent do not and never have lived on […]

John McCullagh February 1, 2007

The launch of "Dwelling Place of Dragons" by Marjorie Harshaw Robie will take place in Newry Arts Centre on  Tuesday 6th March at 7.30pm.

John McCullagh January 28, 2007

Professor Lindsay Proudfoot is responsible for the Newry entry in the otherwise wonderful reference work, The Encyclopaedia of Ireland (Gill & Macmillan 2003). 

John McCullagh October 26, 2006

The author and historian Majorie Harshaw Robie is due to visit Ireland on the 26th November 2006 to launch her book "Dwelling Place of Dragons". The book centres on the 19th Century lives of local men James Harshaw, John Martin and George Henderson. There is more information about these men on the Harshaw Martin Heritage […]