How tax breaks, financial investment and Pierce Brosnan contributed to Ireland’s domination of the 2023 Academy Award nominations.
How to reforest the Emerald Isle without simply turning it into a conifer plantation.
Once confined to the Canary Islands, noble false widow spiders are casting their web worldwide.
The west of Ireland, like many scenic locations, provides the perfect backdrop for films.
Successive Japanese administrations have tried – and largely failed – to reduce urban overcrowding for 70 years.
L'époque où l'on accueillait des méga-événements sportifs parce qu'ils augmentaient le tourisme est peut-être révolue.
The discovery of a photograph of my grandmother perched on a bicycle holding a rifle was the first of many revelations about her life.
Latest figures show that Northern Ireland comprises not just Catholics and Protestants but a third group that defies religious categorisation.
The era of hosting mega-sport events because they increase tourism may be over.
Queen Elizabeth II encouraged tolerance in a multifaith United Kingdom. To appreciate the significance of her efforts, it is important to understand the country’s complicated religious history.
Only 24 countries today totally ban abortion. The Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision in the US is unlikely to lead other countries to join that list.
The Supreme Court on June 24, 2022, issued a ruling that overturned decades of constitutional abortion rights for women in the US. Scholars explain the significance of the decision.
While tracing his own family’s journey from Ireland to Aotearoa New Zealand, Richard Shaw encountered how much ‘selective amnesia’ about the colonial past still shapes our lives today.
Translations by Brian Friel is an eternally relevant examination of the significance of the Irish language, the power of storytelling and the importance of history.
Western European states are ignoring the international legal rights of children and using national security arguments to avoid responsibility for them.
After 1922, the people that had supported independence often weren’t the ones who benefited from it.
In 1983, a constitutional referendum outlawed abortion in Ireland. In 2018, another referendum repealed the ban and legalized abortion during the first trimester of pregnancy. What happened?
A new scheme in the Republic of Ireland provides a compelling model for supporting Australian artists.
Irish-born writers from the late 1700s to 1900 who spent time in present-day Canada influenced colonial narratives about Canadian identity or defended Irish linguistic and political autonomy.
The Irish government recently declared a national holiday for St. Brigid. A medieval historian explains her fascinating life and history.