Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin.

Kilmainham Gaol was a working and silent prison that housed men, women, and children, and was in operation from from 1787 until 1924. The youngest child imprisoned at Kilmainham was believed to have been just seven years old. In the years of the harshest famines, people would intentionally break the law to enter the Gaol, […]

Ireland’s Vanishing ‘quirky’ shopfronts.

John Delaney’s, Tullaghought, Co Kilkenny With its unpolished wooden cornice and elegant serif lettering, John Delaney’s bar looks unassuming – but it’s known throughout County Kilkenny for hosting lively traditional music sessions. Open for just two days of the week, it has remained largely unchanged for decades. Lehane’s Garage, Cappoquin, Co Waterford ‘This garage was […]