Thursday, 24 September 2020

Thursday, 6 August 2020

Wednesday, 8 July 2020

Loftus Hall

The Devil once came calling, according to legend, but is there something else lurking in Ireland's most haunted house?

Tuesday, 16 June 2020

The Disappearing Town of Ardreigh

The town of Ardreigh survived for centuries before disappearing, but what happened to this ancient Irish settlement?

A view of the plains of South Kildare, where Ardreigh was situated

Tuesday, 12 May 2020

Bog Bodies

The discovery of two preserved bog bodies raises questions about both political and religious rituals among the ancient Irish.

Bogs are a source of peat fuel in Ireland, but can also preserve bodies for millennia due to low levels of oxygen and high levels of acid

Tuesday, 28 April 2020

Saturday, 18 April 2020

The Sinking of HMS Wasp

A Royal Navy vessel sinks in calm weather along the Irish coast with the loss of most of the crew, along a route it had travelled many times before.

A photograph of HMS Wasp from 1880, four years before it sank off Tory Island

Saturday, 11 April 2020