Goodwill on Credit, Travels in Ireland by Gerry Britt – Book Review

There are approximately 50 million Americans who claim Irish heritage. Even the current President of the US, Barack Obama has Irish ancestors. One such citizen Gerry Britt, a native of New York City, traced his roots back to Upperchurch and Drombane in Co. Tipperary. Since then he has visited Ireland on several occasions since 2007 […]

Book Review Trevor’s Kitchen Garden

Trevor’s Kitchen Garden by Trevor Sargent. Review by Elizabeth O’Shea   We’re mentioning gardening and growing books a lot this year, but that’s simply because there’s such a good crop of Irish ones! The latest is Trevor’s Kitchen Garden: A Week-by-Week Guide to Growing Your Own Food, by former Minister for Food and Horticulture Trevor […]

Book Review

The Greatest Brigade Thomas J Craughwell Review by Elizabeth O’Shea In a recent Drive Time radio diary, Joe O’Connor talked about the forgotten Irish soldiers of the US civil war. Hundreds of thousands of Irish soldiers fought on both sides of the conflict, and their participation made a massive contribution to the war effort and, […]