Irelands Hidden past – Maggies/Magdalenes

  Magdalenes - Maggies - and a hidden past in isolation - Ireland wanted to forget, but the dead don't always stay buried. One woman made it her mission to unearth the truth.   “The Forgotten Maggies” is the title of a shocking new documentary by 22-year-old Irish filmmaker Steven O’Riordan, that tells the stories of four… Continue reading Irelands Hidden past – Maggies/Magdalenes

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Ireland

About four fifths of the area of Ireland are national territory of the Republic of Ireland, the remaining one fifth in the northeast of the island belongs to Northern Ireland, part of the United Kingdom (old story).    With an area of 70,273 km², the Republic of Ireland is slightly larger than twice the size of Denmark, or slightly larger than… Continue reading Ireland

Brexit – UK and Northern Island

  Theresa May was in Northern Ireland meeting the different political parties - including the DUP, whose votes she needs in Parliament, who are totally opposed to the current version of the controversial backstop, as well as Sinn Féin, who are just as adamant that it must remain.  The Republic of Ireland, an EU member… Continue reading Brexit – UK and Northern Island