The Banim Brothers and Windgap Cottage

Paddy Neary The writers Michael and John Banim were born in Kilkenny city, Michael was born on the 5th August 1796, while John was born on the 1st April 1798. During their […]

Thomas Moore

Paddy Neary Thomas Moore was born at 12 Aungier Street in Dublin on 28th May 1779. His father came from Kerry, while his mother Anastasia Codd came from Wexford. He […]

John O’Donovan of Attatimore

John O’Donovan of Attatimore Peter McQuillan Who was John O’Donovan? We’ll let him tell you himself. In an autograph letter dated October 8th 1843 he wrote “I was born on […]