Stark 100-Year-Old Photos of Destitute East End Children
Taken by Horace Warner in 1912 in Spitalfields England, these images of poverty stricken children show the horrible existences they had to ...
Londonderry, The Walled City, Northern Ireland
Londonderry, also known as Derry, is the only remaining completely walled city in Ireland and one of the finest examples of walled cities in Europe. The walls were built over 5 years from 1613, they are approximately 1 mile in circumference and form a walkway around the inner city with great views out over the surrounding district. The four original gates to the Walled City are Bishop’s Gate, Ferryquay Gate, Butcher Gate and Shipquay Gate. Three further gates have been added - Magazine Gate…
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Who were the Black Irish, and what is their story?
There are a number of different claims as to the origin of the term Black Irish, from the Spanish Armada to the Vikings. Did the Black Irish exist?
60 Classic Photos That Shine A New Light On History
Ireland has always been seen as a low class country throughout history, and in the early 20th century Ireland was just coming out of the potato famine, which technically ended in 1852, but there’s no way that anyone forgot about the suffering that they’d gone through. By 1915 the slums of Dublin were considered to be some of the worst in Europe.