Blood Meridian

Blood Meridian   by Cormac McCarthy This novel, set in both Mexico and the US in the mid-eighteenth century, has been lauded quite a bit since its publication in 1985. It centres around the life of the Kid, a fourteen year old boy born in 1833, in Tennessee, who leaves a motherless home in search of […]

1798 – Battle Of Vinegar Hill

This short documentary provides some insight into the tragic Battle of Vinegar Hill in Wexford, fought between the United Irishmen and the British military. There is a re-enactment shown, as well some some academic commentary. This is well worth the look for anyone interesting in better understanding Irish Republicanism. Sadly, Irish Republicans are too prone […]