O'Brien's Ice Cream Van - © Bernd Biege 2014

O’Brien’s Golden Oldie

August 31, 2014 Bernd Biege 0

Closing off the summer season with an image of an Irish ice cream van. Not the modern type, but a beautifully restored old Austin. With only a minor niggle …

Captain Boycott on the Road to Claremorris Railway Station

Who was “Norah”?

August 30, 2014 Bernd Biege 0

“Norah” was a pseudonym – for one of the few female journalists working in Ireland during the early 1880s, covering Parnell’s fight and the plight of the Irish peasants for Montreal and New York newspapers.