The Irish in Latin America

So it's time for a well deserved break from the history of great cities......fascinating and all as they are....and take a look at some of the stories of Irish people who got themselves involved in the independence struggles of Central and South American countries. There were quite a few, and their names are still revered … Continue reading The Irish in Latin America

Londinium Baby, Part Four

By the beginning of the 19th century, London was well on the way to becoming the biggest city in the world, as well as the largest port, the capital of an empire, and a major centre of trade and finance. In this final gripping installment of the history of London, I’ll examine the Victorian city … Continue reading Londinium Baby, Part Four