Manchester talk on Harry Boland

Following on from the Dublin talk, I’ll be giving a talk on Harry Boland’s Manchester roots in the Irish World Heritage Centre in the city on 5 June.

Dublin Family Gathering talk

On 13 April this year, we held a Boland family gathering in Glasnevin cemetery to mark the centenary of Harry Boland travelling to the US with Éamon de Valera. During the event, a silver cup that was giving to Harry to mark his time in the US was presented to the American Irish Historical Society … Continue reading Dublin Family Gathering talk

19th century Irish history – help needed

Originally posted on The revolution will be streamed:
I’ve been researching my family for a few years with a view to writing their story. My mother’s family were the Bolands – major figures in the Irish revolutionary movements pre-independence and government ministers in the decades afterwards. I’m trying to go back over four generations. The…


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