Stair na hÉireann is devoted to the study of Irish History, Irish language, Irish Diaspora, The Great Hunger, Arts & Music, Culture, Archaeology, Literature, Photography, Mythology & Folk Culture.
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A special thank you to Joe Canning for exclusively sharing his poetry with us, it is with great honour.
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