Our resources section has been developed to provide information of interest to our site visitors and specifically to those in the south-east of England.

Easter 1916

Neil Jordan’s film “Michael Collins” begins its story with the Easter Rising of 1916. The uprising was a cataclysmic event in Irish history: an attempt by Irish Nationalists to invoke the 1912 Home Rule Bill that had never been implemented but the insurrection ended almost as soon as it began.

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The Sporting Irish

Ireland has a rich sporting tradition, it is home to Hurling, the oldest field sport in the world, and the Irish are enthusiastic about all of the sports that they play. From homegrown GAA to Soccer: “you’ll never beat the Irish” is a chant you’ll often hear at Ireland’s international sporting events.

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