Journalists, historians, authors, researchers, and travelers to Ireland are welcome to offer guest contributions. Submissions are generally from 500 to 1,000 words, with an accompanying photo or graphic. Use the contact form below.
Guest posts from most recent:
Bringing American football to the Emerald Isle: Colum Cronin is co-founder and executive producer of the Irish NFL Show, a weekly podcast that combines insightful analysis and good craic. The show audience is a mix of people who grew up in Ireland, American expats living in Ireland, Irish people living in America, and other international fans of the game. January 2023
Journalists recall coverage challenges during Northern Ireland Troubles: Daniel Carey is a PhD student at Dublin City University. His thesis examines the working lives of former journalists and editors in Ireland. August 2022.
Pro-Treaty delegation in Pittsburgh, May 1922: Dr. Anne Good Forrestal, a former lecturer in Sociology at Trinity College Dublin, is the granddaughter of Seán and Delia MacCaoilte. In spring 1922, he was part of the pro-Treaty delegation that visited America, including a stop in Pittsburgh. This story is based on one of his letters from the city. May 2022.
Detailing the Crosbies of North Kerry: Michael Christopher Keane is a retired University College Cork lecturer and author of three books about the Crosbies, leading and often controversial landlord families in County Kerry for over 300 years. April 2022.
Periodicals & Journalism in Twentieth-Century Ireland: Felix M. Larkin and Mark O’Brien have edited two volumes of essays that focus on periodicals as a vehicle for news and commentary, rather than literary miscellany. February 2022.
Kennedy and Parnell, lost leaders: Felix M. Larkin’s contribution to the new volume, ‘From whence I came: The Kennedy Legacy, Ireland and America’, March 2021.
From Donoughmore, Co. Cork, to Altoona, Pa.: Donoughmore historian Gerard O’Rourke on an emigrant who became bishop of Pittsburgh, February 2021.