Every County has its Story

Every County has its Story Recently RTE commissioned a short series entitled ‘Every County has its Story’, the purpose of this series was to highlight often forgotten regional connections to the Easter Rising. Undoubtedly the epicentre of the rebellion was Dublin but few who watched the series would have realised that over 500 volunteers were “Out” […]

Waterford at Wimbledon

The Waterford Gentleman WHo Nearly Won Wimbledon Thanks to James Doherty. One of the most interesting characters to have ever graced centre court at Wimbledon, was an Irishman impressively named Vere Thomas St ledger Goold. Goold was born in Waterford Ireland in 1853 to a respectable family. As a member of the gentry a life […]