Bringing family history to life
On 16 October 1920, Peter O’Carroll was shot and murdered in Dublin. From the perspective of Peter’s grandson, comedian Brendan O’Carroll, it’s a killing shrouded in mystery. What happened?
Sheridan Smith receives the Who Do You Think You Are? treatment, while Andrew Marr delves into the life of celebrated Scottish poet Hugh MacDiarmid
Records of all known New Zealanders who served their country during the First World War are now free to access online following a major digitisation project
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