Category Archive: The Gerald Keogh Identity Series

Oct 27

IDENTITY: Who Do We Think We Are?

CURRENT ARTICLE: The New Identity: Antidote to an Age of Anxiety here DID YOU READ 3-PART ESSAY on IRISH IDENTITY? A look at Irish National Identity beyond the 2016 Commemorations (here) Highlights Problems always arise when those who belong to a nation, like Ireland, try to find some unchanging or common characteristics that identify the group within …

Continue reading »

Apr 30

Who was Gerald Keogh?

Who was Gerald Keogh after whom the Series is Named? A RARE VIGNETTE OF 1916 Irish Volunteer Gerald Keogh was killed at dawn on Easter Tuesday 1916 by Anzac troops defending Trinity College Dublin. His eldest brother, J. Augustus Keogh—who lived in London where he was stage manager at the Royalty Theatre—on hearing of his …

Continue reading »