“a mad cargo of bonnets and bibles”

With the focus on the 300th anniversary of the 1707 Act of Union in the forthcoming Scottish parliamentary elections in particular there have been a couple of interesting articles on the mis-adventure in Panama and the economic situation which precipitated that Act. In Sunday’s Observer, Ruaridh Nicoll gave a particularly persuasive reading of that mis-adventure.

Civil Rights Festival | 5 to 6 Oct 2018 | Derry

Concert by Damien Dempsey & Guests Stephen Rea, Martin Lynch
Address by President Michael D Higgins
Panels with Gareth Pearce, Michael Mansfield QC, Baroness Nuala O’Loan
John Hume Human Rights Lecture by Fergal Keane
And lots more…

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