“Hawks” & Doves

Introduction In politics, those who want to go to war are called “hawks” while those who pursue diplomacy are “doves”. (The terminology goes back to the War of 1812 between the USA and Britain – JSTOR Daily – or to the…

Free Derry Corner

Location In 1969, 33 Lecky Road, the last house in the row and recently abandoned by a family of three generations of McKanes, had a gable wall overlooking a piece of vacant ground known then as Kitty Kane’s Corner (after…