Ogham is the oldest known form of written Irish. It consists of an alphabet made of 20 characters named after types of tree and is at least 1,700 years old. Inscriptions in Ogham pronounced o-am are thought to date back to at least the 4th century A
Official IRA ‘Checkpoint’ - 1972 An Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) ‘checkpoint’ in the Bogside area of Derry. Three OIRA members stand in front of the ‘checkpoint’ while two men complete a painting of James Connolly.