The Unknown Sultan – Documentary

Posted by on Mar 7, 2013 in Feature Slider

The Unknown Sultan – Documentary

  The Unknown Sultan Documentary Over a period of four years, I recorded and accumulated a lot of video footage and photographs related to history of the Irish Famine and the Muslim help sent during that time by the Ottomans. I came across a number of other stories while researching this event. Although these stories are not directly related to the historical events surrounding the Ottoman aid to Ireland but they are facts related to the Ottoman era and interestingly remain “unknown” to a lot of people. Developing the sound track for the documentary was difficult. Those who are...

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Not our Queen

Posted by on May 15, 2011 in Columns and Letters

Not our Queen

Mrs Windsor’s visit to the Republic of Ireland. Published on May 15, 2011 Here I was thinking about my next column and in walked a handsome Irishman in a Garda uniform in our offices just outside Phoenix Park. I was obviously curious as to what was going on. The man was looking through windows and checking out the different floors. My friend Jerry at the reception later told me that the Gardai are checking different buildings around the route of the Queen of England’s visit to Ireland next month. The fear is that the IRA could take people hostages and use a sniper for an assassination....

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