Review | Medieval Ireland

G.T. Dempsey

Medieval Ireland is Clare Downham's comprehensive synthesis of the current state-of-play of the history of medieval Ireland, 400-1500 A.D.

Hurricane Ophelia on October 11, 2017. Image: European Space Agency.

Hurricane Ophelia is the Strongest Hurricane to Form East of the United States

Caitlin Dempsey

On Saturday, October 15, 2017, Hurricane Ophelia strengthened to Category 3 status making it the first recorded eastern hurricane to be this strong.

Map showing the parts that make up the United Kingdom. Map: Caitlin Dempsey using Natural Earth Data, public domain.

What is the Difference Between The United Kingdom and Great Britain?

Caitlin Dempsey

This article outlines the differences between the United Kingdom (also known as the UK), Great Britain, and the British Isles.