All empires crumble and fall and so it seems to come to pass in Portrush, County Antrim.
Donzo looks back at the impact of the Belfast Blitz. How and why it happened and how it is remembered (or not) in the city to this day...
Belfast is famous for its murals, many of which commemorate or memorialise the victims of the Troubles. But why are there so few memorials in the city centre, where so many of the attacks happened?
Donzo casts his eye over the unique histories of some of Belfast's earliest churches. Don’t worry, this is not a theological piece but rather a hybrid muse of the historical, social and personal.
Donzo regularly gets asked what is his favourite book about the Troubles from our list of recommendations. Here it is. It may surprise you...
DC Tour's guide Jamesy delves into Belfast's history with a look back at the not so fragrant Hercules Street, the forerunner to Royal Avenue.
Belfast tour guide Jamesy reveals another secret crush while exploring the place of rugby in Irish sport in his latest blog.
Tour guide Jamesy uncovers the story of the birth of Belfast and the chequered past of the Chichester family who helped establish the town.
DC Tours' guide Mark uncovers the forgotten history of the Irish ether addicts (or etheromaniacs) of the nineteenth century.
DC Tours' guide Jamesy discovers the story behind one of the most rebellious police officers ever to serve in Belfast - Willie Barrett.