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Ireland’s Wars: The Belfast Blitz

Even before the invention of air planes, the idea of utilising aircraft in a military context had been the focus of theorists and fiction writers alike, many of whom would spend the time before 1905 and the time after prophesising … Continue reading

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No Plan B: Ireland Against Spain And What Comes After

It’s pretty pointless talking about Spain – everyone knows how good they are and how good they play – so I’ll just focus on Ireland, back to front. Shay Given isn’t fit. He’s older, a bit slower than he was, … Continue reading

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“Ka Zum” Not “”Tcha Zum” (Seven Days To Election)

Martin says there is a widening gap between Fine Gael and Labour. Well duh, deputy. Also he can’t pronounce “chasm”. Dun Laoghaire is the “group of death” of this particular election. Two Ministers, a major opposition leader, a popular Senator and … Continue reading

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