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Ireland’s Wars: The Popish Plot

In order to discuss, later, the War of the Two Kings and what led to it, we have to talk about an event known as the “Popish Plot”, what it was, and its effects on Ireland. And in order to … Continue reading

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Review: How To Train Your Dragon 2

Before I get into my thoughts on the latest 2014 film I’ve seen, I thought I’d just take a moment to announce some changes to the way that I do things around here. I love film reviewing, and I like … Continue reading

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Review: The Stag

The Stag Trailer There may not be any other more masculine cultural mainstay than that of “The Stag night”. The epitome of male bonding in our society, it is one of the most gender warped rituals you can find, matched … Continue reading

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Review: Olympus Has Fallen

Spoilers Trailer Man, Netflix has just been racking up the 2013 movies lately. Here’s one that I had actually hoped to catch in theatres. It has a premise that seemed to offer decent action fare, that also looked like it … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Munster Rises For Hugh O’Neill

The victory at the Yellow Ford had radically altered the strategic situation in Ireland. In the aftermath, with the northern confederation separating and returning home while the Pale waited with baited breath for a possible attack on its borders, both sides … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Desmond And Ormond At Affane

We break from the saga of Shane O’Neill in the north to take a look at happenings further south around the same time, that were no less important in determining Ireland’s fate under the Tudors. Desmond and Ormond were the … Continue reading

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