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Ireland’s Wars: The Conventional Civil War In Louth

The moment that the National Army had opened fire on the Four Courts was a starting pistol for the rest of the country, even if it took a while for the news of what was happening in the capital to … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Flashpoints And The Four Courts Seizure

While supplementary entries have put us past the point a while ago, this is the 400th numbered entry of Ireland’s Wars. We’re getting there, and who knows where we will be come #500 (hopefully at the Emergency at least, or … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Schomburg’s Campaign

Frederick Schomburg had a very interesting military career. Born in 1615 in the Palatinate, to a German count and the daughter of an English Baron, Schomburg entered the military life at the earliest opportunity, serving in the armies of the … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The Royalist Summer Offensive Of 1649

While Charles Coote resisted the Laggan Army and their allies from within Londonderry’s walls, the war continued in the rest of Ireland. The combined forces of the Royalist faction and the former Confederacy, united under the central command of Ormonde, … Continue reading

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Football Round-Up: LOI Week Five, EPL Week 32)

Another draw. Limerick could hardly have been said to be at their best this weekend, but they were two goals up with less than 20 minutes to go when Dundalk clawed it back. Despite several good performances Limerick couldn’t hold … Continue reading

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Escaping The Graveyard (Lovely Left Foot)

On Friday, one Irish club is being pulled into the vortex. Following a tense and nervy first leg on Tuesday night, Dundalk and Waterford United go into their final match of the season knowing that rich awards awaits one while … Continue reading

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Football Round-Up (LOI Week 31, EPL Week Nine)

So, the League of Ireland comes to a close, with a dead rubber series of games. Sligo Rovers party was only slightly ruined by a home loss to Shamrock Rovers (and the moronic behaviour of Shams fans throughout) and nothing … Continue reading

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Football Round-Up (FAI Cup 1/4 Finals, EPL Week Four)

A quiet week in the League of Ireland, as the FAI Cup quarter finals took centre stage. Some unexpected results in that competition. St Pats and Drogheda was, as might have been predicted, the hardest to call and they’ll go … Continue reading

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League of Ireland Round-Up, Week 14

Not only is the result a positive one, but Limerick can finally claim to have played with confidence in a “big game” this season. Longford just simply didn’t turn up in the first half, and Limerick’s two goal cushion was … Continue reading

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