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Ireland’s Wars: Dolly’s Brae

I’ve talked about Orange Order marches before, as far back as my discussion on the event that inspired them. The practise of Protestant societies marching on the 12th of July had already caused a great deal of trouble, rioting and … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Young Irelanders And Great Famines

As discussed last time, Daniel O’Connell’s Repeal Association was an entity divided into factions dominated by moderate and radical thinkers. O’Connell’s decision to cancel his Clontarf monster meeting exacerbated an already evident divide, that had been growing for several years. … Continue reading

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