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Ireland’s Wars: For The Confederacy

On the face of it, one can understand quite well why a significant number of Irishmen would put on a grey uniform and fight for the Confederacy, especially if they happened to be of a nationalist or republican persuasion. Here … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: For The Union

The American Civil War is justly regarded as one of the most noteworthy and tragic episodes in the history of both the 19th century. Over something as tawdry and immoral as slavery, one of the great powers of the world … Continue reading

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“And I Would Rather Die A Thousand Deaths”: Firefly And Appomattox

So, I’ve started to re-watch Firefly. I did not make the choice lightly. Every time I’ve chanced upon it over the last five or so years, whether it be Netflix or glimpses of the box set at home or elsewhere, … Continue reading

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