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Revolutionary Remembrance: “Óglaigh na hÉireann”

When one hears the words “Óglaigh na hÉireann”, one can be forgiven for immediately thinking of the terrorist organizations that have come to be associated with it. Those three words have a torturous history, stretching as far back as the … Continue reading

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Cornering Israel

This story reminded me of something I thought about writing for a while now. The idea that the best way to get change out of Israel is to be aggressive towards them, diplomatically in most cases. It is something I … Continue reading

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The Irish Army And Why It’s Needed: Liveline Edition

I wrote on this topic a while back. Anyway, while up in Clare doing proper man work (I was painting a fence) I listened to the following discussion on Liveline. Not a huge fan of Joe Duffy for a variety … Continue reading

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The Congo Revisted/Ireland’s Veterans/Jet Fighters Over Eire

RTEs Nationwide featured a brief interview/recap segment yesterday covering the Irish Army’s peacekeeping mission to the Congo in 1960. Check it out on the RTE player service. Some fascinating interviews there. Towards the end of that segment, we see several veterans … Continue reading

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