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Ireland’s Wars: Kilmichael

I feel that it behooves me, at the start of this entry, to give a friendly word of warning. The topic of Kilmichael and what occurred there on the 28th November 1920 might be the most debated engagement of the … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Remembrance: Kilmichael, And A Rebuttal To The Southern Star

It is the centenary decade, so you’re going to bump in to varying opinions about commemoration and remembrance. Occasionally, they will be of the overly-outraged, illogical kind. Like the below. Written by a figure called “Archon”, it is an opinion … Continue reading

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Guerilla Days In Ireland (The Play)

Director Neil Pearson has come up with a compelling enough adaptation of Tom Barry’s biography for the stage. The story of Barry, a British soldier turned flying column leader during the Irish War of Independence, the men he led and … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Remembrance: The ARR’s Of The Irish Civil War

On the 90th anniversary of the Beal na Mblath shooting, the usual platitudes and speeches were trotted out in an annual festival that has become largely meaningless due to its regularity. I usually pay the FG historical love-in little mind … Continue reading

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