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Ireland’s Wars: Ballinalee

The opening days of November 1920 affords us the chance to look at a hither-to unexplored part of the Irish War of Independence. The midlands region of Ireland was one that remained relatively quiet throughout the war, but there was … Continue reading

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The Irish First Division Run-In (Back Page Football)

A new site for guest posting, this time the awesome guys over at Back Page Football. —– With less than six games to go in the League of Ireland First Division, the lower tier of Irish club football has become … Continue reading

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League Of Ireland Round-Up, Week 21

Limerick’s first draw of the season comes with some deep dissatisfaction. An utterly wasteful performance from the home town played out before my eyes in Jackman Park last Friday, as Limerick struggled to make chances despite lots of possession in … Continue reading

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League Of Ireland Round-Up, Week 20

Limerick continue to slouch towards Bethlehem, as they turn the corner into the biggest seven days of their season. Another uninspiring performance away to Athlone, another late winner, another three points that comes with a faint sense of unease. Gaffney’s … Continue reading

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League Of Ireland Round-Up, Week 18

A routine game for Limerick saw them run out 3-0 winners against an unimpressive Mervue side, a bread and butter game for the Shannonsiders at this stage. The gulf between the top three in the First Division and the other … Continue reading

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League of Ireland Round-Up, Matchday Six

It was bad day at the office for Limerick, as they hosted league leaders Longford at Jackman Park Friday night. Heading into the game second in the league, looking to stamp their authority as favourites, Limerick left the pitch that … Continue reading

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