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Ireland’s Wars: The Conventional Civil War In Louth

The moment that the National Army had opened fire on the Four Courts was a starting pistol for the rest of the country, even if it took a while for the news of what was happening in the capital to … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Clonard And The End

On the 10th of July, the Wexford army of the United Irishmen arrived at the camp of their Kildare brethren, at Timohoe in the Bog of Allen. They hoped to find succour, reinforcement and fresh impetus to raise both Kildare … Continue reading

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Gerry Adams And Louth

Initially surprising but in the wake of Arthur Morgans decision not to run, everything makes a bit more sense. Interesting move from Sinn Fein and not one that I quite understand for a few reasons. Morgan was popular enough, getting 15% of … Continue reading

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Why Louth Deserve A Replay (Even Though They Won’t Get One)

The events of last Sunday at Croke Park provide a very rare opportunity to the GAA. You see, in the vast majority of situations like this, you can find wiggle room. You can’t really prove that things would have been vastly … Continue reading

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