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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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Ireland’s Wars: The Young Irelander Rebellion

1848 was a momentous year in Europe. From one end of the continent to the other, governments and regimes were swept up in a series of liberally-pushed revolutions, that overthrew the monarchy in France, ended serfdom in Austria and resulted … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Young Irelanders And Great Famines

As discussed last time, Daniel O’Connell’s Repeal Association was an entity divided into factions dominated by moderate and radical thinkers. O’Connell’s decision to cancel his Clontarf monster meeting exacerbated an already evident divide, that had been growing for several years. … Continue reading

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