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Ireland’s Wars: Tara Hill

Let’s jump back in time a few days, to a different part of the county. Even as Kildare continued to be overrun in large sections, and as Wexford rose, the rebellion had become violent in Meath. Meath had received the … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The Rebellion Spreads

As large swaths of Kildare were, essentially, ceded to the United Irishmen and their peasant armies, things remained remarkably calm in the capital, only a short while to the east. The botched plans to attack Dublin from three directions had … 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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