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Ireland’s Wars: The Ballytrain Barracks Attack

While Eamon de Valera was continuing his own private war of words in the United States, the more public war of bullets, bombs and blood was continuing in Ireland. Beginning with the Carraigtwohill barracks attack, the IRA had commenced a … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: O’Neill’s Declaration And Clontibret

In the aftermath of the victory outside Enniskillen, the combined forces of Hugh Roe O’Donnell and Hugh Maguire swept through northern Connacht, laying waste to all English settlements that they could find, enacting a slaughter that even pro-Irish sources are … Continue reading

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League Of Ireland Round Up, Week 15

A great restart for Limerick, who had an easy enough time in a 4-0 win over Wexford at Jackman Park last Friday. Though Wexford threatened early on to upset the applecart, Limerick’s generally higher level of skill and talent shone … Continue reading

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League Of Ireland Round-Up: Week 13

Considering the absences that the Limerick team had to deal with, the performance against a poor Shamrock Rovers side was as good as could have been expected. A draw was about the limits of Limerick’s ambitions, and they came close … Continue reading

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