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Ireland’s Wars: Moore Street And Surrender

As Friday began, and the fifth day of fighting in the centre of Dublin commenced, it was clear that the GPO was in serious peril. British artillery was demolishing the building piece by piece, and every time the brave Volunteers-turned-firefighters … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Remembrance: Moore Street (Again)

A bit late, but only had time and the energy to jot down the following thoughts at this point. The other week I happened to stumble upon another of the interminable debates about the commemoration for the 100th anniversary of … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Remembrance: Moore Street

People can get hung up on buildings. They are important when it comes to history and remembrance. They’re solid. They’re real. They are not some intangible concept of freedom or resistance. They are places we can go to and see … Continue reading

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Irish Battlefield Commemoration

Down the road from me, the local pub has been trying to get permission to build a small hotel in the site next to it for quite a while. Such a development is hardly eye raising and the delay in getting said … Continue reading

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