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Ireland’s Wars: The Fenians Prepare

Having looked at the genesis of the Fenian movement in America, and their part in the Civil War of the 1860’s, on both sides, it’s time that we swung back to affairs in Ireland itself, and the next in the … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Fenians

In the aftermath of the failed 1848 rebellion, many of those who had allied themselves to the Young Irelander movement and fought at Ballingarry fled abroad, or were pushed into an involuntary exile by British authorities that sought to drain … Continue reading

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Review: Lincoln

Spoilers Trailer This is the kind of film that, even before seeing, I just knew I was going to like. A biopic of Abraham Lincoln, even one as limited in scope as this, is long overdue and the proven quality … Continue reading

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