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Football Round-Up (LOI Week One, EPL Week 29, FA Cup Quarter Finals)

The League of Ireland is back in business, so I will have a bit more to talk about on a week to week basis. Some good games to start off the season with, none more than Limerick FC’s debut in … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The Failure Of The Geraldine League

The Earldom of Kildare had been, as a political entity, wiped out after the capture and eventual execution of Thomas FitzGerald and his uncles, with the previous balance of power in Ireland severely warped as a result. In those frantic … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: A Bloody Night At Knockavoe

I mentioned in the last piece that the early years of the 16th century saw a destructive feud between the two most powerful families of Ulster dominate that part of the country. Today, I’ll talk about one of the more … Continue reading

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