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Ireland’s Wars: The Fall Of Waterford (1922)

If Limerick, on the far left of the nominal republican line, was the lynchpin of the “Munster Republic”, then Waterford, on the far-right, must be considered to have held something close to a similar status. With Limerick in dispute, Waterford … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The Williamite Advance

In the summer of 1690, the Jacobites were on the run nearly everywhere in Ireland. The loss at the Boyne and the subsequent flight of James II from the country had been twin blows that the Jacobite war effort tottered … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The Fall Of Waterford

Waterford had been one of the most important positions in the Confederation of Kilkenny, and the subsequent Royalist alliance. The coastal town nearest to the continent, it served as a vital port for the influx of supplies and the keeping … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Carrick-on-Suir And Waterford

The Royalists had retreated north, almost all the way to Kilkenny, while the Parliamentarian army had been cut off from their pursuit at Thomastown. But this state of affairs merely prevented a large scale clash of the two armies, and … Continue reading

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Escaping The Graveyard (Lovely Left Foot)

On Friday, one Irish club is being pulled into the vortex. Following a tense and nervy first leg on Tuesday night, Dundalk and Waterford United go into their final match of the season knowing that rich awards awaits one while … Continue reading

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Football Round-Up (LOI Week 31, EPL Week Nine)

So, the League of Ireland comes to a close, with a dead rubber series of games. Sligo Rovers party was only slightly ruined by a home loss to Shamrock Rovers (and the moronic behaviour of Shams fans throughout) and nothing … Continue reading

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Football Round-Up (LOI Week 28, EPL Week Seven)

With the way the fixtures were planned out, most Limerick fans were glued to their computers or teletext options Friday night, as Waterford hosted Mervue. A win or a draw for the home side would see the run-in continue, a … Continue reading

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Football Round-Up (LOI Week 26, EPL Week Five)

A hard fought three points from struggling SD Galway keeps Limerick’s promotion ambitions on track. Seeing Guthrie sent off after just half an hour of play was always going to produce a nervy hour of football, regardless of the quality … Continue reading

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Football Round-Up (LOI Week 24, EPL Week Three)

Easily the most disappointing result and performance of Limerick’s season leaves the run in of the First Division on a knife edge. I actually struggle to come up with a word appropriate enough tod describe what I witnessed on Friday … Continue reading

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The Irish First Division Run-In (Back Page Football)

A new site for guest posting, this time the awesome guys over at Back Page Football. —– With less than six games to go in the League of Ireland First Division, the lower tier of Irish club football has become … Continue reading

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