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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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No Plan B: Ireland Against Spain And What Comes After

It’s pretty pointless talking about Spain – everyone knows how good they are and how good they play – so I’ll just focus on Ireland, back to front. Shay Given isn’t fit. He’s older, a bit slower than he was, … Continue reading

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