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Ireland’s Wars: Henry Wilson And The Final Descent

After the election of the 16th June, things were up in the air in terms of Ireland’s politics and the prospect of civil war, but in many respects it must have seemed less likely than ever. Politically, the anti-Treaty side … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The Paris Peace Conference

I finished my coverage of Ireland in the First World War a while ago, with a look at what the “named” Irish units were doing on the day of the armistice, 11th November 1918. The fighting of the First World … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The Lusitania

With the start of the First World War, many were expecting a titanic clash of the German and British navies, the race between the two for sea supremacy being one of the myriad of factors that the war had begun … Continue reading

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Review: Shimmer Lake, The Farthest, Headshot

Another series of short reviews this week, with the latter two viewed during the Audi Dublin International Film Festival earlier this year. Shimmer Lake Trailer On Friday a disgraced former public prosecutor Andy Sikes (Rainn Wilson) is shot dead while on … Continue reading

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Review: Zoolander 2

Zoolander 2 Trailer Hmmmmmmmm. In a world where nostalgia is the driving force behind waves of sequels, reboots and remakes, I think it is fair to say that one of the last things I would expect to be continued would … Continue reading

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Super Bowl XLVIII Liveblog

Movie trailers, musical performances, funny ads and, if we’re lucky, a little bit of American football. It was Super Bowl Sunday. My thoughts throughout the night: 2100: Tonight’s game see’s the Seattle Seahawks take on the Denver Bronco’s for the … Continue reading

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