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Ireland – Is It But a Notion?

As the Catalan Independence movement is crushed for now by Spain, we remember the Irish declaration of 1919… the events of the …

1798 Thinking

“Thats 1798 thinking” ~ Longford phrase meaning its an old fashioned notion and idealist, unlike modern reality To think like we did, …

How Lucky Are We

“Was it for this the Wild Geese fled?” Poor Irish – how lucky are we In these modern times, in our land …

Reflections on Orange Day

As the Orange Day celebrations passed off without much incident in the North of Ireland, an unprecedented event happened “in Connaught” as …

Black Swan on the Claddagh

The black swan still swims on the Claddagh, showing example to our people as times of heightened tensions have seen attacks on …

That Ireland That He Dreamed Of

That Ireland that he dreamed of For which so many died Was to be the nightmare we now think of From which …

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