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Irish War of Independence 1919- 1921

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 …

Village of the Three Generals

St Johnstown, or Ballinalee From where the three generals hail Monroe, Wilson and McEoin Two Scotsmen, one of the Gael. All men …

When The Bullets They Were Flying

When the bullets they were flying When the hunger strikers were dying Every one of them were trying To break down the …

Far from for Kiltartans Poor He Died

William Butler Yeats poems in memory of Major William Robert Gregory celebrate him as an Irish airman, not giving the fact that …

Fairy Fort at Lough Gowna

Did they look as I walked Where tradition states one never should, Inside the round ditches of the fort, Perched above Loch …

Distant City, Close Experience

Gaza and Granard, both experienced revenge attacks from insurgents activities, bar Gaza is on a greater scale than anything the Black and …

Shot Sentry Forgotten, Remembered

“I’ll wake him” said Mac Eoin to the British officer on finding the soldier asleep at the gate of Athlone Barracks, and …

He Lost Her That He Desired

He lost her, that he desired, A love that was not to be, Her… she married another, That she loved more, though …

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