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Williamite Wars

A Land Worth Fighting For

This is a land worth fighting for” William of Orange – attrib. “I fought to liberate the Protestants, not oppress the Catholics” …

Toasting Two Kings

I was at the Aughrim Horse Fair last Sunday, and while viewing all of the horses – and the women! – there, …

A Dream Shared Unknowingly

Picture: Athlone refugee centre, scene of some of the fighting in the Sieges of Athlone in the Wiliamite Wars 1689-1692 A dream …

A March of Fools

Every July Drums beat Chests proud To fife and drum For freedom of faith And a battle won By one for that …

To March They Had No Need

Not all Protestants have a need for Orangism, though there is a face that is not as bigoted as what is presented …