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World War II

Longford during the “Emergency”

Im of Longford extraction and am a Longford man to be when my cottage in Ballinamuck is restored and I move up …

On The Border Run

The line that Craig the clever chap Carving Ulster in three, drew on a map The maximum area the minority could hold …

Those Who Fought on That Side

Many men faught not for Ireland But under another flag And of their deeds our folklore feeds Of them we like to …

Dawn Breaks as Yeats Goes to Sleep

Yeats died before the outbreak of war, and his Nobel prizes and international fame was most seen through the Versailles era, with …

The Fall of the Germans of Vrsac

The Banat Germans dispapperaered after WWII. From forced migration to revenge attacks, only a small minority remain, often hiding among repectable minorities …

Those Little Boats Goliaths Faced

Those little boats Goliath’s faced Commandeered and commanded by brave men Who risked their lives to save others lives So they could …

War and Poppies

In Flanders fields, and Kandahar, In deepest Afghanistan, Poppies bloom, the Flowers of War, Blossom of the Savagery of Man. In the …

He Shall Not Prevail

A man, a maniac had a vision In which he ultimately did fail For as it was promised in Daniel He who …

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