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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 …

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” …

Bonfires Blaze Fueled by Hate

Bonfires blaze, fueled by hate, but the bonfires are an Irish tradition (1) Political maze, each site prate, the other view with …

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 …