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Dueling In Ireland – A History

Dueling In Ireland – A History – Craig O’ Reilly takes an interesting look into the history and weirdly gentleman etiquette of dueling in Ireland  While the phrase “pistols at dawn” may bring to mind a Hollywood movie, or “dueling with a rapier” makes you think of the film... 

Rising In the Union Exhibition Online Part 1

As requested by many visitors, the “Rising in the Union” exhibition will now go online.  In this installment, the historic context of the Rising is discussed. The Road to the Rising Part 1 An Uneasy Relationship with the Neighbouring Island The story of the Irish struggle for Independence... 

Dicky Bird – Ireland’s War Horse

  Dicky Bird – Ireland’s War Horse  – In this article David Carr recants the strange story of an Irish Horse in the Crimea, Ireland’s War Horse. The Crimean War a mess of the modern and the antiquated  The tale of Dickie Bird, Ireland’s very own war horse, brings us... 
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