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1919 - Two members of the Royal Irish Constabulary are shot dead by Irish Volunteers including Seán Treacy and Dan Breen in an ambush at Soloheadbeg, Co. Tipperary: this is regarded as the first incident in the 'War of Independence'. Attacks on policemen continue for the rest of the year.

On the same day, the first Dáil was meeting, an ambush takes place at Soloheadbeg, Co Tipperary that is now seen as being the opening skirmish in the War of Independence, a war that would ultimately see much of Ireland gain independence from Britain. 101 more words

Irish History

Shoot Everyday, January 06, 2015 at 12:28PM

A layer of white snow covers the ground where the old Prentice hospital once stood. Now that it’s gone a clear view of our building is possible from the garage where I park. 27 more words

IFTTT

RIC student photographs for Kent Life magazine

Last term A-level Photography student Lizzie Bradshaw was commissioned to photograph the Rochester Cathedral Trust reception, featuring the Countess of Wessex amongst its guests.

Not only did she rise to the challenge, but Kent Life magazine filled most of its account of the event with her photographs. 23 more words

A Level

Runway Inspired - Escada

Made this card for the current RIC – Escada

Here is the challenge graphic

Here is the card I made

I die cut 2 pieces of white cardstock using the second largest SSS stitched rectangle die. 98 more words

Cards

1969 - Dan Breen, IRA leader during War of Independence dies.

Dan Breen was an iconic IRA figure in both the War of Independence and also the Civil War. Breen was involved in what is accepted as the first action of the War of Independence (1919-1921) when with Sean Treacy and others, he ambushed and killed two RIC (Royal Irish Constabulary) constables James McDonnell and Patrick O’Connell, both of them Catholic and reputedly popular in the community in what has become known as the Soloheadbeg Ambush (Co. 252 more words

Irish History

Russia, India sign seven inter-governmental agreements

Envisaging close consultation between the two External Affairs Ministries on as many as 17 issues, ranging from Asia-Pacific to West Asia to West Europe to Latin America as also at various multilateral forum like UN, G20, BRICS, SCO, RIC, the two nations signed, ‘Protocol for consultations between the Ministry of External Affairs and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia for the period 2015-2016′. 58 more words

National

Russia, India sign seven inter-governmental agreements

Envisaging close consultation between the two External Affairs Ministries on as many as 17 issues, ranging from Asia-Pacific to West Asia to West Europe to Latin America as also at various multilateral forum like UN, G20, BRICS, SCO, RIC, the two nations signed, ‘Protocol for consultations between the Ministry of External Affairs and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia for the period 2015-2016′. 102 more words

National