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Canadian launch of Arrivals

Just back from Canada where Arrivals was launched in the grounds of Lakefield College School, by Mary Smith, the Mayor of Lakefield. Also present in the photo are John Boyko, former Dean of History at the college, and Phyllis Williams, Chief of the Ojibwe at the Curve Lake Reserve. 91 more words

Brian Gallagher

Ireland - Part 6 - All Adventures Come to an End

Leaving Killarney, it felt like our adventures were truly about to end – though we still had three more nights in the country.  Goose’s appetite at dinner the night before had definitely been off – maybe that was our first signal that we were winding down.   983 more words

Kids

Slowly but surely

Florence Vansittart Neale was worried by the situation in Ireland, but more confident about the war abroad.

25 July 1916

Irish question disturbing.

All lines advancing – slowly but surely. 10 more words

Life On The Home Front

No Sleep Til Dublin

Late on Good Friday we travelled to Dublin. Because I am a non-religious idiot who consistently forgets that Easter exists. We could have left so much earlier in the day! 685 more words

Travel

The Case of Jack White: Nationalisms, Socialisms and Transnational History

Syd Morgan (Swansea University) discusses his research on Captain Jack White’s attempt to secure support in Wales for Irish nationalism.

In late April 1916, after the Easter Rising, Captain Jack White…

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Ireland

'Michael, they have shot them!'

Event: New documentary film‘Michael, they have shot them’

Where: Melbourne Celtic Club

When: Sunday 7th August 2.30 pm – 4.30 pm

Cost: Free entry… 218 more words

News

The Seven

Ruth Dudley Edwards, The Seven: The lives and legacies of the founding fathers of the Irish Republic (Oneworld: 2016)

In his Irish Impressions (1919) G.K. Chesterton recounted a story about a ‘comical’ character he met on a visit to Dublin.  850 more words

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