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ILDSA Awards and HoF-MSI Inductions

This Sunday, 11th March 2018, will be an important day in the Irish open water swimming calendar, a day to acknowledge the achievements of swimmers and contributors during the 2017 season as well as to honour the lifetime achievements of members of the Irish open water swimming community. 792 more words

Open Water Swimming

Boris Johnson calls for bridge across the Channel, saying it's 'ridiculous' the countries are 'linked by a single railway'

By Gordon Rayner, political editor 

18 JANUARY 2018 • 11:04PM

Boris Johnson has raised the prospect of Britain and France building a bridge over the Channel as Emmanuel Macron said the two countries should “make a new tapestry together”. 503 more words

The Year in Review 2017

Where does the time go? It’s hard to believe that I am sitting down to blog about the year in review.  Looking back at many of the blogposts they still feel real and fresh in my mind. 644 more words

British navy frigate escorts Russian warship in North Sea


HMS St Albans (foreground) and the Russian Admiral Gorshkov (background) in the early hours of Christmas Day CREDIT: ROYAL NAVY

LONDON (AFP) – A Royal Navy frigate escorted a Russian warship on Christmas Day as it passed close to British territorial waters, the ministry of defence said Tuesday at a time of strained relations between London and Moscow. 745 more words

Naval power

The triads give some indication of the naval powers at the time. Triad 14 mentions the Seafarers/Fleet Owners. Geraint ab Erbin and March ap Meirchion were both of Cernyw. 86 more words

I Paternus Known As Arthur