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Kilcoole Gunrunning 1914

By David Gahan.

The village of Kilcoole in north Wicklow involved itself in the decade of commemorations by remembering a significant though not widely known event, the Kilcoole Gunrunning of August 1914. 795 more words

Irish History

2014- Annual Report and videos

Annual report 2014 Final PDF

This long winter we are having presents opportunities to learn, experiment and grow. Recently, I was taught how to put this report in a form I could post.   139 more words


Hypocritical Britain - Alan Bennett call it as it is.

Wonderful article by Rosie Millard, describing Alan Bennett’s view on what England is great at – hypocrisy. Currently, where I live in South Norwood, we suffer from NIBYISM – hypocrisy at it’s worst. 734 more words

Social History

This Week in Chester History...

In 1955, Robert Minard of Fox Chase Road was named Chief Observer for the Civil Defense observation post. At the time, Chester Borough was home to one of the three remaining CD observation posts in New Jersey. Source: The Mendham-Chester Tribune.

Local History

Adam Purvis

Adam Purvis is the commissioned researcher for The Victoria Cross

I obtained my secondary education in two Enniskillen schools: Portora Royal School and Erne Integrated College. 154 more words

The Fermanagh 100

A Social History of Learning Disability: Langdon Down Museum

Now beautifully restored to its original condition, part of the old Normansfield hospital building between Kingston and Teddington is home to the Down’s Syndrome Association, Langdon Down Museum of Learning Disability and Normansfield Theatre. 749 more words

Public History

100 years of Anzac - Pearl Beach Exhibition

Tell Us Your Story”


An invitation

To view an exhibition of precious items loaned by Pearl Beach residents who have a close connection with a loved one who has served in the service of their country in war and peace. 60 more words

Central Coast NSW