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#OTD in 1956 – Birth of Kevin Lynch, an Irish Republican hunger striker and member of the Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) from Park near Dungiven, Co Derry.

Fuair siad bás ar son Saoirse na hÉireann.

Kevin Lynch  was a republican hunger striker and member of the Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) from Park near Dungiven, Co Derry.  135 more words

Irish History

Titanic Belfast

I recently visited Belfast’s stunning Titanic Exhibition. It’s housed in a spectacular building that references the White Star Line logo (and the iceberg which destroyed this vessel). 362 more words

Northern Ireland

Navigating through Northern Ireland: Game of Thrones (2/3)

Northern Ireland has a plethora of filming locations for the HBO tv series “Game of Thrones”, which was the cherry on top to an already great itinerary.  91 more words

Oktawian Daniel Olejniczak to fight Conor McGregor’s teammate Cian Cowley at ‘Brave 13: Europe Evolution’

Oktawian Daniel “Obi-Wan” Olejniczak is ready to face Cian “The Warrior” Cowley. Training at Straight Blast Gym Ireland in Dublin, Ireland, Cowley is one of the teammates of Conor “Notorious” McGregor. 424 more words

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Peace professor role for former Northern Ireland Assembly speaker

Former Northern Ireland Assembly speaker Mitchel McLaughlin has been appointed an honorary professor in peace studies at Queen’s University.

Mr McLaughlin was the first nationalist politician to be elected to the position and was a Sinn Fein Assembly member for much of the last 20 years. 307 more words

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RC Test Flight

The next flight was to be yet another test flight, this time to try out my new DJI remote controller for Tinkerbell. As I hoped, range is much improved, however it is still strictly line of sight only. 228 more words

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