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Photo 101 Challenge - III


Water has always been very important to me. Perhaps because I grew up near the sea, it’s the only element I truly miss when I’m away. 177 more words


New on 500px : Solar Wind Ballycopeland by stephenemerson

This old windmill is located just outside Millisle in County of Down, Northern Ireland.

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Real Estate And Mortgage


I went to Ireland the day after Christmas, 1999 and spent a couple of weeks there.  There was actually a large group of us who went for the Millenium, spending New Year’s Eve at Round Wood House near Mountrath, County Laois.  60 more words


1976 - The Maguire Seven: Guilty in Law, innocent in Fact.

‘Whoever sows injustice will reap calamity, and the rod of his fury will fail.’

Forced (beaten) confessions, contaminated forensic kits, a rush to justice following IRA atrocities in Britain and sloppy police practices ensures that Anne Maguire, her husband Patrick, sons Vincent 17, Patrick 14, brother, brother-in-law and a family friend are found guilty of possessing explosives at their London Home and passing them on to the IRA. 289 more words

Irish History

Warwick Commission for England

So I read the Warwick Commission report with a growing sense of ire. And not just about the findings which were mostly familiarly depressing. But also about the astoundingly England-only reference. 111 more words



Today’s townland is Ballyloughan in County Down.

The townland is bisected by two main routes.  Cars and buses use the A22 road to drive between Dundonald and Comber.  168 more words