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The last piece of the puzzle

Well, this is a short post. I have just bought my One Day Licence which is required to race in the Hardman Long Distance event this August. 312 more words

Training

Future Call of Duty to be set in bogs of Offaly

Publisher Activision has teased on their YouTube channel that a future Call of Duty (CoD) game will be set in the bogs of Co. Offaly. 240 more words

Clonmacnoise

I stopped off at Clonmacnoise (Cluain Mhic Nóis in Irish) on my way out to Achill Island. I haven’t been to this site in over 10 years. 85 more words

Ireland

Undefeated: The Attack and Defence of Clara RIC Barracks, June 1920

Reminisces

From the 1936 interview with Seán Robbins, former quartermaster of the 2nd Offaly Brigade:

Q. Our view about Clara Barracks is – whether we are right or wrong – that it was a major engagement for some and not a major engagement for others?

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Irish Republican Army (IRA)

Fianna Fail Target Constituencies for the next General Election

Adrian Kavanagh, 31st May 2016

Following on earlier posts, which tried to identify potential target constituencies for the Labour Party, for Sinn Fein and for… 1,484 more words

Fianna Fail

Born in the USA

Unlikely as it was when we discovered that Darth Vader was Luke Skywalker’s father it was nothing compared to the surprise I felt when I heard that Barack Obama was Irish! 230 more words

Views Of Ireland