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Guest Offaly libraries blog: Dr. Philip Brady

In preparation for Poetry Day Ireland, Thursday 26th April, Dr. Philip Brady writes a guest blog post on the magic of poetry

Everybody likes a Poem, though some of us are hesitant to recognise that fact. 285 more words

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The 1918 by-election in North King’s County/Offaly: victory for Sinn Féin and the abandonment of Westminster Michael Byrne

Congratulations to the people of Offaly in having secured as their member Ireland’s Ambassador to America. Their unanimous endorsement of his mission is particularly opportune. Dr McCartan will voice a united Ireland’s demand that the Irish people be given the right of self-determination and will tell the world that Irishmen will not fight as England’s slaves. 2,443 more words

Local History

River systems – the super highways of early Christian Ireland. By Bernie Moran

On 23rd April I will get another chance to show you some modern clues to our ancient past. I have a lot more evidence than I had when I gave a presentation in 2010. 808 more words

Local History

Offaly at the heart of Early Medieval Ireland, by Matthew Stout 'Nipples of Croghan Man sliced in ritual sacrifice.'

An invitation to speak to the Offaly Historical Society on 22 February 2018 caused me to consider whether or not you could tell the history of early medieval Ireland by concentrating on just one county. 1,102 more words

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"How to Shoot Bluebells" Talk - 4th May 2017

Talk by Robert Revill on how to shoot woodland bluebells given to Birr Photography Group on Thursday 4th May 2017 in Craughwell’s Pub, Castle Street, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland. 27 more words

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