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Moygashel To Be Renamed Maigh gCaisil for 12 Months In Honour Of 1916 Rising

Moygashel locals are said to be bewildered that they were not consulted over a proposed name change in honour of the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising next year.  210 more words


"An Account Of The Manner In Which Young Boys Are Made Into Soldiers": Na Fianna Éireann and the Making of Irish Masculinity

In 1911, the Irish Republican Brotherhood’s Irish Freedom newspaper featured an article on the training practices for young recruits used in the Japanese army. The methods used by the Japanese military, … 1,402 more words

Processions, Protest and the Perfect Woman in Irish Picture Houses, Late Summer 1915

Summer was usually a bad time for indoor entertainments such as cinema. But the Irish weather during July 1915 – like that of July 2015 – did not favour outdoor activities. 1,882 more words


Wild Atlantic Way: Roundstone to Galway

We were sorry to leave Roundstone as it had been a great base from which to explore the coastline of the Wild Atlantic Way and the strange, boggy heartland with its hidden tales of heroism and hardship. 1,006 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge :Half and Half

We came across this beautiful lawn in Dublin at the weekend, split in two by purple lavender.  This was taken in the extensive lawns and gardens surrounding the… 112 more words