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Admiral William Brown

Foxford, County Mayo Most people will know the story of Admiral William Brown. Born in Foxford, County Mayo, he emigrated with his father to North America. Left destitute, aged nine, when his father died, he became a cabin boy on … Continue reading

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The Most Famous Argentinian?

Not a considered response to the Papal Election….but rather an observation that the new Pope is an Argentinian. He is now the most famous Argentinian since Diego Maradona and Che Guevara Lynch. And to all those flag waving “British” squatters … Continue reading

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Malvinas Referendum

A close run thing. I demand a recount. Britain 1513….Argentina 3. I expect three people to disappear on the “Falkland Islands”. A cheering result for ┬áBritain which celebrated Mrs Windsors Jubilee and the Olympics last year. Sadly for the Daily … Continue reading

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Britannia Waives The Rules

One of the most enjoyable features of the Olympics has been the behaviour of athletes and supporters…..much better than professional BBC presenters who have tried to ramp up the Chauvinism. Meanwhile the majority of British athletes….and the British supporters have … Continue reading

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The Great Argentinian Soil Controversy

The footage showing an Argentine Olympic hockey player training on “Argentinian soil” (ie the Falklands/Malvinas) is of course tastless….but it is also a major propaganda success. There are two issues here. The first issue is that there are two sides … Continue reading

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