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Blaspheming History: The Land League And Killiney

It is common practice for History to be misused by politicians. For the most part, those of us who respect History, grin and bear it. But there are times when History is so abused, it is a form of Blasphemy. … Continue reading

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Michael Davitt: Forgotten Hero?

Michael Davitt…Forgotten Hero (as the Andy Irvine song suggests)? Am I recalling accurately that in school history, Michael Davitt was merely the footnote…the Land League man…in our history text books. Yet he was so much more. Born into Famine Years … Continue reading

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