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After Obama.

Started Nov 10, 2016 0 Replies

Now the results are in, the international community, the ordinary people, are going to take a more critical look at the US as the best example of democracy in the free world. What Americans do in…Continue

 

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michael dunne liked Joe Gannon's blog post The Kilmeena Ambush, May 19, 1921: Seeds of Victory in a Defeat
May 25
michael dunne liked Joe Gannon's discussion The Carrowkennedy Ambush, June 2, 1921
May 25
michael dunne commented on Joe Gannon's group Irish War of Independence / Black & Tan War
"Thank you Joe."
May 10
michael dunne commented on Joe Gannon's group Irish War of Independence / Black & Tan War
"How many volunteers declined to make statements and were they all asked and by whom? Did all who made statements and who would have been entitled to the princely veterans pension claim it? How did the Trucealeers fare out in their endeavours?"
May 9
michael dunne commented on Colm Herron's blog post 3rd of July 1970: Day of Treachery
"We live in interesting times. I worry for the young people, but live in hope. Colm, Seems like a long time ago since I read it also but I I never will forget the loathsome Joe Gowlan. Even though this book is long out of print sadly the world has…"
May 5
michael dunne commented on The Wild Geese's blog post Terence MacSwiney: Irish Martyr
"Thank you Joe for this link. Without detracting in the slightest from the memory and supreme sacrifice of Terence McSwiney, Michael Fitzgerald died on the 17th October followed by a seventeen year old Joseph Murphy who died on the same day as…"
May 5
michael dunne liked The Wild Geese's blog post Terence MacSwiney: Irish Martyr
May 5
michael dunne commented on Dee Notaro's blog post Sunday's Child
""To be born on a Sunday was considered a sign of great sin during Puritan times; a “Sunday Baby” in the southern U.S. is an illegitimate child." Well I suppose according to our religion to be born on any day, not just Sunday,…"
May 5
michael dunne liked Dee Notaro's blog post What Is An Orphan Train?
May 5
michael dunne commented on Dee Notaro's blog post Sunday's Child
"Thank you Dee. I too think occasionally of my poor mother and my birth day which was a Wednesday and without doubt  'full of woe' I think she hung on for all she was worth, being alone in the world and not wishing her son to be born…"
May 5
michael dunne liked Dee Notaro's blog post Sunday's Child
May 5
michael dunne commented on Joe Gannon's group Irish War of Independence / Black & Tan War
"Thank you for these 1st class presentations of recent Irish History. Terence McSwiney's view ... It is not those who inflict the most, but those who endure the most, will conquer... was borne out by his ultimate sacrifice. It seems de Valera…"
May 5
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Irish War of Independence / Black & Tan War

A place to discuss the men and women who took on the British Empire, and in spite of the incredible odds against them ... won. Photo to the left is the monument at the site of the Carrowkennedy Ambush in Co. Mayo.See More
May 5
michael dunne liked The Wild Geese's blog post This Week in the History of the Irish: March 26 - April 1
May 4
michael dunne commented on Colm Herron's blog post 3rd of July 1970: Day of Treachery
"A bleak but honest outlook Colm. Tweedledum and Tweedledee are representative of the general public. This adds further to the bleakness as a combination of material considerations. Irish conservatism and the opposition of the Catholic Church, were…"
May 4
michael dunne commented on Colm Herron's blog post 3rd of July 1970: Day of Treachery
"Hello Mary and Colin. Thank you. That summary after the Tressil extract was written pre Brexit and I though, like most,  that the remain camp was reasonably safe. The voting pattern and the general dissatisfaction with the status quo in the UK…"
May 3

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