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Reg Volk commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post Geneva Barracks: Death Camp in Wexford
"Are there any lists of ordinary United Irishmen in the 1798 Rebellion...e.g. for Kerry/Limerick? or of those in Geneva Barracks, Waterford?"
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Geneva Barracks: Death Camp in Waterford

In 1782, the ruling Protestant Ascendancy in Ireland were given countrywide self-rule by the British Parliament, greatly increasing the powers of the Irish Parliament, situated at College Green in Dublin. One of the first items addressed by the new parliament was the Trade Agreement that restricted what goods could and could not be imported or exported from the country. A…See More
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The Croppies

There once was a particularly dark time in Ireland when the length of a man's hair determined his fate. If his hair was shorn close to the scalp as opposed to the longer hairstyles of most of Europe at that time, he ran the risk of arrest, interrogation and was often subjected to torture by flogging, picketing, half-hanging and more often than not, death. So fearful of the…See More
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"Aye, the Poet, the greatest threat to oppression. The passion of words are the catalyst for revolution."
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Geneva Barracks: Death Camp in Waterford

In 1782, the ruling Protestant Ascendancy in Ireland were given countrywide self-rule by the British Parliament, greatly increasing the powers of the Irish Parliament, situated at College Green in Dublin. One of the first items addressed by the new parliament was the Trade Agreement that restricted what goods could and could not be imported or exported from the country. A…See More
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The Croppies

There once was a particularly dark time in Ireland when the length of a man's hair determined his fate. If his hair was shorn close to the scalp as opposed to the longer hairstyles of most of Europe at that time, he ran the risk of arrest, interrogation and was often subjected to torture by flogging, picketing, half-hanging and more often than not, death. So fearful of the…See More
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Geneva Barracks: Death Camp in Waterford

Posted on January 9, 2019 at 8:30pm 4 Comments

In 1782, the ruling Protestant Ascendancy in Ireland were given countrywide self-rule by the British Parliament, greatly increasing the powers of the Irish Parliament, situated at College Green in Dublin. One of the first items addressed by the new parliament was the Trade Agreement that restricted…

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The Croppies

Posted on January 5, 2019 at 6:30pm 0 Comments

There once was a particularly dark time in Ireland when the length of a man's hair determined his fate. If his hair was shorn close to the scalp as opposed to the longer hairstyles of most of Europe at that time, he ran the risk of arrest, interrogation and was often subjected to torture by…

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Slaughter in the Murder Triangle

Posted on January 1, 2019 at 7:00pm 0 Comments

Much has been written about the period of upheaval and violence that occured in the province of Ulster in the north of Ireland in the 30 years between 1968 and 1998. Unless you were there and lived through the madness, it's likely that you have…

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The Wrenboys

Posted on December 26, 2018 at 2:00pm 2 Comments

“The wran, the wran, the king of all birds,

on Stephen's day was caught in the furze.

His body is little but his family is sweet

so rise up landlady and give us a treat.

And if your treat be of the best

your soul in heaven…

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Comment Wall (5 comments)

At 10:20am on October 2, 2014, Seathrun said…

Hi John. Just out of the cot and heading out to work. Am a bit further North than you (NH) and the leaves are turning.

Regards

Seathrun

At 7:20pm on September 10, 2015,
Founding Member
John M. Walsh
said…

John, 

My world is enriched by having you as a Wild Geese friend.  Thanks for the invitation.

John Walsh

At 7:45pm on September 10, 2015, John Anthony Brennan said…

You are too kind John......See you soon.

At 2:53pm on October 17, 2016, ed o'toole said…

Even with having two male names it is hard to believe he is not a middle-aged woman with excess wrinkles.

I could not read his stuff, as it too hard to take him/her/it seriously.

At 9:09pm on October 17, 2016, John Anthony Brennan said…

Could you clarify whom you are addressing ed o'toole? Your comment is a bit vague 

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