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“Sailed Into Killala’s Broad Bay”

Images from Killala, a few miles from the spot where General Humbert landed with one thousand French troops in late Summer of 1798. A brief skirmish in Killala and Humbert who had Batholomew Teeling with him as aide-de-camp went on … Continue reading

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The Primacy Of The Republic

I took this photograph in Ballina at the weekend. Note the flagpoles inside the ground at Ballina Cathedral. The place of honour on the highest flagpole is the National Flag. Alongside it on the lower flagpoles are the Flag of … Continue reading

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Wexford 1798

Wexford is probably my favourite county. History is written in every blade of grass and importantly people down there actually care about it. Boulavogue where it all started on a bright May meadow. The Harrow, where the first skirmish took … Continue reading

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