Tag Archives: John Mitchel

Offensive Statues

I think we all got a good laugh when that statue of English slaver, Edward Colston was taken off the pedestal and tossed into Bristol Docks. Likewise when Americans took down those Confederate memorials. And the Belgians took down the … Continue reading

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Nathan Bedford Forrest And Raymond McCreesh

Conflict Resolution is a terrible thing. As I have always said, the best way to resolve a conflict is to have one side completely destroy the other. It is not exactly a moral stance. But the alternative …resolving a dispute … Continue reading

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“History Ireland” Magazine

┬áThe current issue of the magazine “History Ireland” contains a very good article by Kevin Haddick Flynn on the Irish in the American Civil War. Usually too much emphasis is put on the Northern “Irish Brigade” but good to see … Continue reading

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