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livinghistory.ie to close

... I'm gonna let the site slide. I've paid the fifty quid a year domain fee (and hosting charges) for the last decade, but I no longer have time to either look after the site or even read it, to be honest. If anyone wants to take over the domain & site, let me know. Otherwise, I'll let it die ...
by the_power
Fri Jun 13, 2014 11:38 am
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: livinghistory.ie to close
Replies: 3
Views: 4946

Re: Jac of Plait

Two other possibilities, that I can think of are, that the chieftain is wearing either a padded jack (over mail), or a brigandine with full length sleeves. Here is an image of a 15th century padded jack.  It's square quilted pattern matches that of the chieftain's, ...
by Stephen Curtin
Sat Jun 07, 2014 2:59 pm
 
Forum: Early Modern
Topic: Jac of Plait
Replies: 25
Views: 32829

A new find - Revninge woman amulet + casting

... man - still not confirmed) gilded silver figurine. Please see the articles below. As I am slowly building up a collection of items to be cast in either bronze or silver, I immediately started working on a model of this figurine too. I will open a small internet shop in two months time. I avoid ...
by Janek
Fri Jun 06, 2014 9:39 pm
 
Forum: Early-Medieval
Topic: A new find - Revninge woman amulet + casting
Replies: 0
Views: 2566

Re: THE IMVG 7TH ANNUAL SHOW 2014

hopefully I will be able to attend this year with either german ww2 or irish war of independence display, best wishes to the organisers in this venture mairtin
by Na Fianna Éireann
Sat Jan 11, 2014 2:14 pm
 
Forum: Events
Topic: THE IMVG 7TH ANNUAL SHOW 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 23328

16 Lives: Roger Casement

... that led to his humiliation by his own party after he was cited in a civil divorce court. There is no evidence of British state machinations in either of those cases, unlike in Casement’s. We find more such inexactitudes: the “letter of sympathy [the Kaiser sent] to Kruger, which aroused fierce ...
by michaelcarragher
Sun Jan 05, 2014 1:17 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: 16 Lives: Roger Casement
Replies: 0
Views: 4824

Re: Hi From down Under!

Welcome and best of luck to your new group. You will find a lot of good information on 16th century Ireland on the Early Modern thread. Don't be shy to ask questions either.
by finnobreanan
Wed Dec 11, 2013 6:29 pm
 
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi From down Under!
Replies: 1
Views: 4122

Rodent cleanup

... warehouse. Unfortunately some clothing had to thrown out as it was completely destroyed and chewed to pieces. The rest of the stuff seems to have either been untouched or at worst contaminated. Im wondering if anyone has any advice on how to clean and decontaminate some of the more unusual stuff ...
by sabrewolfe
Fri Dec 06, 2013 12:22 pm
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Rodent cleanup
Replies: 4
Views: 5847

Re: Clontarf Plans and Ideas.

... is the kit guild you have been waiting on: This kit guide is written with two things in mind: Safety and Authenticity. Women who wish to field (either as archers or fighters) are welcome to do so, but must dress as men on the field, and women in the living history camp. An authenticity check ...
by brendan
Wed Oct 30, 2013 6:31 pm
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Clontarf Plans and Ideas.
Replies: 98
Views: 129907

Re: DESPATCH RIDERS OF THE RISING

... matters worse, the two corps they constituted had become separated by the River Oise. Radio was in its infancy, heavy, fragile, and necessitating either security leaks if broadcasting was en clair or potentially fatal delays if in code; besides, the BEF had only one mobile transmitter and most ...
by michaelcarragher
Mon Oct 07, 2013 9:25 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: DESPATCH RIDERS OF THE RISING
Replies: 8
Views: 15682

Re: Brodie helmet Easter rising

... in April 1916, and it would not be general issue to front line troops until later in the summer of 1916. If you are trying to justify wearing either of those helmets for a British soldier living history portrayal in April 1916, during the rising, the photographic and historic evidence really ...
by finnobreanan
Fri Sep 20, 2013 1:33 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Brodie helmet Easter rising
Replies: 9
Views: 15460
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