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Re: Irish Shaggy Mantle

I got mine HERE . It's an excellent replic of a Hedeby Viking find. Three weeks ago we lived one week in the rebuilt Houses on the Hedeby grounds, we had heavy snow, fu**ing easterly winds and temperatures went down to minus ten celsius. Those blankets saved our ...
by Cathal
Mon Apr 22, 2013 5:05 am
 
Forum: Early-Medieval
Topic: Irish Shaggy Mantle
Replies: 11
Views: 22256

Re: The situation of Irish re-enactment today

very valid points and extremely well put, I think the Irish re enactment scene appears to be a lot smaller than 5 or 6 years ago mainly economic reasons, individual personalities or politics don't really interest me at all now I just do my own thing with my own friends and enjoy doing ...
by Na Fianna Éireann
Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:23 pm
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The situation of Irish re-enactment today
Replies: 12
Views: 23018

EMAP Gazetteer with LOADS of pictures and not only

... a look. The information from Gazetteer is absolutely awesome. I wish I would have such PDFs available when we started with Irish reenactment years ago. You may search there for other papers online. http://www.heritagecouncil.ie/archaeology/our-initiatives/instar-web-archive-grant-programme/?no_cache=1
by oleg
Wed Mar 27, 2013 10:18 am
 
Forum: Early-Medieval
Topic: EMAP Gazetteer with LOADS of pictures and not only
Replies: 2
Views: 4162

The situation of Irish re-enactment today

... they portray and then go to sleep in a B&B or in a plastic tent and cook their food on a gas cooker? Is that what the people did 200 years ago? Or 800 year ago? Or even 100 years ago? As far as I know even in World War 2 the soldier cooked their food on real wood fires, as it was easier ...
by Malo
Thu Mar 21, 2013 12:38 am
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The situation of Irish re-enactment today
Replies: 12
Views: 23018

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... “nation-centric approach” to the past—the “overcoming” of which you seem to deplore—was what led to the catastrophic miscalculations of a century ago. Had the leaders of 1916, and indeed the leaders of the IPP, studied history they would have known that the Protestants of the North would not bow ...
by michaelcarragher
Wed Mar 20, 2013 8:38 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 308065

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... (1998), to quote the recordings anonymously. Hart reported three veterans on the tapes speaking on the November 1920 Kilmichael ambush. Some years ago due to pressure from historians to make the tapes available for inspection, Fr Chisholm gave the tapes to a member of the Deasy family, a nephew ...
by NiallMeehan
Sat Feb 16, 2013 6:56 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 308065

Re: Ballinderry Sword Reconstruction

... sword is not unique in its kind. In the beginning of the 20th century we found a similar piece back in the Netherlands (Elst). Some time ago we made this piece: http://www.celticwebmerchant.eu/a-27199054/early-medieval-swords/viking-sword-ballinderry/ . We love the Ballinderry sword, ...
by Celtic Britain
Mon Oct 29, 2012 11:22 am
 
Forum: Early-Medieval
Topic: Ballinderry Sword Reconstruction
Replies: 23
Views: 36067

Re: 16th Century Shields

... wicker shields—of various sizes—continued in use in Ulster even so late as the sixteenth century, and in the Highlands of Scotland till 200 years ago. Shields were ornamented with devices or figures, the design on each being a sort of cognisance of the owner to distinguish him from all others. ...
by finnobreanan
Tue Oct 09, 2012 8:08 pm
 
Forum: Early Modern
Topic: 16th Century Shields
Replies: 54
Views: 96432

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... a historian of publishing "untrue and unchecked claims" relating to a disputed IRA ambush in which his father participated 92 years ago. Edward "Ned" Young was the last known survivor of the Kilmichael ambush, when the IRA killed 17 police auxiliaries on November 28, 1920. ...
by anchorman
Sat Sep 01, 2012 10:22 am
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 308065

Re: Trebuchet use in Ireland

... that. I found that thread before I posted my message. I understand that the project had come to a standstill and the last posting was some time ago. I got in touch with the National Museum today and had some positive results where I was told that there are reports of engineers repairing siege ...
by ColmBruxelles
Wed Aug 22, 2012 6:24 pm
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Trebuchet use in Ireland
Replies: 11
Views: 19598
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