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Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... far less 1921, such integration on a national scale was long impossible. In the seventeenth century, lessons learned from earlier Angevin and English failures ensured that the Jacobite, Cromwellian and Williamite plantations were on such scale that they must massively displace the native Irish. ...
by michaelcarragher
Wed Jun 11, 2014 4:01 pm
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 325114

A new find - Revninge woman amulet + casting

... model: And the original: English: Danish:
by Janek
Fri Jun 06, 2014 9:39 pm
Forum: Early-Medieval
Topic: A new find - Revninge woman amulet + casting
Replies: 0
Views: 2801

16 Lives: Roger Casement

... Tyrone, Ulster, or however far his might could reach; that until Elizabeth failed to appoint him Lord President of Ulster Sir Hugh fought with the English against his fellow-Irish and only fought against the English when that better served his personal ambition. Casement’s misinterpretation of ...
by michaelcarragher
Sun Jan 05, 2014 1:17 pm
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: 16 Lives: Roger Casement
Replies: 0
Views: 5541

Hi From down Under!

... of interest in Gaelic history... and so I am hopeful that Fianna will really take off. Living history in Australia is very much based around English/ French/ German culture and the majority of the living history community here assume that Gaelic culture has little or no difference to that ...
by maconmara
Wed Dec 11, 2013 3:07 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi From down Under!
Replies: 1
Views: 4668

Re: Clontarf Plans and Ideas.

... was deposited a bit earlier, but still nice and worth mentioning. +1:
by oleg
Wed Nov 06, 2013 5:12 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Clontarf Plans and Ideas.
Replies: 98
Views: 140891

Re: Jan Petersen's books on the Web

Happy to help! :-) References should never be hoarded.

There's a partial English translation of the sword book here:

Hasn't been updated in AGES, and nothing from the early 11thC. :-(


by Andrea L Redden
Fri Oct 11, 2013 4:22 am
Forum: Early-Medieval
Topic: Jan Petersen's books on the Web
Replies: 3
Views: 5476

Tile Films - The Lost Ship and Captain Maygh

... leading documentary producers. I believe a lot of you are already familar with our work e.g " A Terribly Beauty" about Irish and English forces during the 1916 rising, "Saving the Titanic" about the engineers trying to keep the titanic afloat and "Cromwell in Ireland" ...
by Tile Films
Fri Sep 13, 2013 1:57 pm
Forum: Early Modern
Topic: Tile Films - The Lost Ship and Captain Maygh
Replies: 0
Views: 4938

Re: Irish Shaggy Mantle

... pile fabrics on the web. Unfortunately it's 60 pages worth @ 1 PDF per page. Decent amount of pictures and drawings, main text in Icelandic, good English summary at the end. OK. I've downloaded it and converted it into a single 11.7Mb PDF. If ...
by Andrea L Redden
Sun Aug 25, 2013 12:14 pm
Forum: Early-Medieval
Topic: Irish Shaggy Mantle
Replies: 11
Views: 23592

Re: New book on the Rising

... was in part due to resentment at the massive wage-differential between soldiers and Specials, but it also likely was rooted in traditional English sympathy for the underdog. The end result was that it became IRA policy not to attack British soldiers (pp. 178, 268). It was probably this ...
by michaelcarragher
Thu Jun 20, 2013 10:38 am
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: New book on the Rising
Replies: 5
Views: 11975

Re: Irish Warrior

... of the Conquest of Ireland An essay for the 2012 Undergraduate Awards Competition by Caoimhe Ní Dhónaill. Originally submitted for TSM History and English Lit at Trinity College Dublin, with lecturer Professor Terry Barry in the category of Historical Studies & Archaeology  ABSTRACT: In his ...
by kevin714
Sat Mar 09, 2013 11:55 pm
Forum: Early-Medieval
Topic: Irish Warrior
Replies: 22
Views: 31834

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