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Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... to be convinced. In the most recent issue of HI Dr Regan responds to Dr Fitzpatrick. As always, he makes for thoughtful reading, and any “manufacture of consensus among Irish historians on contentious issues”, if such there be, is a cause of deep concern—though Dr Fitzpatrick robustly denies ...
by michaelcarragher
Tue Jul 10, 2012 1:55 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 307980

Re: Greetings from Himself

... mean house, not household. Cenél (accent on the second e) is an old Irish word meaning 'kindred, or tribe". Muintir is another such word, in fact a common and still-used word meaning household in odern Irish. It has another meaning, that of community or gropu in older Irish, but has come ...
by finnobreanan
Sun Jul 01, 2012 3:01 am
 
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from Himself
Replies: 18
Views: 18295

Re: Greetings from Himself

... mean house, not household. Cenél (accent on the second e) is an old Irish word meaning 'kindred, or tribe". Muintir is another such word, in fact a common and still-used word meaning household in odern Irish. It has another meaning, that of community or gropu in older Irish, but has come ...
by Billy
Fri Jun 29, 2012 11:04 pm
 
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from Himself
Replies: 18
Views: 18295

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... does all the above impentrable stuff have to do with the Irish War of Independence? Take it to a WWI thread. That made me laugh thank you , simple fact is the ordinary man doesn't want to know about all this crap revisionism, historically we stuffed the British empire using guerrilla tactics and ...
by Jd66
Sun Jun 24, 2012 11:38 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 307980

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... does all the above impentrable stuff have to do with the Irish War of Independence? Take it to a WWI thread. That made me laugh thank you , simple fact is the ordinary man doesn't want to know about all this crap revisionism, historically we stuffed the British empire using guerrilla tactics and ...
by Na Fianna Éireann
Sun Jun 24, 2012 10:24 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 307980

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... or evasive, the statement doesn’t “bolster confidence in your judgment” (to borrow your own expression). But perhaps more significantly, the fact that a professional historian genuinely doesn’t know that a joint civilian-military overhaul of the BEF’s transportation system had been mooted ...
by michaelcarragher
Fri Jun 08, 2012 5:33 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 307980

Re: how did the vikings smoke?

I found this thred very intresting and the fact that there is no evadence of smoking any herbs or any other plant. :)
by Ulfhundur
Sun May 27, 2012 10:30 pm
 
Forum: Early-Medieval
Topic: how did the vikings smoke?
Replies: 15
Views: 17015

Would a 13thC Anglo-Norman soldier be seen dead in a brat?

... and knights clothe their children in gaelic dress alongside the accepted 'English' styles? My reasoning for this is the intermarriage aspect, the fact that by 1500 the Gaelic and Anglo-Irish lords have become nearly indistinguishable from each other (with the exception of when making appearances ...
by Grey Wind
Thu May 03, 2012 10:08 pm
 
Forum: Late Medieval
Topic: Would a 13thC Anglo-Norman soldier be seen dead in a brat?
Replies: 17
Views: 26554

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... equally have been the case that their audiences were already of the opinion that British generalship during the First World War was less than satisfactory? If not, may not Todman et al also engaged in seeking to impose their own, albeit contrary stamp, on what they regard as a malleable British ...
by JulianPutkowski
Sun Apr 08, 2012 1:00 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 307980

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... I think it's to his credit that he made this a deal-breaker in his negotiations with Dev. Far more insidious than a pre-election pact is the fact that after the results were in, Collins simply prorogued the new assembly from meeting on no less than five occasions, thus absolving the PG from ...
by DrNightdub
Mon Jan 23, 2012 8:51 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 307980
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