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Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... (p 5), that Republican violence was necessary to separate Ireland from Britain and that it was therefore justified. He fails to prove his case fully but in many regards he does a fine job. Professor Fanning traces how the Irish Question had so damaged the Liberals that after Gladstone it was ...
by michaelcarragher
Wed Jun 11, 2014 4:01 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 306999

1595 WESTERN MARTIAL ARTS SWORD FIGHTING CLUB IN ENNIS

... that we wish to reclaim. Fencing is the art of combat: the art and science of defence. The 1595. Club’s approach to the Art of Fence offers: • A full martial system: ranging from unarmed combat to the study and practice of historical weapons. • The study of authentic swordsmanship and the Art ...
by hakunapesa
Sun Jun 08, 2014 7:56 am
 
Forum: Historic Martial Arts, Arms and Armour
Topic: 1595 WESTERN MARTIAL ARTS SWORD FIGHTING CLUB IN ENNIS
Replies: 1
Views: 7799

1595 WESTERN MARTIAL ARTS SWORD FIGHTING CLUB IN ENNIS

... that we wish to reclaim. Fencing is the art of combat: the art and science of defence. The 1595. Club’s approach to the Art of Fence offers: • A full martial system: ranging from unarmed combat to the study and practice of historical weapons. • The study of authentic swordsmanship and the Art ...
by hakunapesa
Sun Jun 08, 2014 7:29 am
 
Forum: Introductions
Topic: 1595 WESTERN MARTIAL ARTS SWORD FIGHTING CLUB IN ENNIS
Replies: 0
Views: 5028

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, though it doesn't have ...
by Stephen Curtin
Sat Jun 07, 2014 2:59 pm
 
Forum: Early Modern
Topic: Jac of Plait
Replies: 25
Views: 33443

Re: Normandy 70th Anniversary D-Day .

... , one of the largest groups we ever had on tour , Irish German and American combined forces which will make one hell of a touring group We have a full itinery and have factored nearly all the commemoration ceremonies , firework displays and of course the main battle areas and defensive bunker ...
by rommel
Mon Mar 03, 2014 2:28 pm
 
Forum: Events
Topic: Normandy 70th Anniversary D-Day .
Replies: 2
Views: 5093

Re: Event Photo's and links

... like this one for ease of viewing) without opening up the editor, (used to be the pixlr editor, but it had a hot spot to resize w/o opening the full editor) So i've recently abandoned my photobucket account and started with flickr.. Not a bad alternative for anyone who might have been having ...
by Sarah3219
Wed Jan 15, 2014 4:41 pm
 
Forum: Events
Topic: Event Photo's and links
Replies: 10
Views: 34725

16 Lives: Roger Casement

... is self-evident nonsense. There is neither need nor room to itemise the mistakes in “understanding” here; but one might expect an historian, in a full-length book, to examine Casement’s beliefs and place them in a context of modern scholarship. Instead, Mr Mitchell just nods along. He claims that ...
by michaelcarragher
Sun Jan 05, 2014 1:17 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: 16 Lives: Roger Casement
Replies: 0
Views: 5027

Re: Clontarf Plans and Ideas.

... necked with slits to allow the head to fit through. Women’s Kit Guide The general guidelines for men apply to women: this means no dyed linen or full silk garments and suitable footwear. As there are no apron dresses permitted jewellery should take form of strings of beads worn as necklaces or ...
by brendan
Wed Oct 30, 2013 6:31 pm
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Clontarf Plans and Ideas.
Replies: 98
Views: 132364

Re: DESPATCH RIDERS OF THE RISING

... carpet slipper he was wearing on one foot, but there was no help for this, because the foot had become infected following a flea bite, on the last full night’s sleep he’d had, on straw, nine days before, and it was too swollen to fit a boot. There was no help for any of this, because Roger West, ...
by michaelcarragher
Mon Oct 07, 2013 9:25 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: DESPATCH RIDERS OF THE RISING
Replies: 8
Views: 15988

Salute! 2013 - Saturday 31st August & Sunday 1st September

Hi All, We're now in full swing in preparation for this year's Salute! show and it's all looking great so far. The dates for this years show are 31st August and 1st September. The best place for info as always is our facebook page located ...
by kdouglas
Wed Aug 14, 2013 2:43 pm
 
Forum: Events
Topic: Salute! 2013 - Saturday 31st August & Sunday 1st September
Replies: 7
Views: 11250
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