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Re: Tool and weapon handling by the public at events

... responsibility to ensure that all reasonable efforts are made to ensure that nothing goes wrong. I think Brendan has the crux of the matter at hand here and well said Brendan , when I do events or displays for the public like for example I recently attended Malahide, my rule of thumb is to ...
by Na Fianna Éireann
Sat Sep 03, 2011 2:20 pm
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tool and weapon handling by the public at events
Replies: 11
Views: 16131

Re: Derrick's Eonar/Ionar or Tutu, mystery solved?

Interesting observations. I had noticed the thorns on the staff, but had missed what appears to be a spear or javelin point at the bottom. An unusual method for carrying a weapon. There also appears to be a cord or vine by his hand where he is holding the staff.
by finnobreanan
Tue Aug 30, 2011 1:38 pm
 
Forum: Early Modern
Topic: Derrick's Eonar/Ionar or Tutu, mystery solved?
Replies: 12
Views: 17189

Re: Tool and weapon handling by the public at events

... goes for the fire, off limits... as to tools (blunt) and re-enactment safe (blunt) weapons, I would usually let people hold them, as long as my hand is on it at the same time, and when people try to take them out of my hand, I explain that for insurance and safety reasons, I have to kep my hand ...
by pajo
Thu Aug 25, 2011 8:48 pm
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tool and weapon handling by the public at events
Replies: 11
Views: 16131

Re: The Lindley Affair

... diary is merely a succession of often single-line notes copied into the book I have found. They bear the notation in, I believe, my Grandfather's hand: "Copied from note-book, January 28th, 1901" ... about three weeks after he got back to Ireland. Grandfather's notes concerning the Lindley ...
by mikesteemson
Sat Aug 20, 2011 1:48 am
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: The Lindley Affair
Replies: 5
Views: 8108

battle ready shield

... Viking ones, or the same size and style used in gladiator training camps. mostly i'm looking for something large enough to cover the forearm and hand (approx 18-20inches diameter) and be light enough to not pull my arm off, but strong enough to with-stand a proper battering. looking at them online ...
by RomanGladiator
Tue Aug 02, 2011 5:27 pm
 
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: battle ready shield
Replies: 3
Views: 6129

LECTURE AND DISPLAY, RIVER LEE HOTEL CORK CITY

... will close at 9 pm. An exhibition of Irish Volunteer items from 1913 to 1923 will be on display before the lecture and we will have members on hand to answer any questions from the general public. The room will be open to the public from 5.30 pm. Entry to the general public will be €5. Tickets ...
by Garry O Brien
Wed Jun 29, 2011 7:42 pm
 
Forum: Events
Topic: LECTURE AND DISPLAY, RIVER LEE HOTEL CORK CITY
Replies: 0
Views: 2377

Re: My Lucas Type 2 Irish Shoes and ring dagger

Image 5 - Lucas Type 2 Irish Shoe size 9. Showing right and left foot, with sketch showing geometry design. Also shown is the end of a woolen crois and a light green leine that I stitched by hand
by consmiles
Sun Jun 05, 2011 2:01 pm
 
Forum: Early-Medieval
Topic: My Lucas Type 2 Irish Shoes and ring dagger
Replies: 26
Views: 53464

My Lucas Type 2 Irish Shoes and ring dagger

... Shoes. Each shoe is cut from a single piece of 3mm vege tan leather, given 5 coats of saddle tan dye, soles get 3 coats of linseed oil and is hand stitched using 14 foot of 2 ply nylon thread. Image 1 - Lucas Type 2 Irish Shoe size 9. Showing outside of the right foot, note upturned toe.
by consmiles
Sun Jun 05, 2011 1:57 pm
 
Forum: Early-Medieval
Topic: My Lucas Type 2 Irish Shoes and ring dagger
Replies: 26
Views: 53464

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... Especially if it happened during the truce. Anyway, my report on Dolan's essay; ___________________ Ending war in a sportsmanlike manner’ The hand of Hart can also be seen in the second essay which stood out – Anne Dolan’s, ‘Ending War in Sportsmanlike manner’. It was Hart who directed the ...
by Jd66
Mon May 23, 2011 2:07 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 308069

Re: My Lucas Type 2 Clontarf era child size shoe

... black oil dye costs E41 these days. I never use chrome tanned leather - you know this cause you've seen my displays - all vege tan leather hand cut and hand sown. Lucas Type 2 is the nearest Gaelic shoe we have for the Clontarf period. It is very different to Lucas Type 1 which archaeology ...
by consmiles
Sat May 21, 2011 7:54 pm
 
Forum: Early-Medieval
Topic: My Lucas Type 2 Clontarf era child size shoe
Replies: 9
Views: 9420
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