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Re: Buying swords - advice on blades please?

... parts of the blade may have different results etc. I was looking for people who could experiment to get as close to the original process as possible. They are rare, because for smith it is easier to create own interpretation of the process that provides good result and put is as a spec. ...
by oleg
Thu Oct 04, 2012 8:06 pm
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Buying swords - advice on blades please?
Replies: 5
Views: 7161

Newbie looking for a Celtic expert

... a film set in Ireland at the very end of the Celtic era. It is completely fictional but I have tried to stay as true to the historical sources as possible. I've come here hoping I might find one or two experts in the field (or even passionate amateurs like me) who'd be willing to read the screenplay ...
by markdublin
Tue Sep 11, 2012 1:22 pm
 
Forum: Early-Medieval
Topic: Newbie looking for a Celtic expert
Replies: 4
Views: 6649

FITE2012 - Call for Papers

... any aspect of textiles worn or produced in Ireland up to 1700, and from all disciplines, are welcome in order to encourage as wide a discussion as possible. Subjects may include, but are not limited to: - individual extant artefacts and garments, - study of contemporary depictions: carvings, drawings, ...
by Aislinn
Mon Jul 30, 2012 8:46 pm
 
Forum: Events
Topic: FITE2012 - Call for Papers
Replies: 0
Views: 1692

Salute! 2012 - The Tanks Are Back!

... the typical Irish summer has been a little worse than usual this year, we now have a large section of Salute! indoors. Wind, Rain or Snow (it's possible :) ), the show will go on. But don't worry, the vehicle driving arena and battle re-enactments will still be there. Hi All, Just a quick post ...
by kdouglas
Tue Jun 19, 2012 2:38 pm
 
Forum: Events
Topic: Salute! 2012 - The Tanks Are Back!
Replies: 23
Views: 18173

Re: Clontarf Plans and Ideas.

... (my interpretation of very little information so it may be way off). Not entirely surprising of the same body as built on Wood Quay. It is possible that something significant can happen in 2014 but there is no guarantee of it at this stage. :( The pub bit we can manage :) Brendan *Note: ...
by brendan
Fri Apr 20, 2012 11:09 am
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Clontarf Plans and Ideas.
Replies: 98
Views: 132697

Sword and Buckler Seminar Easter Monday 9th April

... head. To practice the strikes correctly you will be aiming for the head. A lot of the training will involve slow speed drills. Theoretically it is possible to participate without full head protection but this will limit the options of what techniques you can do. ⋅ A simple padded cloth ...
by brendan
Thu Mar 01, 2012 11:47 pm
 
Forum: Events
Topic: Sword and Buckler Seminar Easter Monday 9th April
Replies: 0
Views: 3374

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... more detail than I had previously (initially in 2008), Frank Busteed, the killing of the three British intelligence officers and their driver, and possible connections with the simultaneous killing of Protestant civilians (in late April 1922 in West Cork). It also looks at southern Protestant attitudes ...
by NiallMeehan
Tue Feb 07, 2012 1:40 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 307871

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... capture of two British intelligence officers to the Bandon Valley killings, which Peter Hart “elided” from his work, Dr Regan both delivers a possible explanation for those killings that is plausibly non-sectarian and skilfully undercuts Hart’s scholarship. Elsewhere (in his reviews of Hart’s ...
by michaelcarragher
Mon Jan 23, 2012 6:07 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 307871

Who Might This Be?

... Living History enactors will greet them and demonstrate Bronze Age weapons and artefacts technology , including food and agriculture, highlighting possible reasons for the need to use astronomy and the science behind the circles' original purpose. ...... http://www.stonepages.com/news/archives/004680.html
by Billy
Wed Jan 11, 2012 11:25 pm
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Who Might This Be?
Replies: 1
Views: 3037

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... not translate into nationalist conflict between Catholics and Protestants in 1916-23, although most Protestants were unionists. But it was also possible to be a Protestant and a militant republican there, eg George Gilmore. It was only where religious and political conflicts overlapped neatly ...
by Jd66
Sat Dec 10, 2011 4:13 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 307871
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