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Nine Years War - sources

... work that describes the lot of the soldiers that went to Ireland and where they came from etc. I am hoping to give a talk to get peoples mind set into how different it was in late 1590s ... a period of economic recession, high unemployment and the government fighting a guerilla war in another ...
by bevis gittens
Mon Jan 30, 2012 12:28 pm
 
Forum: Early Modern
Topic: Nine Years War - sources
Replies: 4
Views: 6387

Duncannon 2012

... and Bar B Q also Sunday night for those who stay til the Monday . Setting up and access will be form Friday at 2 pm and NO SOONER . NO-ONE CAN SET UP PRIOR TO THIS AS SPACE WILL BE ALLOCATED TO EACH GROUP OR ENTRANT BY THE ORGANISERS ON SITE . Myself and Emmet will have it worked out when we ...
by rommel
Mon Jan 09, 2012 8:18 pm
 
Forum: Events
Topic: Duncannon 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 22483

Battle of the Nations - an Irish presence? (Long)

... for unarmoured combat, but still lack something comparable for the armoured combat. I think that this is it. So yeah, I need a complete new set of armour if I want to do this. The Ukranian armourers have the experience and local guys will help ensure that the quality is good, but so too ...
by brendan
Fri Dec 16, 2011 8:59 pm
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Battle of the Nations - an Irish presence? (Long)
Replies: 2
Views: 8930

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... do my own checking. The last chapter in his "The IRA at War" deals largely with the conflict in Belfast from 1920-22. For someone who set such store by the scrupulous statistical underpinning of his work, he makes a number of fairly sweeping generalisations: "This assumes that ...
by DrNightdub
Sat Dec 10, 2011 8:46 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 307971

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... countrymen dismantle the Workers Utopia you worked so hard to create for them and introduce democracy—within the safe confines of which you set up, oh, let’s call it the Aubane Hysterical Society, to start the ball rolling again. And so it goes until, to borrow from Santayana, we learn enough ...
by michaelcarragher
Sat Dec 03, 2011 5:44 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 307971

Social attitudes to Illegitimacy in the early 20th centuary.

... analysis I do wonder if being bought up under the circumstances I explained above had an effect on him. I do not have the faintest idea how to set about discovering the accepted conventions of Irish Society and what the general attitude towards those sorts of circumstances would have been in ...
by BML
Wed Oct 12, 2011 12:30 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Social attitudes to Illegitimacy in the early 20th centuary.
Replies: 1
Views: 3282

Re: Gallowglass Origins

... the site down suddenly last November, after a misunderstanding. We.... who are mostly tech challenged anyway, floundered around for awhile, even set up a short-lived Google group ...... didn't find out what had happened for some months. I am happy to say that we have a new "Caislean na Cnamha" ...
by jaspergreen
Sun Sep 25, 2011 4:54 am
 
Forum: Late Medieval
Topic: Gallowglass Origins
Replies: 42
Views: 74871

Re: Tool and weapon handling by the public at events

... fired too close to them, people being shot with arrows and one with a sword wound as well, accidents indeed and I doubt any one would deliberately set out to injure another person , but if in the event of an accident happening you would still be held responsible to the full rigors of the law of ...
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: 16121

Re: Salute 2011 - 27th/28th August - Now Free Entry!!

... that way in the uniform his father wore all those years again , thanks Bob I will treasure your father's Sam Browne belt. On the second day I set up a German WW2 weapons display and from 10.30 am until 4pm I was completely inundated with the public listening, taking photos and also interacting ...
by Na Fianna Éireann
Sun Aug 28, 2011 6:10 pm
 
Forum: Events
Topic: Salute 2011 - 27th/28th August - Now Free Entry!!
Replies: 8
Views: 9744

Re: Tool and weapon handling by the public at events

Greetings My Friends. Hi Brendan. A set of guidelines would be very useful. It would make people realise how much they need to monitor a livinghistory and combat event. Sad thing is, that a lot of re-enactors in this country do their own thing, ...
by wolfvine
Wed Aug 24, 2011 9:14 pm
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tool and weapon handling by the public at events
Replies: 11
Views: 16121
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