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Dr Fearghal McGarry from Queen's University Belfast discusses how Joseph Plunkett became involved with the 1916 Easter Rising.

To learn about the other signatories of the Proclamation, check out our playlist:…

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Grace Gifford was the childhood sweetheart of Joseph Mary Plunkett, an Irish nationalist, republican, poet, journalist and a revolutionary leader of the 1916 Easter Rising. He was the youngest signatory of the Proclamation. He married Grace just…

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The Story of Frank Hill and the wonderful collection of PostCards depicting the life of a LightkeeperAs Told by Audrey Arthure, Frank's GranddaughterA Seafaring Family Francis Joseph Hill was born on 4th March 1878 at Ballydonegan, on the Beara…

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Training An Slua Muirí in Seamanship skills.

Lt.Cdr Miichael Murphy

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"Preface
The definite object proposed in this work is an examination of the general history of Europe and America with particular reference to the effect of sea power upon the course of that history. Historians generally have been unfamiliar with…

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Newspaper Article in the Golden Bay Argus depicting 55 year old Louis Brennan with his latest invention the gyroscopic Railway. Following on from the success of the Brennan Torpedo and in his role as Superintendent of the Brennan Torpedo Factory…

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Newspaper article detailing a manifesto declaration issued by the Cobden Club. Great Britain should be prepared to maintain existing trade rights in territories which others may want to annex.

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I remember in probably 1956 my late Brother Austin struggling into his new An Slua Muiri Uniform. He could not understand why there was a bulge in the front of his Jacket. It was only when he went up to Cathal Brugha that CPO Sean Lavin advised him…
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