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Poppy Season

As many people know, the summer months in Norn Iron make up The Marching Season. But the three weeks or so before Remembrance Sunday make up Poppy Season.…

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Added by John Mooney on October 28, 2013 at 1:00pm — 4 Comments

Jacobites ... By Name?

I suppose I have been interested in original Wild Geese all my adult life. As is often the case with Irish History, our first approach is via songs sung at school (eg Clare's Dragoons),rte radio (Jackets Green), folklore (Galloping Hogan).

Of course the real story deserves more…

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Added by John Mooney on October 9, 2013 at 10:30am — 5 Comments

Irish Stamps and Propaganda

It is an unfashionable thing to admit in 2013...but I collect stamps. There...I said it. My only excuse is that I am a 61 year old guy and collecting stamps was considered "normal" for a child fifty odd…

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Added by John Mooney on October 6, 2013 at 4:00am — 16 Comments

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