Monthly Archives: January 2015

‘Colossal impudence?’ Funding a Political Party | History at Galway

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No jobs for the Old Boys! A nice and controversial plan to arrive at a streamlined force for the UK looks set to run into some opposition!

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The Still Unknown Soldier

Search fails to trace Irish relatives of WW1 soldier

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There can be only One

The unkillable soldier The image that comes to most people’s mind when they imagine veterans, is that of venerable old men (and increasingly women), sitting with their medals showing, usually in a quiet room. Generally they are alone… The … Continue reading

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