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Memento Mori – Morior Invictus

Being a historian is difficult. There’s the slog work as I call it; the readings, the theories, the whiteboard sessions, the late nights and early mornings, the travel (and travel food and budgets and not having a proper workspace on … Continue reading

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Royal Crest at NUI Galway

Here are a few pictures which I took some time ago of a disused royal crest carved ‘in the round’ at the National University of Ireland Galway. As you can see from the relief detail and also the lion and … Continue reading

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Incorruptible & Everlasting: A History of Batman

While not a traditional military history topic, my recent lecture on the history of Batman to an Cumann Staire (NUI Galway History Society) is still an interesting read. Not just for those of you interested in comic books/film, but also … Continue reading

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