Tag Archives: Irish

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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History in the making

TO regular followers of my blog I apologise and issue the following disclaimer: this post has NOTHING to do with military history. At least nothing intentionally! I spotted this curiosity walking home the other day and found it intriguing! We … Continue reading

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‘Practice Parade at Portobello Barracks’

A Chairde, Lá Fhéile Pádraig Sona Daoibh! While the militaries of the world prepare for parades on St. Patrick’s Day, it is important to remember that not all formal parades are joyful ones. This wonderful document from the Bureau of … Continue reading

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