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Tomás Ó Cárthaigh
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Yeats had his Fisherman as his icon of the Ireland he saw as his and such an icon for this generation for me is the horse trader at the Banagher Fair...

I'm writing a response piece to the #MyIreland project of the St Patrick's festival giving my Ireland as I see it I thought of this iconic shot I took...

This is the response poem I wrote...

http://www.writingsinrhyme.com/index.php/my-ireland
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"My Ireland" by Stephen James Smith (@sjsWORDS) shows Ireland as he sees it - here's mine as I see it. Lets all do a verse tagged #MyIreland

http://www.writingsinrhyme.com/index.php/my-ireland/

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"My Ireland" by Stephen James Smith (@sjsWORDS) shows Ireland as he sees it - here's mine as I see it. Lets all do a verse tagged #MyIreland

http://www.writingsinrhyme.com/index.php/my-ireland/

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#1798 Remembered By Both Sides

Men of Eireann, forbidden oaths swearing Blood to shed for freedoms cause Bards songs sung of brave rebels from cart handles hung Modern bar room audiences clap their applause. In a Northern town, followers of the crown Sing their own songs to the same…

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Story of #orangeorder members in #ballinalee smashed a child's headstone as it was a #celticcross in an act of hatred against #catholicism

A tale of sectarian attack by Orange Order members on a grave of a sister of Thomas Newcomen Edgeworth as it was in a shape of a cross, which they saw as Catholic… Here is the story on the Irish Folklore Commission The Celtic cross it stood over his dead…

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#kingbilly, - #OrangeOrder hero, made good Treaty's was condemned by #Ultras who held sway with #queenanne breaking #treatyoflimerick.

This is a land worth fighting for” William of Orange – attrib. “I fought to liberate the Protestants, not oppress the Catholics” William of Orange King William, though made a champion of the Orange Order, was a fair general, making good Treatys with the…

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#DonaldTrump mother's of #Tong in #Lewis in Scotland. A poem says "best of Mac Leod"... if he's the best may God save us from their worst!!!

Im sure some are good people From the shadows of Tong steeple But the one the world does know Contempt for all he does show Stirrs the baying of the bigoted crowd He who we are told by the bards is the best of Mac Leod The one the world knows is sleazy as…

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Padraic Colum : Longford Writer and Riot Inciter, article on a #Longford #poet & #childrens #storywriter, who influenced Irish independence.

Padraic Colum was one of Longfords most famous modern literary figures. The son of a workhouse master, he grew up in the Longford Workhouse, was the cause of the awakening to the cause of Irish freedom of Constance Gore Booth, and was a noted encourager…

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Next up #darknessintolight - @ #edgeworthstown @PietaHouse fundraiser @ w/end - hope 2 get #pietahouse service 4 #longford @Longford_Leader

The fight against depression and suicide has many armies, one of the most prominent of late being PIETA House, and at a fundraising arts and crafts exhibition in Edgeworthstown I got to help raise awareness and funds by putting in my photos. During the…

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At the Battle of Teutoburg Forest (aka Battle of Varus), c. 9 CE, a combined force of Germans annihilated a Roman army consisting of three legions including three squadrons of cavalry and six cohorts of auxiliary troops. As some soldiers must have been left behind to defend summer camps, the army probably held 10,000 to 15,000 men or roughly 8 to10 % of the total Roman army. The sources do not mention the size of the German army.

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#Germany #Rome #BattleOfTeutoburgForest #History #AncientHistoryEncyclopedia
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