Search Results for 'Renmore History Society'

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Public lecture on Irish-Americans and Independence

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WHILE THE contribution of Irish Americans to the events of 1916 are well documented, their campaign to undermine British imperial rule in Ireland in the decades before the Great War is often neglected.

The Siege of Jadotville - the Irish Army against the odds

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THE CONGO 1961, and 155 Irish soldiers are surrounded by more than 3,000 soldiers of the Katanga insurgency, heavily armed with artillery, heavy machine guns, and a fighter bomber.

Public lecture on when pirates ruled the seas

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The pirates of the late 1600s, early 1700s, conjures images of bloodthirsty bandits and violent criminals, but in some respects their outlook and ethos was an early form of the most ruthless kind of capitalism.

 

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