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With Cheltenham only days away, eager punters will be gathering their tips, guarding them as if they were pure gold while pondering the usual each-way forecast, or place it-on-the-nose dilemmas, and with questions like those to consider what better place to have the craic, get a few wins in, and truely enjoy this great horse-racing festival than at Brian Fahy Bookmakers.

Sir Roger Casement’s support for a small island in Galway Bay

Sir Roger Casement was a notable humanitarian and a British consul by profession but, ironically, an anti -Imperialist by nature. He over-stepped his diplomatic role to fiercely condemn Belgium for its brutalisation of the people of Congo*. His report, published in 1904, was however, well received by the British establishment, perhaps because it feared that little Belgium was getting too big for its boots, and too wealthy from its African ventures. Casement received a knighthood.

 

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