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Episode Three: Stephen Hawking

Posted May 12th, 2018 at 06:34 AM by Shoulders of Giants
Updated May 12th, 2018 at 06:36 AM by Shoulders of Giants

Hi everyone, Episode Three is up of our podcast. you can listen on Itunes or wherever you download podcasts.

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We decided to go into some recent history with Stephen Hawking. Since he passed away we thought it would be nice to go over his life and do our best to make a little tribute to him.

Thanks for Listening.
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Shadows and Substance: Seán Mac Eoin and the Slide into Civil War, 1922

Posted May 5th, 2018 at 07:32 AM by Ascendant (Éireann Ascendant: An Irish History Blog)

Article on the build-up to the Civil War, from the Dáil debates to the confrontations in Westmeath and Sligo, with a focus on Seán Mac Eoin, the Longford IRA leader turned Free State general.

Shadows and Substance: Seán Mac Eoin and the Slide into Civil War, 1922

Seán Mac Eoin was in a triumphant mood when he came to Athlone to oversee the evacuation of its British garrison in February 1922. Standing in the centre of the Castle square, he addressed the parade of Irish soldiers...
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The Weakness of Conviction: The End of Liam Lynch in the Civil War, 1923 (Part VII)

Posted April 10th, 2018 at 01:32 AM by Ascendant (Éireann Ascendant: An Irish History Blog)

Article on Liam Lynch and his death on the 10th April 1923 (last in a seven-part series).

The Weakness of Conviction: The End of Liam Lynch in the Civil War, 1923 (Part VII)

As the Civil War escalated, Liam Lynch ordered in December for "three enemy officers to be arrested and imprisoned in each Brigade area", to be killed in turn for every anti-Treaty prisoner executed. A month later, a list of Free State senators was circulated among the IRA, with instructions...
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Vampires of Hungary: The Holy Roman Empire

Posted April 4th, 2018 at 11:17 AM by Djenkins

Hi, I've recently launched the Kickstarter for my first comic project- Vampires of Hungary: The Holy Roman Empire. It's set in 1416 and follows a group of knights and a priest from the Vatican who are investigating claims that the Hungarian Cabinet and Queen Barbara De Cilli are vampires. If you like horror, comedy, history or vampires check it out at https://www.kickstarter.com/projects...y-roman-empire
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The Irrelevance of Discourse: Liam Lynch and the Tightening of the Civil War, 1922-3

Posted March 16th, 2018 at 12:11 PM by Ascendant (Éireann Ascendant: An Irish History Blog)

Article on Liam Lynch and his management of the Irish Civil War as it dragged on.

The Irrelevance of Discourse: Liam Lynch and the Tightening of the Civil War, 1922-3 (Part VI)

A week after the start of the fighting in Dublin, many assumed that the war was as good as over. The Free State had triumphed, ran the conventional wisdom, thanks to the might and valour of its National Army. For those anti-Treaty guerillas who still held out, the Irish Times had nothing but scorn:...
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