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‘All Measures Necessary’ – The 1918 Flu and Biological Warfare

Author’s Note – The greater part of the following story was included in an earlier work, primarily concerned with the operations of German submarines in Irish waters during WWI. The subject matter herein was not considered ‘relevant’ to the main body of work and was deleted from the remainder of my book, U-boat Alley, published […]
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EPILOGUE OF A DISEASE

All Measures Necessary – Where They a Success?   There has been few events in history that one can point to and say, ‘they changed the world’. ‘Change’ in this case, meaning profound or even philosophical.  There were many, after which the world did change, but over a very long period, like the onset of […]
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Battle Of The Piers

At 2.30 PM, Sunday, September 7, 1845, a large public meeting was convened at Kingstown [Note 1.], on the property of builder, James Nugent. The topic was Repeal of the Union, and a large crowd with a number of celebrated speakers attended. Among them was the colourful emancipationist, Thomas Steele, who stirred the crowd with […]