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All Measures Necessary (Part III of III)

All Measures Necessary Part III   A Cry From The Past                                                                                      The war in Part I was a world war. Categorised, as it seemed that, all of the countries in the world were at war, which was not the case. Just like today, many countries were little affected and just got on with […]
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All Measures Necessary ( Part 1 of III)

ALL MEASURES NECESSARY  Parts I, II & III   Author’s Note Part I and Part II , contain a collection of reports from a time when a terrible disease spread throughout the world. They said it began just as WWI was ending, and they called it ‘flu’. It was a particular strain of what was […]
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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 […]
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Painting of the emigrant ship POMONA by B.K.Cleare

The Slaughterhouse of the East Coast

THE SLAUGHTERHOUSE OF THE EAST COAST    An account of the harrowing loss of the emigrant ship, Pomona, 1859    ‘Arranged side by side, they lay locked in the sleep of death, and the lifeless, which a few hours past were lighted up with life and animation, had become sickening objects, from which the heart […]