Monthly Archives: November 2015

The Iron Man Who Made Cycling History

I’m not hugely into sports. I watch the big soccer and rugby games when Ireland plays. I appreciate the skill in a good boxing bout and I sit in awe whenever the Olympics is on and I can watch those … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 27 Comments

Nine Extraordinary Facts About the Black and Tan War

I was gobsmacked when I was asked to contribute some facts on the Irish War of Independence to the superb website, Military History Now. Here it is again, for those interested in the subject. The Irish War of Independence ran … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 30 Comments