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Big it up for the OSI

I don’t know whether there is any official award scheme for contributions to historical research but, if there is, I reckon Ordnance Survey Ireland should get one. 147 more words

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Portland House

Here is a good article about the destruction of Portland House, just upstream of Portumna on the east bank of the Shannon, by ruffians in 1938. 8 more words

Economic Activities

For railway enthusiasts

The economics of the current Irish railway system have received insufficient attention. If they had, the entire system (with the possible exception of some commuter lines) would have been closed down years ago and we wouldn’t have the current mad proposal to… 267 more words

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Big it up for the Kingstown Blazers

Hats off to the Irish Sailing Association for its successful campaign to persuade owners of diesel-powered pleasure craft to pay the Mineral Oil Tax. The ISA reckoned that… 279 more words

Ireland