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1916 – Easter Rising: The Battle of Mount Street Bridge.

Some of the bloodiest fighting of the Easter 1916 Rising occurs during the Battle of Mount Street Bridge. An inexperienced British regiment, the Sherwood Foresters are involved in combat with seventeen Irish rebels under the command of Lieutenant Mick Malone who would die in the battle. 209 more words

Irish History

Hanging by a Thread...

Win and Just Hope were the words uttered by O’s fans as they left Brisbane Road yesterday afternoon. After a 1-1 draw against Sheffield United, the Orient faithful know that fate is out of their hands and the inaugural words of “ 1,179 more words


It All Started with a Baker......

Sometimes the Truth is Stranger than Fiction……

In this instance it all started with a Baker from Derby.  Improbable as it may seem now he had a dream in which the Virgin Mary told him to go to Depedale (now Dale Abbey) and take up the solitary life of a Hermit, living in solitude and devoting his time to prayer. 559 more words


New England revolution beat real salt Lake 4-0

In an entertaining match between New England revolution and real salt lake, the unexpected happened when the visiting team was beaten 4 goals without any response. 49 more words

Longing for silence

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Bluebells out oooooouuuuuut in full force! ^-^


Borough Market

I love English markets and we had some very nice ones in Dorset. Our former town of Wareham has a small market twice a week, and my husband’s hometown of Wimborne has a huge market 3 or 4 times per week.   259 more words


The old guard

They have been booed, abused and ridiculed over the past few years, but the performances of James Morrison and Chris Brunt in recent games are a big factor in helping us to stay in the Premier League this season. 426 more words