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Tim Pat Coogan’s “The Famine Plot:” Could Ireland’s Greatest Tragedy Have Been Prevented?

In 1996, Tony Blair issued the first apology on behalf of the British authorities for the part they played in Ireland’s 1846 through 1851 famine. “That one million people should have died in what was then part of the richest … Continue reading

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Tim Pat Coogan’s “Michael Collins: The Man Who Made Ireland”

At approximately 8 PM, August 22, 1922, the president of the Free State of Ireland Michael Collins was gunned down in the nondescript town of Bael na mBlath, County Cork, Ireland. Not only was this Irish legend killed by his … Continue reading

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