Category Archives: War & Spying

Happy St.Patrick’s Day- March 17th 🇮🇪 🇺🇦 ☘️🌻

Abroad, the Taoiseach has said all the various speaking occasions to mark St Patrick’s Day will highlight Ireland’s solidarity with the people of Ukraine.He will also seek to highlight the importance of democracy and free speech, and the abidance to … Continue reading

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Ireland Chooses Compassion & Helps Ukrainians 🇮🇪 🇺🇦

Ireland has welcomed 5,500 refugees and we are planning to have up to 100,000 but we have no limit. 20,000 families have offered to take in refugees into their homes. Many trucks with supplies have gone to Ukraine driven by … Continue reading

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Putin Attacks Ukraine – Stop The War Russia!

Ukraine declared itself a neutral state in 1991.It is a country in Eastern Europe. It is the second-largest country by area in Europe after Russia, which it borders to the east and north-east. It officially declared itself an independent country … Continue reading

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Please Support The UN’s Fund For Ukraine

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Peace On Earth

Earth Song “Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures.” John F. Kennedy “If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your … Continue reading

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Innocent Blood By Raymond A. Floss

That troubled land, torn and split knowing war, strife, too long Escape through there, to a land once of oppression, now of refuge Once of hope, now of struggle back into that land, give and take innocent blood shed; in … Continue reading

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Break of Day in the Trenches By Isaac Rosenberg

The darkness crumbles away. It is the same old druid Time as ever, Only a live thing leaps my hand, A queer sardonic rat, As I pull the parapet’s poppy To stick behind my ear. Droll rat, they would shoot … Continue reading

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The Soldier By Rupert Brooke

If I should die, think only this of me: That there’s some corner of a foreign field That is for ever England. There shall be In that rich earth a richer dust concealed; A dust whom England bore, shaped, made … Continue reading

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War Is Kind By Stephen Crane

Do not weep, maiden, for war is kind. Because your lover threw wild hands toward the sky And the affrighted steed ran on alone, Do not weep. War is kind. Hoarse, booming drums of the regiment Little souls who thirst … Continue reading

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The Fall of Rome By W. H. Auden

The piers are pummelled by the waves; In a lonely field the rain Lashes an abandoned train; Outlaws fill the mountain caves. Fantastic grow the evening gowns; Agents of the Fisc pursue Absconding tax-defaulters through The sewers of provincial towns. … Continue reading

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In Flanders Fields By John McCrae

In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place, and in the sky, The larks, still bravely singing, fly, Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the dead; short days ago We … Continue reading

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French ambassador thanks Irish people for ‘fantastic’ support

Title: French ambassador thanks Irish people for ‘fantastic’ support Author: Daniel McConnell Full Text & Source: http://www.independent.ie/world-news/europe/charlie-hebdo-attacks/french-ambassador-thanks-irish-people-for-fantastic-support-30896917.html The Internet, Online, 17/01/2015 Sample Text: The French Ambassador has thanked the people of Ireland for their “fantastic” messages of support and solidarity … Continue reading

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Terrorism Across Europe..We Cannot Live In Fear —Support Je Suis Charlie

Title: Paris train station evacuated after bomb threat Author: Breakingnews.ie Full Text & Source: http://www.breakingnews.ie/world/paris-train-station-evacuated-after-bomb-threat-658309.html The Internet, Online, 17/01/2015 Sample Text: Paris police evacuated the Gare de l’Est train station today after a bomb threat, as authorities across Europe pressed … Continue reading

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The best history and war books of 2014

Title: The best history and war books of 2014 Author:   Sameer Rahim, The Telegraph Full Text & Source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/bookreviews/10847204/The-best-history-and-war-books-of-2014.html The Internet, Online, 04/1/2015 Sample Text: THE FATEFUL YEAR BY MARK BOSTRIDGE (Viking, 432pp) A moving and myth-confronting account of 1914. … Continue reading

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The Women of Afghanastan

Originally posted on Through The Eyes of a Photographer:
One of the most moving pictures I have ever seen. Found on the National Geographic website and shot by Lindsey Addario. The caption it’s self sends chills, and cannot be understood…

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An Engaging Blog – Britannica Blog

What is Britannica Blog? Britannica Blog is a place for smart, lively conversations about a broad range of topics. Art, science, history, current events – it’s all grist for the mill. We’ve given our writers encouragement and a lot of … Continue reading

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Harry’s War – The True Story of the Soldier Prince: The True Story of Prince Harry’s Heroism in Afghanistan

Title:Harry’s War: The True Story of the Soldier Prince: The True Story of Prince Harry’s Heroism in Afghanistan Author: Robert Jobson  Paperback:288 pages Publisher:John Blake Publishing Ltd; 1st Paperback Edition edition (30 May 2008) LanguageEnglish ISBN-10:1844546721 ISBN-13:978-1844546725 Product Dimensions: 19.3 … Continue reading

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