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Rupert Brooke and the Chiltern Hills

Rupert Brooke Rupert Chawner Brooke was an English poet known for his idealistic war sonnets written during the First World War, especially “The Soldier”. He was also known for his boyish good looks, which...

A Journey Towards the Somme

  Armistice Day and the wearing of the poppy have always created difficulty for Irish people, a difficulty which echoes the cathartic schism which occurred in Ireland from 1914 to 1918, the years of...

Good old Guy Fawkes!

​   Today Britain joyously celebrates the sectarian evisceration of a War Veteran disillusioned by broken promises. Some would say we need more people like Guido, who was only trying to improve Parliament and...

The Gaybo Years

We won’t see his like again is a well worn cliché but it is true in Ireland today when we think of the broadcaster everybody knew as Gaybo who both documented and precipitated much...

Halloween: A Great Irish Pagan Party, Ted!

  As millions of children and adults participate in the fun of Halloween on the night of October 31st, few will be aware of its ancient Celtic roots in the Samhain (Samain) festival. In...

Tube Tunes

A 16-year-old musician has become a viral sensation after she spontaneously sang alongside a famous pianist at Tottenham Court Road station. Elicia Palmer has been flooded with praise from around the world after footage...

Peterloo after 200 years

  200 years ago today, on a field in Manchester, the industrial working class staged its first mass act of political resistance. The outcome changed the world. As once again in Britain workers rights...

Air India 182

Thirty four years ago an Air India plane was blown apart by a bomb just off the Irish coast of West Cork, as it flew from Toronto to Delhi via Montreal and London. All...

The Longest Day

  Midsummer 2019 is this Friday and is marked with a series of traditions and customs that can be traced back thousands of years. Astronomically, midsummer is the day of the summer solstice, or...

The Eagle on London

Tube Tunes

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Schools to Prison on the Tube

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Happy Birthday Karl Marx

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Millicent Fawcett

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The Gaybo Years

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Halloween: A Great Irish Pagan Party, Ted!

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Air India 182

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The Longest Day

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