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The Irish uprising April 24th-29th-1916

The Republic of Ireland lasted six days from April 24th to the surrender on April 29th. While it appeared the rebellion had failed, it actually was just the beginning . The Irish realized they could not win by open conflict, … Continue reading

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Where Does The Money Come From???????

It’s interesting to note that PM Justine Trudeau who recently stated the following to a disabled veteran at a Town hall meeting. “You are asking for more than we can give”??  However, just yesterday the same Justine Trudeau seems to … Continue reading

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The Maiden Voyage 2018

Oos The BMW emerged from the garage for the first ride of 2018 today, Wednesday 11th April. Not sure how far Linda will go or how long the ride will last, its not exactly motorcycle weather yet. Still very cold … Continue reading

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The Baby Soother?

Going up in Belfast in the early 1950’s I only knew one term for the baby soother. We called them Dummy Tits! and they were very common in the back streets of the city. Often mothers would stick the dummy … Continue reading

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Island adventure- hitch hiking????

Another adventure aboard HMS Cockade in 1957. On the 2nd January we sailed off into the Pacific heading for a tiny island under British control. The ship arrived before dark the same day and secured alongside a somewhat unstable jetty. … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary to the RAF 100 years

Wishing the members wearing sky blue a very happy anniversary. The Royal Air Forceturns one hundred today. I remember the spitfire, the Battle of Britain and the few. Never in the field of human conflict has so much been owed … Continue reading

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The Royal Airforce

As we draw close to the 100th anniversary of the RAF (1st April 1918) I’m reminded of my brother Tommy, in 1942 he turned 16 and was anxious to join up. At the time he worked in the shipyard as … Continue reading

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ISIS LEGION BRANCH???????

I SINCERELY HOPE THIS IS NOTHING MORE THAN A HOAX! Surely Trudeau is not quite this dumb? You folks hear about this? I Press release going out April 1st from the PM’s office that the gov of Canada , in … Continue reading

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Letter to editor Friday 16th Mar 2018——. Reality Check???

With a name like Bond this guy must be licensed to dupe! Reality check clarifies what,007  ..?? Legion clarifies benefits issue The Guardian (Charlottetown)March 16, 2018 In your Letters to the Editor section this week, the question of help provided … Continue reading

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Happy St Patricks

The Blarney Stone – Myth or Legend? The Blarney stone has woven around itself a unique tradition of myth, legend and Romance. It is said that the secret of the holy stone was given to Cormac MacCarthy, King of Munster … Continue reading

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