Irish Civil War

19 Feb 19
Military Welfare History Network

Introduction The Military Welfare History Network (MWHN) brings together historians and social scientists who research welfare, care and medical provisions relating to armed forces personnel and their families in and across all geographical and cultural spaces, chronologies and thematic areas, with a view to promoting their research, expanding their networks and developing new and exciting […]

19 Feb 19
InsuranceCanvas

News – Insurance Journal Insurance Journal delivers the latest business news for the Property/Casualty insurance industry Outlooks Revised to Positive for Michigan’s Auto Club Group on 2019-02-19 at 07:05AM Best has revised the outlooks to positive from stable and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of “a-” of […]

19 Feb 19
Songs of the Yellow Dog

Redemption in real life. It’s late, I’m tired. There’s a long list of things that need my attention before bed. Outside, it’s quite warm for December in Ohio, though its been raining all day. I hear the swish of car tires on wet pavement beyond the front door. It would be easiest to just let […]

19 Feb 19
Off the Rip

    Many years ago, my fiancee, Ranna was promised in marriage to the prominent son of a neighboring village’s leader in Lebanon.  However, fate intervened and she fell in love with a Braintree bad boy with Irish roots and terrible handwriting…me. In order for us to be wed, I had to travel to Lebanon […]

19 Feb 19
christinesbookcorner

Guest Post for Christine’s Book Corner – TOPIC:  Politics in the future On the first hand, the answer is simple:  “In the immediate future, your skin will be your uniform.” On the second hand, allow me to elaborate on that a bit.  What is playing out in the US and western Europe right now is […]

19 Feb 19
National Post

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Aleah Goodman had 22 points and No. 12 Oregon State snapped No. 2 Oregon’s 17-game winning streak with a 67-62 victory on Monday night. It was just the second loss of the season for the Ducks, who defeated the Beavers 77-68 on Friday in the first game of the rivalry series. Oregon […]

19 Feb 19

On Johns Island in South Carolina, there is a tree called Angel Oak that is said to be more than 500 years old. That means this ancient tree was there in the days of the Cherokee and the Catawba, right around the time when the Spanish settled what would eventually become Georgetown. This great tree […]

18 Feb 19
Sandhills Equines

This is a piece I put together last year; pictures and information are compiled from sources on the internet. The three requirements to be the President of the United States are as follows: you must be a natural born citizen, you must have lived in the country for a minimum of 14 years, and you […]

18 Feb 19
downthiswayboys

It is Black History Month. And with Black History month comes all the Civil War pages posting articles about, well, anything related to African-American History during the Civil War. And as such, the comments that come in are, well, what one would expect. It starts with the articles talking about African-Americans who fought for the […]

18 Feb 19
The Irish Sun
THESE striking images capture the little-known world of black cowboys of the Mississippi. Photographer Rory Doyle spent two years snapping African-Americans in the community in his project Delta Hill Riders. Photographer Rory Doyle captured black cowboys in the Mississippi in his project Delta Hill Riders His aim was to challenge the Hollywood image of the cowboy, which is traditionally a white John Wayne figure. It is estimated that one in four cowboys in the US were black following the Civil War. The Mississippi Delta is one of the poorest areas of the US, with little economic growth or job opportunities. Doyle said: “Historians agree that following the Civil War, one in four cowboys were African American. His aim was to challenge the Hollywood image of the cowboy, which is traditionally white oyle’s pictures capture cowboys on horseback, tending to injured animals and even getting low on the dancefloor   The Mississippi Delta is one of the poorest areas of the US, with little economic growth or job opportunities “But this population was drastically underrepresented in popular accounts, and it’s still that way. “The ‘cowboy’ identity goes far beyond the iconic John Wayne image, which is something I’ve been expressing through the project.” Doyle’s pictures capture cowboys on horseback, tending to injured animals and even getting low on the dancefloor in a local club. He will unveil Delta Hill Riders at theprintspace Gallery in London on February 28. The exhibit will feature 16 large Giclée fine art prints of Doyle’s subjects. Doyle will unveil Delta Hill Riders at theprintspace Gallery in London on February 28 It estimated that one in four cowboys in the US were black following the Civil War Doyle said the population has been ‘underrepresented’ He said he wanted his work to move beyond the iconic John Wayne image The exhibit will feature 16 large Giclée fine art prints of Doyle’s subjects The pictures also capture children on horseback Doyle spent two years snapping the pictures The cowboy world is typically depicted as white The pictures shed light on the previously underrepresented culture A cowboy clings on to his horse in a striking shot Two cowgirls fix their hats in an intimate snap [bc_video video_id=”5569860899001″ account_id=”5067014667001″ player_id=”default” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” max_width=”640px” width=”100%” height=”100%” caption=”Brazilian cowboy sent flying into the air by rampaging bull”] We pay for your stories! Do you have a story for The Sun Online news team? Email us at tips@the-sun.co.uk or call 0207 782 4368 . You can WhatsApp us on 07810 791 502. We pay for videos too. Click here to upload your
18 Feb 19
Senator Mark Daly

https://www.independent.ie/business/brexit/a-hard-border-makes-return-of-violence-to-northern-ireland-inevitable-stark-new-report-warns-37825461.html Unesco study claims that young people would be ‘groomed’ by dissident groups in wake of no deal 2In the past: ‘Future violence can be prevented with stronger law enforcement’. AP photo Young people in Northern Ireland will be “groomed into violent activity” if a hard Border emerges after Brexit, a stark new report has […]

18 Feb 19
Abroad in the USA

This is the second of two posts on our trip to New Orleans (you can find the first one here). This one is about food, Mardi Gras, and cemeteries. After five days in New Orleans, I came to the conclusion that the city subsists on a diet of sugar, alcohol, and seafood. Which is not […]

18 Feb 19
The Quiet Pond

Hello friends. 💛 Welcome to my TBR for the Year of the Asian Reading Challenge! Yes, I know: it’s already February, I am one of the co-hosts, and why haven’t I made my TBR yet?! To be fair, I’ve been absolutely swamped with my Masters (only a week and a bit to go before hand […]