The Catholic Church waged a century-long war against the Irish left.

Defending the Faith

Moongate in Ireland. This is amazing. It's a little scary if you have ever watched the movie Stargate........

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Celtic: Labbacallee wedge tomb (Irish: Leaba Chaillí "Hag's Bed") is a large prehistoric burial monument, located 8 km (5.0 mi) northwest of Fermoy and 2 km (1.2 mi) southeast of Glanworth, County Cork, #Ireland. It is the largest Irish wedge tomb and dates from roughly 2300 BCE.

Labbacallee Wedge Tomb

Drombeg Stone Circle (also called The Druid's Altar), is located east of Glandore, County Cork, Ireland

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Ancient Standing Stone, Glencolmcille, County Donegal, Ireland

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Drombeg Stone Circle, County Cork, Ireland

Drombeg Stone Circle, County Cork, Ireland - 320x480 - 132490

Years ago people in Ireland got married or renewed their wedding contracts (annually) by joining hands through the Stone of Accord on the Old Head in Kinsale in county Cork, Ireland.

Old Head of Kinsale. - Wonderfulireland

Sinéad O'Connor on Irish Famine - book by Jack O'Brien - British Brutality In Ireland (Ba bhreá liom póg a thabhairt duit Aoibheann.)



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Lunar Eclipse, Hill of Tara, County Meath, Leinster, Ireland

Lunar Eclipse at Tara - Ken Williams

Hill of Tara, Ireland. One of the most ancient stretches of land in Europe with tombs and burial grounds dating back over 4,000 years.

Ireland: Plan to protect Hill of Tara

The fastest… here are the Irish record holders. #Ireland

What are the fastest in Ireland? -

McDermott's Pub, Doolin, Ireland from It's GOSI,,,travel blog

More than Potatoes and Cabbage: Irish Food | It's GOSI

Irish are 'the forgotten white slaves’ claims expert...In his article, John Martin writes “The Irish slave trade began when James II sold 30,000 Irish prisoners as slaves to the New World. Proclamation of 1625

Irish are 'the forgotten white slaves’ claims expert

Irish slaves. The slaves that the world forgot . #slaves #history

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Ireland was the greatest victim of British slave trade. *We never learned about Irish slavery in school. I find it appalling that this chapter of our history was erased. bcb*

Irish are 'the forgotten white slaves’ claims expert

Irish slave trade, people seem to forget that the Irish were taken and used as slaves ..

The Irish Slave Trade | Humboldt Sentinel

Forced into hard labor at the tender age of 14, Kathleen Legg’s only crime was being born out of wedlock. The Magdalene Laundries seemed the perfect solution to hide her “shameful secret”. She was sent to St Mary’s Training School, Stanhope Street, Dublin, where she lived and worked in horrific conditions. Here is Kathleen at the workhouse in Dublin aged 15

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The stolen children They were sent from Irish orphanages to Australia with the promise of freedom. Instead, writes Declan Cashin, our child migrants battled with abuse and slave labour

The stolen children -

A place in Ireland where every two years on June 10-18 the stars line up with this place. Its called Heaven's trail. Add it to the list

My God, it's full of stars

Ireland in the 1900's There was great poverty and appalling housing in Ireland at the turn of the century. In Dublin City there were 3,604 tenements. According to the 1911 census 634 had more than eleven people in one room. Unskilled labourers earned £1 per week and families lived in squalor.

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Beautiful Churches That Have Been Converted into Secular Buildings: The Church Bar & Restaurant, Dublin, Ireland

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Lough Key Castle, Boyle, Co. Roscommon, Ireland. Photo by Krzysztof Czyz

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The Early Christian monastic site at Clonmacnoise, Ireland

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Ballycarberry Castle, Co. Kerry, Ireland, a fortress of the McCarthy family. Photo thanks to Rowan Lewgalon

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