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AN INTERESTING GEOLOGICAL SPECIMEN.

August 23, 2014

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PLATE I. A zoomorphic shape on the flat end of the stone.    PLATE II. The flat end of the object showing the zoomorphic shape.                                                                                                    PLATE 3. The nodule is a conglomerate stone containing tiny fossil; grains of dirt frequently fall out of […]

JERRY O’REGAN, MY GRANDFATHER AND THE GREAT WAR: FROM GLANTANE TO YOUGHAL AND THE SOMME

August 6, 2014

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  MY GRANDFATHER JEREMIAH O’REGAN NEVER TALKED ABOUT THE GREAT WAR AND HIS PART IN IT. OVER THE YEARS HE GAVE AWAY HIS MEDALS. MANY RECORDS INCLUDING HIS, WERE ‘BURNT’. IN 2008 I KNEW LITTLE ABOUT HIS YEARS IN THE ARMY, THE MUNSTER FUSILIERS, HIS INJURIES, ETC. HOWEVER HIS DAUGHTER KATHLEEN FAHY HAD HIS DISCHARGE […]