MALLOW, AUGUST 1922

August 02, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
By August 1922, North Cork was at the centre of hostilities as the better equipped and organised National Army advanced southwards from Limerick. The retreating Republicans had blown up or burnt hundreds of bridges, houses, police and military barracks. Most notable among these were the spectacular railway viaduct in Mallow, the huge military barra...
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RECONCILIATION

August 02, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
Address delivered by Bill Power at the Remembrance Day Commemoration in Christ Church, Fermoy, Sunday 11th November 2007 When you are standing at your hero's grave, Or near some homeless village where he died, Remember, through your heart’s rekindling pride, The German soldiers who were loyal and brave. Men fought like brutes; and hideous th...
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