‘The Bravest (9/11 Song)’

“I’ll never be able to look at a fireman or woman again without knowing that he or she would lay down their lives for me without ever knowing my name. We can never thank them enough.” –Tom Paxton ‘The Bravest (9/11 Song)’ (Written by Tom Paxton/Performed by Mickey MacConnell) The first plane hit the other […]

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Today in Irish History – 11 September:

1649 – Siege of Drogheda ends: The first siege occurred during the Irish Rebellion of 1641, when Phelim O’Neill and the insurgents failed to take the town. The second more famous siege happened in 1649 during the Cromwellian conquest of Ireland, when the New Model Army under Oliver Cromwell took the town by storm and […]

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